Hearst Television Inc
- Arts / Entertainment / Media
Location: Jackson, MS US
WAPT has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a dynamic weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, who can keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.
Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.
Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.
Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.
Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.
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