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Top 25 Weather Producer Interview Questions

Question 1 of 26
Why did you decide to become a weather producer?
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Question 2 of 26
Why do you want to forecast the weather in this area?
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The candidate should discuss their connection with the area where they are applying and why they are a good fit for living and forecasting there. Perhaps the candidate has particular experience working with the weather events that occur in that part of the country, or know many people in the area who they hope to give accurate forecasts. They should discuss why they are a good fit and how they can impact the area.

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"I have lived in the northeast my entire life and know much about winter weather around the area. I am the perfect fit for a weather position in the northeast because of my experience and my love of winter weather like blizzards, snow, and blocking lows and highs."
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Question 3 of 26
Have you progressed in your career as you had hoped?
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The candidate should discuss their previous experience in the weather career and how they believe their career is moving forward. If their career is not progressing as expected, they should discuss why and how they expect to recover lost time. If they believe they are progressing on time, they should discuss how they have moved forward over time and how they plan to learn from this job to eventually move forward in their career.

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"I believe my career has been moving forward as planned because I always dreamed of working in a weather department, and I have done just that. However, I still have much to learn about forecasting and hope to gain that in this job."
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Question 4 of 26
What is your social media experience?
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A weather producer is expected to update social media accounts for the weather department with pertinent weather information, breaking or severe weather, and forecasts for the day. They are expected to work well with Twitter, Facebook, and know how to post video updates of forecasts and screenshots of graphics for the web. The candidate should discuss their social media experience.

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"I have been working with social media my entire life, and work well with uploading pictures and updates for followers interested in knowing the latest in weather. I know how important it is to post quickly, and I also hope to use more videos to interest viewers."
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Question 5 of 26
How do you keep up to date with weather news?
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Question 6 of 26
Where do you see yourself five years from now?
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Question 7 of 26
If you could start your career over again, what would you do?
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Question 8 of 26
What type of weather are you most experienced in forecasting?
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Question 9 of 26
How do you decide when to break into programming for severe weather cut-ins?
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Question 10 of 26
What type of education did you receive to be qualified for this job?
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Author of Weather Producer Answers and Questions

Christina Erne
Christina Erne is a meteorologist and a journalist at News 10 ABC in Albany, NY. Beginning her career as a reporter, she worked her way up the ranks of local television, learning the ins and outs of all possible jobs in the field, from technical support, to weather staff.
First written on: 05/05/2017
Last modified on: 07/01/2018

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Question 11 of 26
Do you have any experience in front of the camera?
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Question 12 of 26
How can this station improve their forecasting procedures?
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Question 13 of 26
What is your least favorite part of the job?
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Question 14 of 26
What is your favorite part of the job?
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Question 15 of 26
What is your favorite aspect of weather?
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Question 16 of 26
Why do you want to work behind the camera?
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Question 17 of 26
What is your experience working with weather graphics?
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Question 18 of 26
How do you build a forecast?
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Question 19 of 26
How do you work with a team?
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Question 20 of 26
Why is this job a good fit for you?
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Question 21 of 26
How do you work under stress?
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Question 22 of 26
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 23 of 26
What are your career aspirations beyond this point?
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Question 24 of 26
How flexible are you with working hours/shifts?
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Question 25 of 26
What is your protocol for severe weather?
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Question 26 of 26
What is your favorite weather event you have covered and how did your forecasting stack up?
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About Weather Producer

August 18th, 2017

A weather producer helps a meteorologist at a television station gather information about the weather, forecast upcoming weather events, and prepare the public behind the scenes. A weather producer helps a meteorologist build their show forecasts and is responsible for creating weather graphics to appear on the broadcast. The weather producer is responsible for updating the weather online blog, writing the closed captioning for the weather segment, and update any behind-the-scenes forecasts while the meteorologist appears on television.

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