Chief Meteorologist


Job Description
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation's #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations' top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News' streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.KCBS/KCAL/CBSNLA is looking for an outstanding and engaging Chief Meteorologist to lead our multi-platform weather team. Top candidates must have superior forecasting and storytelling skills. Ability to produce easy to understand and informative visuals, maps, and graphics to communicate the weather story to customers every day on air, online and on social media platforms. Must have a wealth of experience covering live severe weather breaking news. Also, live experience participating in and reporting on community-related events. AMS Seal required and knowledge of WSI weather system preferred. To be considered you must provide examples of on-air presentation during severe weather (both in studio and in the field). Behind the scenes, it is essential that this position work closely with news management, newscast producers and the digital team to execute station weather strategy.REQUIRED: -B.S. Degree in Meteorology or Earth Sciences -At least 10 Years on air experience weather casting and weather producing -Maintain a steadfast commitment to forecasting accuracy -Proficient in weather graphics production -AMS Seal required -Ability to live field report and write packages -Ability to drive and operate our Mobile Weather Lab vehicle -Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to earthquakes, wildfires, flooding, mudslides, and severe thunderstormsPREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: -WSI weather system knowledge and ability to employ all functions on multiple platforms -Ability to shoot and edit videoParamount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned..buttontextf8b5682c2b877f19 a{ border: 1px solid transparent; } .buttontextf8b5682c2b877f19 a:focus{ border: 1px dashed #000a3c !important; outline: none !important; }Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles