Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Meteorologist #594

AT TEGNA INC. (View all jobs)


WXIA 11Alive, the Tegna-owned NBC affiliate in Atlanta, starts each day with a simple mission — to own weather and the big story. This is a rare opportunity to join our 11Alive Weather Impact team of meteorologists. 11Alive is looking for an experienced and engaging Meteorologist to forecast in one of the most dynamic climates in the country. This meteorologist will alert and prepare our TV and digital audiences for everything from extreme heat and tornadoes to floods and hurricanes. We are looking for a team player who can help with every aspect of meteorology including forecasting, preparing graphics, writing web articles, posting social media updates, producing weather explainers and reporting in the field and be ready to go live at any moment with wall-to-wall severe weather coverage, both broadcast and streaming. The ideal candidate must embrace new technology, be creative and live up to our content promise to alert viewers to both severe and nuisance weather events. This role reports to the chief meteorologist. The position will cover weekend nights, as well as weekday weather reporting, on broadcast and digital platforms.


  • Provide accurate and compelling weather forecasts in a multi-platform environment
  • Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.
  • Produce clean, creative and informative graphics to tell the weather story
  • Fill in on other shifts when necessary.
  • Write online articles and report from the field or inside the newsroom
  • Update website and interact with viewers on social media platforms daily
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
3-5 years

  • BA/BS degree in Meteorology, Geoscience or Atmospheric Science
  • CBM certification from American Meteorological Society, preferred
  • 3- 5 years on-air meteorology experience, required
  • Knowledge of WSI weather system, required
  • Be proficient at posting content to various websites and social media; computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems
  • Be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, and fill-in when necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Familiarity with Atlanta and/or the Southeast or a reason to locate here, a plus


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays.

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email askhr@tegna.com 

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