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Staff Meteorologist

WAAY is looking for an outstanding individual and on-air performer to join the weather department as a Meteorologist.

POSITION OPEN: WAAY-TV Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, AL Staff Meteorologist


Opening Date: January 2, 2024                                                           Closing Date:   When filled


WAAY-TV, the 2022 and 2023 Alabama Television Station of the Year, is looking for an outstanding individual and on-air performer to join the weather department as Meteorologist. Top candidates must have superior skills for forecasting and on-air presentation while being a positive part of an outstanding team of Meteorologists in a beautiful, rapidly growing market. This market is known for its breaking weather. WAAY-TV is home to the nation’s largest privately owned radar network and the region’s most advanced weather tracking unit, providing the ability to produce and deliver weather reports live on location. Involvement in community and appearances at station-sponsored events is necessary.

Sustained, breaking weather experience is a preferred, delivering high-quality information on-air, on digital, social and through the OTT stream. This individual is expected be a leader in the newsroom dedicated to professional growth and leadership. The ideal candidate should possess skills necessary to become engaged on social media, realizing the importance of leading in weather coverage both on-air and on-line. Live shots, presentations to students and groups, and interaction with those we serve at station-sponsored events throughout the DMA is an expectation. Knowledge of Weather Company (IBM) system tools, WSI Max, and possessing the ability to enhance graphics and maps while providing exceptional live reporting skills from the field are necessary.


Requirements include:


Pre-employment drug screen, a good driving record and background check are required.


Cover letter, resume, and references should be submitted to: News Director, WAAY-TV

1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville, AL 35801


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