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Newscast Producer
KWWL Television, Inc., the NBC affiliate in America's 90th largest market, is looking for a smart, competitive part time newscast producer who will also play a key role online and on social media.

Vacancy Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 11/12/2014
Closing Date: 1/12/2015
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. Strong writing and editing skills and ability to edit non-linear video also required. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Contact: KWWL Television, Inc. is a legacy station with a strong tradition of leadership in Iowa. If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send your resume and a video link 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.
1/12/15

Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Producer
KCRG-TV9, based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is seeking two full time meteorologists to anchor weekend weather segments and manage digital weather content. This position will be responsible for forecasting weather and presenting that forecast in TV newscasts, according to standards set by Chief Meteorologist and News Director. This position will also be responsible for creating and maintaining content primarily on weather-related digital products. This position will be expected to find new ways to reach audiences digitally with weather-oriented information and to enhance TV forecasts using those digital audiences and tools.

Responsibilities and Duties:
-Generate and present forecasts on TV and digital platforms
-Anchor weather on weekend TV newscasts and fill-in at other times as needed. -Drive digital response to severe weather events
-Manage content for weather page of KCRG.com and Gazette.com
-Produce weather-related content for news pages of KCRG.com and Gazette.com
-Suggest and coordinate video chats around weather-related topics
-Re-launch and oversee Weather blog on KCRG.com
-Research and implement new tools for engaging digital weather consumers
-Help manage other digital products as assigned

Requirements and Skills:
-A 4-year degree in meteorology or related field OR equivalent professional experience
-Knowledge of weather forecasting and computer systems
-Minimum 1 year experience in broadcast television or proven ability to present information in a live production format
-Experience with website management tools a plus
-Knowledge of social media and mobile trends
-Strong graphical skills required -Strong writing and editorial skills
-Ability to work in stressful, deadline-oriented environment
-Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

To Apply: Please apply at https://hcmapp03.ivantagehost.com/GC8858CSS/Default.aspx?Requisition=101589

Or send resume and cover letter to: hr@thegazettecompany.com

The Gazette Company
501 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE.
1/24/15

Newscast Producer
KWWL Television, Inc., the NBC affiliate in America's 90th largest market, is looking for a smart, competitive part time newscast producer who will also play a key role online and on social media.

Vacancy Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 11/12/2014
Closing Date: 1/12/2015
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. Strong writing and editing skills and ability to edit non-linear video also required. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Contact: KWWL Television, Inc. is a legacy station with a strong tradition of leadership in Iowa. If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send your resume and a video link 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.
1/12/15

Newsroom Position
Thanks to a grant from the Amy Helpenstell Foundation, WVIK in Rock Island, Illinois,  Quad Cities NPR, is looking for someone to fill a six-month position in the newsroom, starting soon (usually in March).
The purpose of the grant is to help young journalists develop their skills, and get a good start on their careers.

The person hired will work with News Director Herb Trix and News Editor Michelle O'Neill writing, editing, reporting, and announcing local news, ranging from political candidates, and school boards, to economic development and art gallery openings. He or she will have daily on-air responsibilities, primarily in the afternoon and evening. 
Basic radio broadcasting and reporting experience is required. Familiarity with public radio is a plus.

The pay is $10 per hour, for a 40 hour week.

Please e-mail Herb Trix at <herbtrix@wvik.org> to start the application process. An in-person interview in Rock Island is preferred, along with a resume, aircheck or demo recording, writing samples, and references. Deadline for letting us know you're interested is 12/19/14.

Finalists must also pass a background check. WVIK is an equal opportunity employer, and is owned by Augustana College.
12/19/14


Weekend Meteorologist
KWWL, the powerhouse NBC affiliate serving eastern Iowa, needs a Part-Time Meteorologist who understands the importance of severe storm coverage. From spring tornadoes to winter blizzards, we have it all and we need someone who is a great communicator and calm under pressure. We have a four-person weather team, live cameras in four DMA cities, and all the tools you need to be successful.

Vacancy Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 10/23/2014
Closing Date: 12/23/2014
City: Waterloo
State: Iowa

Experience: You'll forecast weather for our Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts, and fill in on other newscasts 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
12/23/14

Newscast Producer
KWWL Television, Inc., the NBC affiliate in America's 90th largest market, is looking for a smart, competitive newscast producer who will also play a key role online and on social media.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 9/9/2014
Closing Date: 11/30/2014
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. Strong writing and editing skills and ability to edit non-linear video also required. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Contact: KWWL Television, Inc. is a legacy station with a strong tradition of leadership in Iowa. If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send your resume and a video link 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.
11/30/14

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