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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

News Director
Emmy award winning; dominate NBC affiliate KTIV, Sioux City, Iowa is seeking an energized, caring, competitive, take charge newsroom leader. This is not a sit behind a desk job. As the News Director, you are coaching, guiding and mentoring on a continuous level. Are you someone that has heart, wants to make a difference, grow beyond traditional broadcast news and win! KTIV is one of the top 10 NBC affiliates in the country. KTIV News Four is a continuous local news source with an immediate deadline mentality. The News Director directly oversees all involved in our news gathering and distribution processes. This manager directs the development of our content, weighs the full editorial possibility of every story, and makes immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms. They will work very closely with the Internet Director and Content Manager to ensure that our customers are being served on all platforms. They care for employees, work with department managers and can think outside the box. KTIV News Four delivers news as it happens on air, online and on the go all the time

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/3/2014
Closing Date: 11/3/2014
City: Sioux City - 51108
State: Iowa
URL: http://www.ktiv.com

Experience: A minimum of 6 years television news management experience and a college degree in broadcast journalism is preferred. Requirements: The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of community issues and needs, as well as sound journalistic principles, and must have the ability to make fast, accurate journalistic and logistical judgments.

Additional Information: If you have a passion for excellence and a burning desire to lead the best local broadcast news operation in Sioux City, Iowa we want to hear from you. Our company is part of Quincy Newspapers, Inc. a family owned media company operating 12 television stations and 2 newspapers in 7 states and a variety of market sizes. This means immediate internal opportunities for professional growth.

Contact: Please send your resume, reel and references:
Bridget Breen
Station Manager
KTIV Television
3135 Floyd Blvd.
Sioux City, IA 51108
bbreen@ktiv.com
EOE
No phone calls please.
11/3/14

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


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