Billings, MT, USA Req #16248
Friday, August 5, 2022

Lee Enterprises, a leading source of news in 77 daily markets across the country, is seeking a full-time meteorologist based in the West region of the United States to produce original content for multiple news outlets across several states. This role will expand Lee’s team to five full-time meteorologists based throughout the country.

This meteorologist should be able to make accurate written forecasts, self-produce videos, create graphics, and inform and engage digital and print readers about issues related to weather, climate and other environmental topics in a part of the country that is home to a variety of extreme weather events. Creating daily, early-morning weather forecast videos for multiple markets is an essential function of this job.

This position could qualify for a remote work arrangement. States that will likely require coverage by this meteorologist include, but are not limited to, Montana, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Arizona and California.

A bachelor’s degree in meteorology is required. Must be able to work well on deadline and handle breaking weather-related news online and on live video.

Apply at Please include writing, video and other samples with your application.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities.  We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match.  We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work.  This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.

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