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News Director

Details: Quincy Newspapers Inc., a sixth generation family owned company operating 14 television stations in 6 states with a multiple station acquisition pending, has an immediate opening for a dynamic newsroom leader at KWWL, the very successful NBC affiliate serving Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, and Iowa City. Our market is Iowa’s second largest DMA, boasting a robust economy, great quality of life amenities and is home to cutting edge business growth initiatives through the Cedar Valley Alliance, Iowa’s Creative Corridor and the University of Iowa.

We’re looking for:
•Strategic Thinker
•Multi-Platform Practitioner
•Great Eye For Talent
•Coach, Mentor, Teacher
•High Journalistic Standards/Ethics
•Winning Culture/Team Builder
•Hands On Doer
•Experience/Education Commensurate With Position
•Passion for Storytelling

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
4/15/2014

Closing Date:
5/15/2014

Experience: A minimum of 8 years television news management experience and a college degree in broadcast journalism preferred. You must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of community issues and needs, as well as sound journalistic principles. You must have the ability to make fast, accurate journalistic, ethical and logistical judgments.

Requirements: The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining market leading standards for newsroom operations and content. Other duties include hiring, coaching, supervising and evaluating news personnel as well as preparation and administration of newsroom budgets and capital requests. Reporting to the General Manager, the News Director is expected to work closely with other department managers to achieve the company's overall performance goals.

Contact: KWWL is proud to be a Quincy station. Learn why our family owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best companies to work for in our industry by visiting: www.careersatquincy.com.

Send your resume to:
Jim McKernan
Vice President/General Manager
KWWL Television Inc. jmckernan@kwwl.com

KWWL Television Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
5/14/14


News Videographer
KWWL, the Emmy-winning legacy NBC affiliate in America’s 90th largest market, is looking for a photographer with a creative eye, technical expertise and can-do attitude. You understand the importance of visual composition, natural sound and quality lighting. The successful candidate must be able to deliver great video on a daily basis in our very competitive 20-county market.

KWWL has Sony HD cameras, three live trucks, including a brand-new satellite SUV and bonded cellular live backpacks so we can go live from almost anywhere on earth.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/20/2014
Closing Date: 4/20/2014
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience:
--Four-year college degree preferred with significant experience shooting and editing.
--Working knowledge of TV newsgathering techniques and best practices.
--Ability to work independently, exercising good judgement.
--Ability to meet and deal with outside people involved in news stories, such as police, firefighters, etc.
--Professional appearance and conduct.

Requirements:
--Shoot and edit high-quality video for television and website, sometimes working with a reporter, but often working alone.
--Gathering basic facts on the scene of news events.
--Setting up and operating satellite and ENG live trucks
--Operating satellite and ENG receivers at the studio, recording feeds, and editing video for broadcast.
--Be on-call for breaking news, severe weather, and other special assignments.
--Maintain newsroom archive video.
--Help maintain news vehicles, making sure they are clean and have regular preventive maintenance.
--Help maintain assigned TV equipment, making sure items needing repair are reported promptly and taken to engineering.
--Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:
This position requires regular and reliable attendance.

Contact:
To apply, send your resume and a link to your reel to:
Eric Page, Asst. News Director
KWWL-TV
500 East 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Waterloo-Dubuque-Cedar Rapids-Iowa City
epage@kwwl.com

KWWL is owned by Quincy Newspapers, Inc., a family-owned media company devoted to quality journalism and community service that operates 13 television stations in six states, plus newspapers and radio stations.

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
4/20/14

Lee Ester News Fellowship
Wisconsin Public Radio is accepting applications for the annual Lee Ester News Fellowship based in Madison, Wisconsin. The Lee Ester News Fellow will be a promising new or very recent bachelor’s or master’s graduate interested in deepening his or her experience and skills in news radio broadcasting.  This paid internship will be a 75%-time appointment for nine months.  The News fellow will be responsible for start-to-finish preparation of assigned news segments/newscasts that are balanced, issue-oriented and analytical. Concentrated coaching and feedback on writing, editing, voicing and other aspects of radio news reporting are important elements of this fellowship.

Wisconsin Public Radio consists of two state-wide program streams – talk and music – on 31 stations. WPR’s award-winning news department, with staff members in Madison and around the state, consists of seasoned professionals who will assist in providing developmental opportunities and feedback.  Please see complete posting at http://www.wpr.org/job-opportunities. Betsy Nelson, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI  53706. 608-262-5221, betsy.nelson@wpr.org. EOE.
4/25/14


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