NBC Universal Director of Weather Operations in New York, New York

Job Number 35310BR

Job Title Director of Weather Operations

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - News Content and Standards

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

The Director of Weather Operations will:

Manage ongoing relationship with major weather vendors, ensuring that all of our weather teams have the latest, up to date technology and that all contractual obligations are being met.

Identify and share best practices with all of our meteorologists to reinforce our culture of constant improvement

Oversee all training and development programs for our weather teams.

Manage our ongoing efforts to track and improve forecast accuracy

Interface with all other departments involved in our weather initiative, including technology, marketing, digital and graphics

Must have great communications and leadership skills.

Must be a meteorologist with an AMS Seal.

AMS Seal, Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology or equivalent degree

Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum 5-years’ experience as a meteorologist in a television news operation

This is NOT an on air position

Should be willing to travel

Location: Flexible, but prefer New York

Reports to SVP News Content and Standards, NBC Universal Owned Television Stations

Should have hands on experience using the latest weather technology, including The Weather Company’s Max System and live radar operations. Knowledge of weather modeling is also a plus.

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