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News Director
The primary station is KCCR –AM in Pierre SD, it’s relevance to the public rests nearly exclusively on providing local information. A News Director with good instincts, programming and public affairs creativity along with a resolve to be involved in the community and its issues will be the dominant assets of the successful candidate.

Good to excellent writing and presentation skills punctuality, attendance as well a professional dress and temperament will be equally considered as well as the ability to execute the core duties listed below.

General Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Gather news of local/area interest for broadcast, based on community needs and interests.
2. Deliver daily newscasts on KCCR-AM plus news capsules on affiliated stations
3. Exercise the ability and judgment in choosing broadcast stories appropriate to the target and audience coverage area.
4. Primarily a 40-50 hour Monday-Friday work week, however weekend news coverage involving breaking news/weather will be expected as needed as well as some evening meetings..
5. Monitor for breaking news and weather to ensure proper live coverage as warranted.
6. Develop and cultivate news sources.
7. News updates on websites and social media as needed.
8. Supply news stories daily for printed news sheet
9. Aid in recruitment of local figures to bring in special public service programming and announcements which will both fill a community need and compliment the sound of the station.
10. Keep records of news and public affairs efforts used in the quarterly issues report for the FCC Public File. Submit quarterly issues information for incorporation to FCC mandated quarterly report to the General Manager.
11. Any other duties needed and assigned by the General Manager and/or the Operations Manager.

*Compensation/Benefits:
1. Salary paid in equal installments on the 15th and last day of each calendar month.
2. 2 Weeks Paid vacation beginning after the first year.
3. Company pays 50% of employee on company health insurance
4. Supplemental AFLAC, vision, dental insurance coverage available at employee expense.
5. 401K plan available after first year.

Contact:
Steve White
General Manager
(605) 224-1240
steve@todayskccr.com
4/27/15


Meteorologist
KWWL, the powerhouse NBC affiliate serving eastern Iowa, needs an experienced full time Meteorologist who understands the importance of severe storm coverage. From spring and summer tornadoes to winter blizzards, we have it all and we need someone who is a great forecaster, good communicator and calm under pressure.

We have a five-person weather team, the next generation in weather graphics and storm tracking with the WSI Max System and live cameras throughout the DMA. Plus we have all the other tools, you need to be successful.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 2/27/2015
Closing Date: 4/27/2015
City: Waterloo
State: Iowa

Experience: We have a five-person weather team, the next generation in weather graphics and storm tracking with the WSI Max System and live cameras throughout the DMA. Plus we have all the other tools, you need to be successful. You'll primarily forecast weather for our Saturday and Sunday newscasts, and forecast for various other newscasts three days during the week. You'll also do live shots from major breaking weather stories across Eastern Iowa. The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, ample recreation and close proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago and Des Moines.

Requirements: 2-3 years' experience at a commercial television station required.

Additional Information: KWWL is proud to be a Quincy station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

Contact: If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a DVD or a link to your online video to:

Shane Moreland, News Director
KWWL Television, Inc.
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
smoreland@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
4/25/15

Multimedia Journalist
KWWL, the powerhouse NBC affiliate in growing eastern Iowa, is looking for an ambitious, talented full time Multi-Media Journalist to produce news content for our award-winning television station, website and social media.

You'll work in our Cedar Rapids newsroom with brand-new state-of-the-art HD cameras and editing equipment, producing compelling stories for our TV and web audiences. You'll also be live every day using our new LiveU backpack, which allows you to broadcast live from anywhere.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 2/25/2015
Closing Date: 4/25/2015
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience: We prefer candidates with at least 2 years' experience.

Requirements: You'll find, write, shoot and edit stories that will set us apart from the competition: everything from breaking news to memorable features. We're looking for someone who is just as comfortable in a live ad-lib situation as they are with a script. Superior writing skills are key, as well as your ability to connect with the audience. We prefer candidates with at least 2 years' experience.

Additional Information: The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, ample recreation and close proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago and Des Moines. KWWL is proud to be a Quincy station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

Contact: If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a DVD or a link to your online video to:

Shane Moreland, News Director
KWWL Television, Inc.
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
smoreland@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
4/25/15

Multimedia Journalist
KWWL, the powerhouse NBC affiliate in growing eastern Iowa, is looking for an ambitious, talented part-time Multi-Media Journalist to produce news content for our award-winning television station, website and social media.

Vacancy Type: Part Time
D ate Posted: 2/25/2015
Closing Date: 4/25/2015
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience: Applicants must have a degree in journalism and a minimum of 2 years’ professional television experience.

Requirements: You'll find, write, shoot and edit stories that will set us apart from the competition: everything from breaking news to lead stories. Superior writing skills, shooting and editing are required.

Additional Information: You'll work in our Dubuque newsroom with brand-new state-of-the-art HD cameras and editing equipment, producing compelling stories for our TV and web audiences. The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, ample recreation and close proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago and Des Moines. KWWL is proud to be a Quincy station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

Contact: If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a DVD or a link to your online video to:

Shane Moreland, News Director
KWWL Television, Inc.
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
smoreland@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
4/25/15


Newscast Producer
KWWL Television, Inc., the powerhouse NBC affiliate in growing eastern Iowa, is looking for a smart, competitive full time Newscast Producer who will also play a key role online and on social media.

Vacancy Type: Full Time Date
Posted: 2/25/2015
Closing Date: 4/25/2015
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience: We're looking for a producer who knows the difference between stacking a show and creating a newscast that flows; a producer who understands the importance of showcasing; a producer who knows how to make the newscast prove our brand every day.

Requirements: Appropriate college degree required, along with newscast producing experience, preferably with an automated production system. One year of experience is preferred. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Contact: KWWL is proud to be a Quincy station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com. If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a DVD or a link to your online video to:

Shane Moreland, News Director
KWWL Television, Inc.
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
smoreland@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
4/25/15


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