Current Available Jobs for KQTV

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Traffic Manager

Heartland Media, LLC (KQTV) has an immediate opening for full time Traffic Manager. In this position, one would manage the daily preparation and maintenance of on-air logs, utilizing meticulous management of commercial inventory to maximize revenue.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Job description

Heartland Media, LLC (KQTV) has an immediate opening for full time Traffic Manager. In this position, one would manage the daily preparation and maintenance of on-air logs, utilizing meticulous management of commercial inventory to maximize revenue.

Further, one would manage any Traffic Coordinators and/or Traffic Assistants employed by Heartland Media, LLC (KQTV) to help them also prepare and maintain on-air logs, maintain proper copy and traffic instructions, and manage commercial inventory to maximize revenue.

The Traffic Manager will also coordinate interdepartmentally with Sales Managers, Sales Assistants, and members of Creative Services to continue to find new best practices of functionality.

Traffic Manager Duties/Responsibilities

- Ensuring accurate logs, copy, inventory, processing of orders

-Maintain inventory to control over sold situations by pre-empting spots for rate or program change

- Enter, revise, maintain and schedule syndicated and network formats.

- Administer staff training when necessary

- Work daily program logs: maneuver spots as needed, separate like advertisers, pre-empt spots as needed.

- Program department responsibilities: maintain program schedule with program changes, schedule makegoods for syndicated programs, and send program schedules to listing editors.

- Organize proper coverage and backup responsibilities when needed

- Work closely with station Sales Management, Sales Assistants, and Creative Service members

- Interviewing, hiring, and training employees. Planning, assigning, and directing work. Appraising performance, reward and discipline employees, address complaints and resolve problems.

- Must be available by phone or e-mail on nights and weekends on occasion.

Traffic Manager Preferred Requirements

- Traffic experience or similar work-related experience helpful

- Experience with OSI or Wide Orbit platforms is helpful

- Exceptional organizational skills and extreme attention to detail

- This position requires a person with outstanding administrative abilities, the ability to work well without supervision and the ability to successfully juggle simultaneous priorities. A pleasant, helpful personality coupled with stamina, creativity resourcefulness and team spirit are required.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- General knowledge of the broadcast television advertising process

- The ability to work effectively under pressure while adhering to traffic deadlines

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; use hands to operate office equipment and computer.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

What To Do Next

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit—we would love to hear from you. Email your resume to the email provided:

KQTVDirk AllsburyVice President and General ManagerNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Job Type: Full-time

Job offer contingent on background check, drug screen and must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

KQTV is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEOE

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:Job offer contingent on background check, drug screen and must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

Job Type: Full-time


Marketing and Media Specialist

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KQTV is looking for a dynamic sales professional to join our team. As an Marketing and Media Specialist, you will be working directly with local businesses to help them achieve their goals using KQTV and KQ2.com advertising products.

As an Marketing and Media Specialist you will use a consultative approach to work with businesses to determine their needs and long-term goals. Our clients’ success is at the top of our list and as a Marketing and Media Specialist you will enjoy watching your advertising solutions in action as your client’s business excels.

Your success will be measured by hitting and exceeding monthly goals, staying current with media technology and trends and handling rejection in stride while working as an individual in a team-focused environment.

What you’ll do in this position:

  • Own your own client list of small to large businesses
  • Become an expert in KQTV and KQ2.com advertising solutions
  • Consistently win new business and achieve personal revenue goals
  • Develop creative campaigns and proposals that help clients achieve their business objectives
  • Collaborate with our creative team to design and deliver the perfect advertising message across the perfect medium

What we are looking for in you:

  • A natural curiosity about people and area businesses and the ability to inspire passion in others
  • The ability to turn training and feedback into action
  • Adaptable and able to think on your feet and be flexible
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Honesty, high-energy, drive, strong work ethic and a sense of humor
  • Innovative ideas you can implement in television and digital advertising
  • Aptitude and ability to master our sales tools
  • A fun competitive nature

Must Haves:

  • Positive work attitude
  • One to two successful years of sales experience or bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn industry-leading sales techniques that will enable you to craft solutions for your clients and close proposals
  • General computer and email proficiency
  • Working knowledge of various social media products
  • Legal to work in the US
  • Willing to take a drug screening
  • Pass background check
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

What We Offer

  • Up to 15 days PTO and seven paid holidays (annually)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Health Insurance including, health, vision, dental and flexible spending account
  • Car allowance
  • Phone allowance
  • Entertainment perks

Think you have what it takes to be an Marketing and Media Specialist at KQTV? Send us your cover letter and resume today.

EOE


Creative Services (commercial producer)

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KQTV, the ABC affiliate in St. Joseph, MO, is looking to add a member to our award-winning Creative Services team. If you have strong editing skills, a creative mind, and an eye for appealing visuals you might be a perfect fit. This position requires hands-on knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite; including Premiere Pro, After Effects, and advanced experience with video and graphics editing. Someone with an understanding and experience with video and DSLR cameras, audio recording, and lighting. We are looking for a team member to take a project from concept to completion. If you are someone who is detail-oriented and can take an idea and create compelling commercials that work for our clients, this is the job for you.

Daily skills needed are editing, digital and DSLR camera operation, audio recording, lighting, video, and graphics editing with Adobe Creative Suite, scriptwriting, excellent time management, and an unshakeable work ethic. A college degree in Telecommunications, Digital Media, Marketing or Broadcasting is a plus.

NOTE: The job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check and Drug Screen.

Employees of KQTV enjoy a strong benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and a 401K. Personal Time Off (PTO) is also included.

This position must be able to stand, sit, reach, conduct telephone discussions, use electronic mail, conduct face-to-face conversations with individuals or groups and work outdoors with various weather conditions and indoors in a controlled environment. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds and set for extended periods at a desk.

KQTV is an equal opportunity employer and has a drug free workplace.

Must have a valid driver’s license and be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

If you are ready for an exciting job in the television business, please send resume and demo reel or link to:

KQTV

Attention: Dirk Allsbury

4000 Faraon

St. Joseph, MO 64506

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

 


Meteorologist/Reporter

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KQTV is looking for a full-time Meteorologist/Reporter to join our news team. The right candidate will be able to prepare and deliver accurate weather forecasts for broadcast, web and social media. You must also have an interest in general assignment reporting, be able to generate news content and share story ideas in editorial meetings. Experience with WSI systems, shooting, writing and editing skills preferred.

St. Joseph is located in the heart of the country and experiences all types of weather. From severe weather in the spring to blizzards in the winter, this part of the country sees it all. This opportunity is your chance to get to learn how to forecast different types of weather and gain severe weather coverage experience. This position will also allow you to dip your toes into news and gain experience reporting.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and deliver daily weather forecasts utilizing computer graphics and animation, weather data and radar for station’s newscasts
  • Deliver severe weather updates as necessary
  • Produce and present weather for station’s website and social media platforms
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent writing, verbal and communications skills
  • Must work well in team environment
  • Fill in on other shifts when necessary

What you need

  • Be computer proficient (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases)
  • Excellent communication, lobbying and active listening skills
  • Integrity
  • BS degree in meteorology, journalism or mass communications is preferred
  • Valid Drivers License with good driving record

What To Do Next

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit—we would love to hear from you. Email your resume and reel to the email provided:

KQTV
Dirk Allsbury
Vice President and General Manager
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Job Type: Full-time

Job offer contingent on background check, drug screen and must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

KQTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EOE

 


Audio operator

Morning news audio operator

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Monday through Friday, 4:15am - 7:30am

Audio operaor for morning news: live from 5a-7a and then some recordings.

Training provided.

 

EOE


Overnight Producer

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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JOB SUMMARY:

KQTV is looking for a creative, innovative overnight producer to join our news team. The right candidate will be able to consistently identify strong local, relevant content. You must be able to work in a deadline driven environment, edit video for multiple platforms and be responsible for the oversight of daily live broadcasts. Strong writing, organizational and people skills are vital. You should have a desire to produce compelling television using sound, video, graphics and live elements, and a passion for news.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

 

  • Exercise strong professional news judgement
  • Develop and organize newscasts
  • Supervise preparation and execution of live television newscasts
  • Responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding
  • Must possess strong writing skills: knowledgeable in broadcast and AP writing styles. Stories must be accurate, fair and balanced.
  • Ability to react to breaking news quickly and accurately.
  • Pitch original story ideas and participate in editorial meetings
  • Produce content for digital media platforms
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
  • Work effectively under multiple deadlines
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Please email resume, cover letter and link to reel to:

Andy House

KQTV | News Director

ahouse@kq2.com

 

Background check and drug screening are required for employment.  EOE.


TMP, Master Control Operator and Director

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Job Title:                              Director and Technical Media Producer (TMP)

 

Hours:                                   Full Time (8pm – 4am, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

 

Supervisor:                         Steve Cline, Operations Manager

 

Special Skills:                      Must have good communications skills, the ability to think on his/her feet, knowledge of computers and production equipment.  Candidate should have knowledge of directing.

 

Job Requirements:          Run Master Control with Imagine Automation.  Direct live newscasts with Ross Carbonite system.   

 

Description:                        KQTV, the ABC affiliate in St. Joseph, MO is looking for a candidate with directing and or master control experience.  He/she must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes.  The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as web publishing, camera operation, audio operation and server operation.  KQTV is an equal opportunity employer.  We produce four newscasts per weekday and one per weekend day.  Willingness to help cover other shifts for vacation/sick days.

 

When will the

Position open:                   Now

 

When will the

search close:                      When a suitable candidate is found.

 

Contact:                               Steve Cline, Operations Manager

                                                KQTV

                                                PO Box 8369

                                                St. Joseph, MO 64508

                                                scline@kq2.com              

 

Back ground check and drug screening required for employment.

EOE


News Director

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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News Director- Heartland Media
KQTV-TV (ABC 2.1, Antenna TV 2.2),
St. Joseph, MO

Small Market News Directors, are you tired of chasing #1 with little or no resources? Are you ready to work for a dominant station and experience what winning BIG feels like? Mid-Market Middle Managers, are you ready for your first News Director gig with a serious news station?

KQTV, the Heartland Media-owned ABC affiliate in St. Joseph, MO will take your career to the next level fast. You must eat, sleep and breathe news to do this job. KQTV attacks news every day with a fast-paced delivery for more than 4 hours of live coverage each weekday. Heartland Media is a company that believes in and invests in live, local news. We may be market 200, but we play like the big leagues. Interested?

The ideal candidate must be energetic, positive, passionate, competitive, possess strong motivational skills and exceed in recruiting, training and leading a diverse staff of talented professionals.

Why St. Joseph? We live in an expressive community with a quirky culture that will win you over. It’s home to over 26 miles of parkways, 13 museums and it’s one of the country’s best-kept secrets when it comes to historic architecture. It’s a great place to make your mark: Walter Cronkite, The Pony Express and Eminem were all born here. Plus, we’re only 35 minutes from Kansas City, 2 hours from Omaha, NE — and we’re no more than a 3-hour plane ride to any coast. The area is home to the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp, two universities, the Cherry Mash and serves as the manufacturing hub for several well-known companies. The cost of living is low too, so your generous compensation plan will give you even more bang for your buck.

KQTV is looking for the right person to lead this legacy station in northwest Missouri to new levels of success. This individual should be high-energy with a positive and competitive personality and possess the leadership skills necessary to quickly gain the respect of a very strong team of journalists. Required duties include overseeing the day-to-day operation and responsibility of the newsroom and the following:

  • Provide strategic, logistical planning, and direction to the entire news department.
  • Lead, develop, and coordinate electronic and digital news gathering operations: writing, video gathering, editing, remote broadcasts, and backpacks.
  • Provide guidance, training, and leadership for editorial and newsgathering personnel, including MMJs, videographers, reporters, editors, anchors and others as assigned.
  • Responsible for staffing and supervisory duties, including hiring, performance management, scheduling, and evaluation of all department personnel.
  • Mentor and develop news employees' news gathering and technology skills, especially in the use of digital and wireless tools.
  • Work with General Manager, Business Manager and Director of Technology/Operations to plan and manage the TV News operating and capital budgets.  Plan, supervise, and track department expenditures.

NOTE:  All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree (or the equivalent) preferably in journalism or communications.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in newsgathering and/or production and at least 3 years of direct management experience in a local television or network environment is preferred.
  • Experience supervising, training, coaching and motivating a team.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Missouri Law.  Applicant must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

To apply please send resume via email or mail to:

KQTV

Dirk Allsbury
Vice President and General Manager
PO Box 8369
St. Joseph, MO 64508

dallsbury@kq2.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

KQTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KQTV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

Job Type: Full-time


Morning Anchor / Reporter

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KQTV is looking for a morning anchor/reporter to join our news team. If you are a morning person who loves to tell stories this may be the right opportunity for you! The right candidate will be able to consistently identify strong local, relevant content. You must be a strong writer, be able to work in a deadline driven environment, edit video for multiple platforms and be able to work well with others.

 

JOB SKILLS:

  • Exercise strong professional news judgement
  • Present news stories for all platforms in clear and engaging manner
  • Shoot, write and edit news content
  • Self-starter who can generate story ideas on a daily basis
  • Work effectively under multiple deadlines
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

This is a great opportunity into the television industry and an excellent position to learn and improve your producing, reporting, writing and storytelling skills.

 

 

Please email resume, cover letter and link to reel to:

 

Andy House

KQTV | News Director

ahouse@kq2.com

EOE

Background check and drug screening required for employment. 

 


Weekend Master Control Operator (TMP)

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Part time

Saturday and Sunday

12pm till 8pm

Run Master Control with Imagine Automation, 2.1 ABC and 2.2 Antenna TV.

Training provided.

Other PA hours availble.


Weekend Ten News Audio Operator

Saturday and Sunday Ten News

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Part-time Audio Operator

Saturday and Sunday, 8:45pm-10:45pm

Training provided

Background check and drug screening required for employment

EOE

 


Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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News – Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) – KQTV

KQTV in St. Joseph, Mo. has an opening for a multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories under strict deadlines.

Candidate must be open to flexible hours and capable of managing changing assignments.

This is a great opportunity into the television industry and an excellent position to learn and improve your reporting, writing and storytelling skills.

Must be able to work well independently and in a team environment. Please email your resume and a recent link of your work to Andy House – News Director, ahouse@kq2.com

 

Drug screening and background check required for employment.

EOE