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Reporter
KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is looking for an aggressive general assignment reporter. You will be required to enterprise, write, and edit people-oriented stories on a daily basis for television and one of the top TV news websites in the country. You’ll work with NPPA-style photographers. Interesting and innovative live shots are vital to this position. You must be able to cultivate sources in the community. A minimum of one-year experience reporting in a television newsroom is required. Please present copies of the intro, package and tag for your last three stories along with some hard news examples, plus a feature story or two and a sweeps piece on your resume reel. Send your resume and link to your resume reel to:

Please apply at http://www.thegazettecompany.com/application/ or send a resume and cover letter to the address listed below:
KCRG - HR
PO Box 511
500 Third Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Or E-mail: hr@thegazettecompany.com

Pre-Employment drug screen required. EOE
11/21/14


New Anchor/Ag Reporter
The News Anchor will produce the 2 hour morning newscast, and serve as the co-anchor. This person will serve as a primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
In addition to anchoring duties, the selected candidate would also be responsible for producing daily, interactive agriculture reports. This will require thoughtful planning and researching of content that directly relate to the rural audience that we serve. This would include maintaining a good working relationship with key contacts in the agriculture network.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Edits video clips as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum two years' experience in news reporting or anchoring.
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The News Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition the News Producer/Anchor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
Close date 10/1/14. Rush your apply online at
https://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/72241-13053.html
10/1/14


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. 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.

Vacancy Type: Full Time Date
Posted: 9/9/2014
Closing Date: 10/9/2014
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
10/9/14

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: 10/9/2014
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.
10/9/14

Talk Producer/Director, Morning Drive
Location: Madison
Wisconsin Public Radio seeks a talk show producer to join our morning drive team. Develop fresh ideas, book compelling guests, and create related online content. Requires: Bachelor’s degree, experience in talk show production, strong editorial and ethical judgment, solid idea generation, excellent writing skills, and more. Details and application instructions can be found at: http://www.wpr.org/Talk-Producer-Director
9/29/14

Reporter/Anchor
WJBC-AM Bloomington, IL is currently seeking a part time reporter/anchor. Duties include coverage of local news including school boards, city council, and breaking news. The candidate selected would also be assigned a consistent anchor shift. Reporting hours are flexible. We will train the right person.

If you have interest in this position contact News Director Terry James at terry.james@cumulus.com. Terry can also be reached at 309-821-1000 ext. 224.

Cumulus/Radio Bloomington is an equal opportunity employer.
10/26/14

News Journalist
Marshalltown Broadcasting is looking for someone with a passion for news; who can gather, write and deliver a compelling newscast and perform as a news journalist. Applicants should have at least two years of on-air newscasting. If you have what it takes to make a great news reporter-journalist, send your resume and air check to:

Attn: General Manager
Marshalltown Broadcasting
123 West Main St.
Marshalltown, IA 50158
or e-mail to clark@marshalltownbroadcast.com.

Marshalltown Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.
10/26/14


Studio Producer
1650 The Fan KCNZ, the Cedar Valley’s leading local sports station, has an immediate opening for a part-time studio producer. Duties will include, but will not be limited to:
- Engineering local sports broadcasts from our studios in Cedar Falls
- Writing and recording game recaps
- Posting updates to station social media pages
- Play-by-Play or color commentating opportunities
- Filling open air shifts on our other music-oriented stations

Previous radio experience is preferred, but not required. This is a great opportunity for students or those new to the business to get their “foot in the door.” Previous holders of this position include current News Directors and Media Relations Directors in various markets across Iowa. Interested applicants should email their resume, a list of professional references, and on-air samples (if available) to News/Sports Director Jesse Gavin (Jesse@1650TheFan.com). 1650 The Fan is a division of Sturgis Falls Broadcasting, an equal opportunity employer.
9/28/14

Sports Director/News Reporter/News Anchor
1630 KCJJ in Coralville, IA is looking for an experienced sports play-by-play person and news reporter/news anchor. Will also be required to cover Hawkeye athletic events. Job is Sunday-Friday with varying hours. Qualified candidates may apply by sending a cover letter, resume and air check to: Tommy Lang c/o KCJJ 845 Quarry Rd. Suite 120 Coralville, IA 52241. Or email kcjjam@gmail.com. Salary commensurate with experience. EOE M/F
9/24/14

News Director & Sports Play by Play
Are you ready for your next step? We’re looking for a leader. Someone who knows the impact that a small market radio station has on the communities they serve. A qualified candidate needs to have a passion for news and sports story writing as well as play by play experience. You’ll be the voice of a hometown team, and the person the public counts on for local news and information. We’re looking for individuals who’ve shown the desire to dig in and get involved both at the station and in the communities we serve.  We’re looking for individuals with the right attitude and energy. If you’re looking to make a change or ready for a new challenge we need to talk. We’ll offer you a competitive salary based on experience. Send your resume to johnmcgee@raccoonvalleyradio.com.

M & M Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
9/23/14


News Anchor
Clear Channel Media Entertainment has an opening for a full-time Radio News Anchor/Reporter position in Des Moines, Iowa. The Wednesday-Sunday position requires strong anchoring and experienced reporting skills. The successful candidate will anchor newscasts on WHO-Radio in Des Moines and produced newscasts for other Clear Channel stations in the upper Midwest. They also must demonstrate an ability to work independently and show competence in both general assignment and "live" reporting. No beginners please.

Send materials you want considered along with a resume to:
Pat Wilson, Hiring Manager
Clear Channel Media Entertainment
2141 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
or by email to patriciawilson@clearchannel.com

Clear Channel is an equal opportunities employer.
9/23/14

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