Position opening at abc-13, a local Disney owned television station in Houston

Position opening at abc-13, a local Disney owned television station in Houston
Position opening at abc-13, a local Disney owned television station in Houston

KTRK-TV, the ABC-owned station in Houston, TX is looking for a meteorologist with a strong on-air presence and a commanding, authoritative delivery, who knows how to turn weather data into relevant information for viewers. Candidates must have experience covering severe weather on live television and you must have a meteorology degree and accredited weather seals. We want someone who strives to present an innovative weather forecast on broadcast and digital platforms. You must be comfortable with the very latest in weather tools and technology.

Candidates must be willing to work every day, all shifts. Be prepared to show examples of how you embrace new technologies and new digital platforms to connect with and inform your viewers. We want someone who wants to be involved in the community, is passionate about their work and enjoys being part of a team.


Forecast weather conditions 10 days out for Houston and Southeast Texas.

Prepare relevant weather maps and innovative graphics to communicate the forecast and expected impacts.

Present the forecast during live broadcasts and recordings for digital platforms.

Communicate life-saving information to people during hazardous weather events.

Basic qualifications

Skilled in analyzing weather observations to identify important atmospheric features.

Skill in using computer model data to produce an accurate forecast.

Has knowledge of atmospheric dynamics and tropical meteorology.

Proficient in producing graphics through IBM’s Max software.

Required qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in broadcasting in a medium or large TV market.

Required education

Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or related geosciences

Interested candidates apply via Disneycareers.com, job ID 10032364

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About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media company with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its premier name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from all corners of the world. With operations in more than 40 countries, our staff and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally appreciated.

This position is with KTRK Television, Inc, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

KTRK Television, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and stay relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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