On-Air Announcer and Assistant (part-time)

KROX Radio in Crookston, MN is looking to fill part-time job openings. 

The first is an on-air announcer on Saturday and Sunday mornings.  Saturday runs from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Sunday runs from 7:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  We are looking for several people to rotate weekly (if you can only work once per week, twice, or up to four times per week) Pay is $15 per hour. 

The second opening is on the evenings Monday – Friday.  We are looking for somebody to answer the phones, update scores and information on our website (very easy) and communicate with the on-air announcers during sporting events.  Pay is $15 per hour.  (We are willing to work with your schedule and have one that will work once or twice a week and will fill in the schedules as you are available).

KROX will train in both positions.

So join a fun and exciting job in radio.  If you are interested, you can email your resume and what job you are interested to Chris Fee at chrisjfee@yahoo.com.  For more information, call 218-281-1140.

KROX Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

Promotions Editor Writer & Producer

KSTP-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a Promotions Editor, Writer & Producer.

Qualifications

2+ year work experience as a promotion, digital or newsroom editor/photographer/writer preferred but not required. Solid experience writing and producing as well as Premiere editing skills.   General knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software, editing and production techniques.  Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.  Excellent listener who is flexible yet confident with the ability to assimilate opinions and feedback of others into the final product.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving history as determined by the company (driving record will be checked).

Job Overview

This position’s primary responsibility is to act as an editor, writer and producer for on-air TV and digital news promotions. The position will also assist with writing, producing and editing public service and programming projects for 5 Eyewitness News and 45TV.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Independently creates on-air and digital promotions.  Maintains the editorial style and branding of 5 Eyewitness News and 45TV. Works closely with news department and all other stakeholders to gather details and incorporate the appropriate tone and context.  Attempts to solve issues that may arise and create solutions independently. 
  2. Produces on air TV promotions by concepting, producing, shooting, writing and editing assigned projects. 
  3. Scouts, schedules and oversees promotional shoots in the studio and off site.
  4. Addresses challenges to keep projects moving ahead to completion while meeting all assigned deadlines.
  5. Participates in the planning and execution of each stations media plans.
  6. Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others, especially those in the news department. Builds effective working relationships with co-workers in same and different departments, customers, vendors and the general public.  Acts in a professional manner.  Level-headed, team player able to work well in a fast-paced environment under constant deadline pressure.
  7. Reports to work on time and works established schedule/hours.  Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed, as assigned by Management or required to complete a project or task.

For more details and to apply, click here.

KSTP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Traffic Assistant

KAAL-TV in Rochester, MN is seeking a Traffic Assistant. 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for preparing daily programmed commercial log to maintain proficiency. Ensures each commercial spot placed follows predetermined placement guidelines. Communicates any errors to the appropriate account managers for correction if needed. Verify, finalize assigned logs as required. Electronically transfer logs and commercials to master control automation system.
  2. Responsible for accurately performing daily log reconciliation in WideOrbit after review of Master Control Department comment report correcting reported changes to program day and preempting as necessary.
  3. Determine spot inventory/placement issue(s) and follow steps to clear-up matter.
  4. Works cooperatively and professionally with a variety of individuals including Programming and Master Control personnel, Account Managers and Sales Managers.
  5. Works on other traffic and projects as assigned
  6. Review master programming schedule and compares with logs.
  7. Communicate any problems to Traffic Manager.
  8. Attend meetings as required or requested.
  9. Reports to work on time and works established schedule/hours. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed.

Job Overview

The Traffic Assistant is responsible for ensuring proper processing of commercials this includes entering accurate instruction into traffic system. In addition, will maintain the daily log development and reconcile to ensure revenue accuracy and minimize loss. In this role the preferred candidate will perform several related duties. The work load will fluctuate therefore high attention to detail while working quickly is essential.

Qualifications

  1. High School diploma or GED required.
  2. Work with time sensitive information under tight deadlines and in pressure situations.
  3. MS Windows based computer experience required
  4. Must be disciplined with a solid work ethic
  5. 1+ yrs or more of strong, accurate data entry skills (alpha and numeric) in a clerical or sales setting highly preferred.
  6. Must be able to handle a high volume of information accurately and efficiently
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  8. Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people but also able to work independently.
  9. Analytical, critical thinking skills
  10. Ability to solve problems by identifying issues and creating an appropriate plan based on interpretation of guidelines
  11. Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures

For more details and to apply, click here.

KAAL-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Promotions Producer

KMSP-TV in Eden Prairie, MN is seeking a Promotions Producer. 

Job Description

Yes, we are a TV station. We have heart and pride in our work and our communities. And we are so much more.

We celebrate each other; our weddings, our new family members, our promotions and every time someone wins a race. We are here for each other in the harder times, too.

We love our pets. We love our sports teams. And we love “Popcorn Fridays!”

And our company has our backs: generous paid time off (right out of the gate!), full salary replacement for short term disability and parental leave, robust employee resources, and what our employees describe as the “BEST” benefits. 

ABOUT THE JOB

We're hiring a Promotion Producer who will help bring the FOX 9 and FOX 9+ brands to life. From concept to completion, we work both as a team and individually to create work that will reach people on all mediums. We get to promote #1 newscasts and exclusive local programming, boost stories that impact viewers, and create events that get us out into our community like our Ice Cream Socials and Town Ball events. Of course, we can't make all these things happen without a great team - so we invest in our people and provide a compassionate work/life balance and opportunities to learn, grow, and flourish. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO: 

  • Have a vision of how we can weave our brand into everything we do by partnering with news, sales, and community initiatives using technical expertise to deliver the desired product.
  • Create TV, digital, and social media promos that cut through the clutter by using compelling writing, producing, directing, creative shooting/lighting, and editing.
  • Design custom news graphics, set designs, and web and digital/social media. 
  • Be a brand ambassador in the community interacting with our viewers at onsite event activations that promote the station(s), shows, and personalities around the Twin Cities.
  • Stay current with the latest trends, production advancements, and techniques, utilizing these opportunities to continue to evolve our message and presentation.   

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: 

  • A willingness to be innovative, edgy, and ready to take risks!
  • Have a track record of meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Can smoothly transition between job assignments and projects and can receive constructive feedback.
  • Have expert skills with the following technology: Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Premier Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Audition), various camera setups, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Have a degree in broadcasting, graphic design, communications, or marketing and a minimum of 2 years of broadcast (or equivalent) experience

For more details and to apply, click here.

KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

News Producer

KMSP-TV in Eden Prairie, MN is seeking a News Producer.

Job Description

We are searching for a full-time newscast producer who is aggressive and passionate about local news. Our producers have a strong vision for their shows and deliver engaging newscasts with strong writing and production skills. Candidates will be expected to create rundowns, craft segments, work well under pressure and deadlines.

Candidates must have strong news judgment, solid writing skills, knowledge of current events and excellent communication skills. Knowledge of television production techniques and newsroom computer systems is required. Knowledge of Internet publishing and related skills strongly preferred. We require experience in a medium to major market and a four-year college degree.

Producer would also train as back-up to all newscasts, as well as contribute to all of our social media platforms.

For more details and to apply, click here.

KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

General Accountant

KMSP-TV in Eden Prairie, MN is seeking a General Accountant.

Job Description

LET US INTRODUCE OURSELVES

Yes, we are a TV station. We have heart and pride in our work and our communities. And we are so much more.

We celebrate each other; our weddings, our new family members, our promotions and every time someone wins a race. We are here for each other in the harder times, too.

We love our pets. We love our sports teams. And we love “Popcorn Fridays!”

SO ENOUGH ABOUT US.  LET’S TALK ABOUT YOU AND THE JOB

FOX 9 is searching for an Accounting Super Star who will provide rock solid support to the Director of Finance and be an integral member of the Finance Team!  You will collaborate with multiple departments to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and in return, you will be rewarded with generous paid time off (right out of the gate!), full salary replacement for short term disability and parental leave, robust employee resources, and what our employees describe as the “BEST” benefits. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Partner with the Finance Director
  • Update and create financial excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas
  • Completion and review of journal entries in connection with the month-end closing process
  • Assist in the preparation of account reconciliations and monthly corporate reporting
  • Responsible for maintaining records of the station’s fixed assets
  • Assist with monthly corporate reports and analyses as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Finance or Accounting degree preferred
  • Strong organizational skills are required
  • Must be able to work under time constraints and manage deadlines
  • Requires strict standards of confidentiality and good judgment through proven work experience
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple tasks independently
  • Highly proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook.  Intermediate to advance excel skills.  Experience with automated accounting systems helpful.  Workday, Coupa, and A3 preferred.

For more details and to apply, click here.

KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Investigative Reporter

KMSP-TV in Eden Prairie, MN is seeking an Investigative Reporter.

Job Description

Raging curiosity.

Burning tenacity.

Data-driven wizardry.

Did we mention curiosity?

The Emmy-award winning FOX 9 Investigators of KMSP Minneapolis/St. Paul has an extremely rare opening for a market-leading Investigative producer.

We don’t bother with those “test the hotel sheets” tired stories. Our Investigative team digs deep, focuses local, never takes no for an answer and always brings the story home.

You’ll work with a dedicated four-person unit to generate and bring to life investigative stories that are impactful and meaningful. Our team doesn’t just dabble in sweeps stories. We are dedicated twelve months a year to Investigative journalism on all platforms, not just television.

Just some of the skills you’ll have:

  • Source and relationship building.
  • Data-based mining.
  • Fearless interviewing techniques that can pivot to empathy when needed.
  • Records laws knowledge base.
  • Unique, non-cliché writing skills.
  • Multi-tasking prowess.
  • And the ability to generate enterprise, impactful stories that are 100% documented and verified.

If you’ve gotten this far, you know the rest. Undercover shoots. Creating and sending data requests. You’ll have the power of the entire newsroom behind you plus a nationwide station group.

And wow, when you and your team break a ground-shaking investigation that changes laws, holds influencers accountable, comforts the afflicted…you’ll know you’re making a difference.

For more details and to apply, click here.

KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

News Photographer

KMSP-TV in Eden Prairie, MN is seeking a News Photographer.

Job Description

Want to stretch your photojournalism wings in one of the most competitive and creative news markets in America?  FOX 9/KMSP-TV wants you to join our Emmy-award winning team of photojournalist/editors. Innovative, state-of-the-art storytelling through shooing and editing should be a part of your DNA.

You’ll have:

  • A well-varied skill set in shooting and editing daily news on deadline, as well as long form material.
  • A thirst to use the latest cutting edge video, editing and live technology.
  • A desire to collaborate with reporters and newscast producers to win all your stories with dynamic shooting and edgy editing.

Please have 3-5 years of experience and be a motivated, positive team player. Working knowledge of Bit Central is a plus. If you’re ready to take that next step up, link us your latest and best work along with your resume.

For more details and to apply, click here.

KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

News Anchor

KMSP-TV in Eden Prairie, MN is seeking a News Anchor.

Job Description

Here’s a dictionary definition of a news anchor. 

anchor

noun an·chor \ˈaŋ-kər-\

“A person who reads the news and introduces the reports of other broadcasters on a television news program.”

And that’s not what we are looking for.

FOX 9/KMSP-TV, the FOX O and O in Minneapolis/St. Paul, is instead looking for a 21st Century multi-platform journalist and innovative communicator to help lead our 430a-6a newscasts. You’ll be dynamic and motivated. You’ll live and breathe news and information from our community, state and the world around us. You’ll be able to write and deliver that information in a compelling and distinctive style. You’ll be an excellent, unscripted live interviewer. And you’ll own social media…not just what’s hot now but what’s coming down the road too.

You’ll have:

  • A four year college degree with emphasis in Communications and Journalism preferred.
  • 3 -5 years' experience in a medium to major market.
  • Strong news judgement and a superior knowledge of current events
  • Conversational, pithy writing skills that stand out from “news-speak”.
  • A professional appearance

For more details and to apply, click here.

KMSP-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

MCO/Director (Morning W/Day)

KTTC-TV in Rochester, MN is seeking a Weekday Morning Director/Master Control Operator.

Job Summary/Description:

KTTC Television has an exciting opening for a Weekday Morning Director/Master Control Operator. The successful candidate will work with KTTC’s excellent production team to put on newscasts in a state of the art control room. Successful candidate will also be responsible for operating in our master control working on bringing in syndicated content and commercial spots for air. The chosen candidate will have strong communication skills, attention to detail, and an operating knowledge of computers. Previous control room experience is preferred, but not required.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Operating Master Control automation and equipment
• Operating Ross Xpression graphics
• Effectively perform operations with Ross Furio robotic camera system, Ross Vision production switcher, prompter, and audio
• Willingness to learn new hardware and software
• Dedication to the care of the equipment
• Work closely with all other departments to meet all daily demands
• Willingness to grow by taking direction and excel as a team member
• Communicate effectively and efficiently with all members of the team
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Assist in maintaining a clean studio and production area
• Variable work schedule dependent upon station needs
• Option for four-day work week flex schedule
• Ability to meet multiple deadlines
• Ability to lead and make split second decisions based upon knowledge of directives
• Ability to multi-task and excel under intense deadlines pressure in a rapidly changing environment
• High level of communication skills both written and verbal along with excellent judgment
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Proficient in Windows based applications
- Experience in television operations preferred but not required

For more details and to apply, click here.

KTTC-TV is an equal opportunity employer.