Meteorologist Brian Shields Leaving WFTV After Nearly 15 Years

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Chief Meteorologist Opening In Southeast

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a chief meteorologist at a leading station in a terrific southeastern location.

Meteorologist Melissa Magee Joins KNBC

NBCU-owned KNBC Los Angeles has hired Melissa Magee as a meteorologist, starting Nov. 2. Magee will anchor weather on KNBC’s weekday newscasts at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. A Los Angeles native, she joins the station following a career at WPVI Philadelphia. For more than 11 years, she has reported on wide-ranging and severe weather conditions […]

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Sales And News Openings In Texas

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a director of sales, an assistant news director and a neteorologist for a leading news operation in Laredo, Texas.

Juan Gonzalez Joins WTMO As Meteorologist

Telemundo’s WTMO Orlando, Fla., has hired Juan Gonzalez as meteorologist on weekdays at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. His on-air debut will be Nov. 9. Gonzalez joins with extensive experience, having previously worked as a meteorologist for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona. He is the recipient of three local Emmy awards, including best weather anchor. He […]

Former KUSA Weatherman Marty Coniglio Writes About His Firing

WPVI Meteorologist Melissa Magee Leaving

KCBD Forecaster Found Dead After Facebook Post

KCBD Weathercaster Kelly Plasker Dies Suddenly

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

News And Sales Management Openings

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an executive news producer, a digital sales manager and a meteorologist for ABC affiliate KDRV in Medford, Ore.

KMSP’s Ian Leonard Named Best TV Newsperson

WILX Meteorologist Darrin Rockcole Retiring

John Gumm Named WKRC Chief Meteorologist

WZZM Grand Rapids News Adds Meteorologist

Tegna-owned ABC affiliate WZZM Grand Rapids, Mich. (DMA 45) has hired Samantha Jacques as its new meteorologist. She began her broadcast career as weekend meteorologist at WWTV Traverse City-Cadillac, Mich., while a junior in college. She worked as a teaching assistant, helped to create the first broadcast meteorology course offered at Central Michigan University, forecasting […]

WKYC Adds Meteorologist Matt Standridge

WPLG Meteorologist Hospitalized With COVID-19

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Meteorologists Needed In Buffalo And Lincoln

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a meteorologist at a Nexstar station in New York state, and an opening for a chief meteorologist/anchor at a Standard Media station in Nebraska.

Jeff Verszyla Joining WTAE In Freelance Role

Longtime KBMT Weatherman Resigns Over Station’s Racial Coverage

DMA 2: LOS ANGELES

KNBC’s Fritz Coleman Retiring After 39 Years

His extensive knowledge of weather, seamlessly intertwined with his own style of humor, and his limitless philanthropic work has made him one of Southern California’s most popular and beloved TV anchors.

WESH Orlando Adds Alex Alecci To Weather Team

WSB Meteorologist Katie Walls Leaving For Spectrum News North Carolina

OPEN MIKE FROM DANIEL JOHNSON

How To Train A Meteorologist (Virtually)

WMDT Salisbury, Md., hired a new meteorologist during the pandemic, prompting a novel approach to on-the-job training.

WTEN Albany Adds Meteorologist Jill Szwed

Jordan Evans Named KXXV Weekday Morning Meteorologist

Scripps Media’s ABC affiliate KXXV Waco, Texas (DMA 82), is adding meteorologist Jordan Evans to its Good Morning Texas with Lindsay Liepman and Joe Gumm beginning May 13. Evans graduated this month from Arizona State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in meteorology/climatology from the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and […]

WTVT Meteorologist’s Dog Fetches Forecast 5M Views

WZZM Adds Meteorologist Michael Behrens

Meteorologist Michael Behrens joins Tegna-owned ABC affiliate WZZM Grand Rapids, Mich. (DMA 45), debuting Saturday evening, April 11. Behrens worked in both Fort Wayne, Ind., and Saginaw, Mich., prior to his most recent post at Tegna’s KYTX Tyler, Texas. In college, Behrens was a member of the Ball State Storm Chase Team.

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KVLY Meteorologist’s Online Weather Classes Keep Home-Bound Engaged

A Welcome ‘Normalcy’ From NBCU Stations’ Homebound Meteorologists

Nate Johnson, NBU Owned Stations’ director of weather operations, says the group’s naturally techy meteorologists made a smooth transition to doing their forecasts from home. Viewers have been grateful for the domestic snapshots and fleeting returns to pre-pandemic life they’ve gotten in the process.

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KAIT Puts Viewers First With Tornado Coverage

For those watching KAIT on TV or on the station’s Facebook page Saturday, the coverage no doubt saved lives. It’s about as riveting live weather coverage as you’ll see.

Stations Creating Remote Weather Centers In Meteorologists’ Homes

WESH Orlando Meteorologist Amy Sweezey Leaving

Longtime WUSA Forecaster Gordon Barnes Dies

KYW Philly Adds Llarisa Abreu To Weather Team

CBS owned KYW Philadelphia (DMA 4) has hired Llarisa Abreu as the newest member of its Eyewitness Weather team. She joins Janelle Burrell, Jim Donovan and Chandler Lutz for Eyewitness News This Morning weekdays 4:30-7 a.m.  Her weather reports also stream daily on CBSn Philly. Abreu comes to the Delaware Valley from San Diego, where […]

Zack Green Named WBZ Weekday Morning Meteorologist

Zack Green has been promoted to weekday morning meteorologist for CBS-owned WBZ Boston (DMA 9), effective Monday, Jan. 27. He will also be providing weekday morning forecasts for CBSN Boston. Green joined WBZ as a meteorologist in 2019. Before WBZ, he was the weekday morning meteorologist for WJAR Providence, R.I. Prior to that, Green was […]

WGRZ Buffalo Adds Elyse Smith For Weather

June Bacon-Bercey, Pathbreaking Meteorologist, Dies At 90

Minnesota Forecaster Barry ZeVan Dies At 82

Ex-WTMJ Meteorologist Sues Scripps Claiming Anti-Semitism

Meteorologist Tammie Souza Out At WCAU