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Multi Media Journalist
KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving the 90th largest market, is looking for an ambitious, talented Multi-Media Journalist to produce news content for our award-winning television station and website.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/14/2015
Closing Date: 2/14/2016
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience: You'll work with brand-new state-of-the-art HD cameras and editing equipment, producing compelling stories for our TV and web audiences. You'll also use our new cellular live backpack, which allows you to broadcast live from anywhere.

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.

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
2/24/16

Helpenstell Grant Position
Thanks to a grant from the Amy Helpenstell Foundation, WVIK in Rock Island, Illinois, Quad Cities NPR, is looking for someone to fill an eight-month position in the newsroom, starting in the Spring of 2016.

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 1/31/16. Finalists must also pass a background check.

WVIK is an equal opportunity employer, and is owned by Augustana College.
1/31/16

News Photojournalist
KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving eastern Iowa, is looking for a part-time photographer with a creative eye, technical expertise and can-do attitude. You’ll also need to 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 21-county market.

Vacancy Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 12/3/2015
Closing Date: 2/3/2016
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience:
- -Four-year college degree preferred with significant experience shooting and editing.
--Working knowledge of TV news gathering 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.

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.
--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.
---Be on-call for breaking news, severe weather, and other special assignments.
--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.
--This position requires regular and reliable attendance.

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:
To apply, send your resume and a link to your reel to:
Shane Moreland
KWWL-TV
500 East 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Waterloo-Dubuque-Cedar Rapids-Iowa City
smoreland@kwwl.com

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
2/23/16

Assistant News Director
KWWL is seeking a take charge leader to help guide our news staff and manage our multi-platform news products. The chosen candidate will serve as a lead editorial decision maker for our TV, Web and Social Networking platforms. The Assistant News Director will oversee fast-paced newscasts and execute a vision for success in winning Weather, Breaking News and the Big Story every day. You will help oversee our news operation and tracking stories throughout the day working with reporters on those stories. You will also work with producers and anchors to showcase and execute the presentation of newscasts. The Assistant News Director will have a creative vision for the use of writing, video, graphics and other production elements to tell great stories. We are looking for someone with proven producer skills.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/18/2015
Closing Date: 1/18/2016
City: Waterloo, IA - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience: KWWL is a continuous news source with an ever immediate deadline mentality. You will oversee and be in constant contact with all involved in our news gathering and delivery process. You will be responsible for making immediate decisions on how stories and content will be presented where and when.

Requirements: This position requires an urgency to get stories published on our web site and social media saturation. Applicants must have 3 to 5 years producing experience with a strong desire to further their career in a management position.

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: To apply for the Assistant News Director position, send your resume to:
Shane Moreland, News Director
smoreland@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
1/18/16

Assignment Editor
KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving eastern Iowa, has an opening for a full time Assignment Editor.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/13/2015
Closing Date: 1/13/2016
City: Waterloo - 50703
State: Iowa

Experience: As the Assignment Editor you will be responsible for making editorial and logistical decisions in a fast paced 24 hour news environment. The Assignment Editor will oversee all assignment desk operations. Qualified applicants will have experience in assessing and training staff. College degree in journalism plus 2 years' experience at a local TV station or equivalent combination.

Requirements: Candidates should have experience managing multiple employees, giving assessment reviews, staff scheduling, and special event planning. Resumes should show a winning record of management, organization and communication skills.

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: To apply for the Assignment Editor position, send your resume to:
Shane Moreland, News Director
smoreland@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
500 East Fourth Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
1/13/16

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