Current Available Jobs for KWWL


Executive Producer

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

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KWWL is seeking a take charge leader to help guide our team and help manage our multi-platform news products.  This manager will serve as an editorial decision maker. Excellent news judgement is needed for this fast- paced environment and multi-city market.

The successful candidate must be able to identify great stories, create urgency and showcase stories in a memorable way. The Executive Producer will partner with the Assistant News Director and the News Director to execute a vision and strategic plan for success in daily weather, severe weather, breaking news and the big story every day while assisting with the management of day-to-day operations.

You will work with producers and anchors to showcase and execute the presentation of newscasts, while also doing the same for web and social media. The Executive Producer will have a creative vision for the use of writing, video, graphics and other production elements to tell great stories, employing all of our technology on all of our platforms including our Storm Chaser and our drone.

KWWL is a continuous news source with an immediate deadline culture. The Executive Producer will oversee and be in constant contact with those involved in our newsgathering and delivery process.   You will be responsible for making immediate decisions on how stories and content will be presented.

Applicants must have 3 to 5 years producing experience with a strong desire to further their career in a management position.  

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 proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago and Des Moines.

KWWL is part of the Allen Media Broadcasting group.

To apply for the Executive Producer position, e-mail your cover letter and resume to:  

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Reporter/Multimedia Journalist, Dubuque

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving Iowa’s second largest DMA, is looking for an ambitious, talented Reporter/Multimedia Journalist to produce news content for our award-winning television station and website.

This position is based in our Dubuque newsroom, located in the heart of the city that was one of the first settlements west of the Mississippi.

You'll work with brand-new state-of-the-art HD cameras and editing equipment, producing compelling stories not just for our TV audience, but for viewers across all platforms.

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 daily live ad-lib situation as they are with a script. Superior writing skills are a must, as well as your ability to connect with the audience.

Because this is a bureau position, the ability to work independently is also key. The successful candidate will be able to research and deliver stories that are original, compelling and go beyond surface storytelling.

Dubuque is a great place to live with diverse attractions. It’s also close to Minneapolis, Chicago and Milwaukee.

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a link and resume to your online video.

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

Allison Gibson, News Director

KWWL Television, Inc.

511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

agibson@kwwl.com


Meteorologist (Part Time)

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving northeastern Iowa, needs an experienced meteorologist who understands the importance of severe storm coverage. From spring and summer tornadoes such as the Marshalltown tornado to winter blizzards, we see it all. We need someone who is a great forecaster, good communicator and calm under pressure.

We want you to be the fifth member of our weather team. You’d work with the next generation in weather graphics and storm tracking with the WSI Max system and live cameras throughout the DMA. Plus, we have all the other tools you need to successfully tell your weather story.

As a part-time meteorologist, you’ll help fill in during vacations and other planned absences. But you’ll also be rounding out the weather team during severe weather coverage. It’s not unusual for us to have three meteorologists on set when there’s big weather action.

Duties would include live shots from major breaking weather stories across the 21 counties we serve. Make no mistake, it may be a part-time position, but you’d be a full-fledged member of the team.

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

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send your resume & online video link to:

Allison Gibson, News Director

agibson@kwwl.com

KWWL Television, Inc.

511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Newscast Producer

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

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KWWL Television, Inc., the NBC affiliate in eastern Iowa, is looking for a smart, competitive newscast producer. You’ll lead a team of dedicated, creative journalists who will help you also take the lead online and on social media. You will have access to all the latest technology at our state-of-the-art digital facility.

We're looking for producer who’s interested in learning and growing in fast-paced news environment. If you love being the person in charge of all the elements that go into a newscast, thrive on producing a show, not just stacking it, you’re our candidate.

Ideal candidates must love juggling multiple assignments, working with a close-knit team, and willing to give up early mornings as this position is for a morning producer role.

Some newscast producing experience, such as at a college level, preferred. This is a great opportunity for a college student about to transition into their first full time journalism job. Make no mistake, we have all the toys, staffing and mission of a big-market station, we are a legacy NBC affiliate and will expect big things of YOU.

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

To be part of our award-winning team, send a link to your online video to:

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East Fifth Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL TV, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Digital Content Producer (Part Time)

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

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Are you an aspiring journalist who wants to make a real difference in your community? Are you glued to your smartphone when big news breaks? Are you active on social media? If so, apply today to join our award-winning news team as a Digital Content Producer at KWWL-TV in Waterloo, Iowa. In this role, you will help us increase our local and national digital coverage across all areas of news including the pandemic, politics, crime and courts, and much more.

The ideal candidate for this part-time, entry-level digital news position has strong online newswriting skills and knows how to use social media to grow our audience. You’ll be creating content for KWWL.com and all our associated social media channels.

If you have a college degree in Journalism or related field or are working toward that degree you could be the perfect fit. We’ll teach you how to be a power user of our new CMS and a rich set of digital content creation tools.

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

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and work samples to:

Andrew Pearce, Digital Content Manager
apearce@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Meteorologist

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving eastern Iowa, needs an experienced meteorologist who understands the importance of severe storm coverage. From spring and summer tornadoes to a derecho to winter blizzards, we see it all. We need someone who is a great forecaster, good communicator, and calm under pressure.

We have a four-person weather team, the next generation in weather graphics and storm tracking with the WSI Max system and live cameras throughout the DMA. You’ll work with pros who recently were certified as the most accurate forecast team by independent research company WeatheRate. We have all the tools you need to successfully tell your weather story.

You'll primarily forecast weather for our Saturday and Sunday newscasts and forecast for various other newscasts and platforms three days during the week. You'll also do live shots from major breaking weather stories across the 21 counties we serve. This is a full-time weather position.

The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, low cost of living, ample recreation. Plus, we’re close to Minneapolis, Chicago and Des Moines.

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

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team (2021 Regional Edward R. Murrow), send your resume with link to your reel:

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East Fifth Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sales Account Executive

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

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KWWL Television, Inc. has an immediate opening for an experienced Sales Account Executive in our Cedar Rapids office.

The successful candidate will be an aggressive self-starter with excellent communication skills and a winning attitude. While prior television experience is preferred, candidates with outside sales experience will be considered. You will have the opportunity to manage an established account base. You must have the ability to develop creative marketing strategies and custom advertising solutions for new direct account development.

Duties will require a strong focus on new business and non-traditional revenues with both television and digital platforms. Candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. One must also be accomplished with the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Must also be willing to learn and master industry dedicated computer software applications.

Education and experience to be commensurate with the position.

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

Please submit your resume and references to:

Kelly Jones, General Station Manager
Email: kjones@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL TV, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Morning News Anchor

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving Iowa’s 2nd largest market, is seeking an experienced

co-anchor for our Today In Iowa morning news program, M-F 4:30 AM-7:00 AM. Noon anchoring may be part of the duties as well.

If you're passionate about news, about the issues that affect viewers, and have prior TV reporting and anchoring experience, we want to talk to you.

Qualified candidates must have a degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications, or a related field. Qualified candidates should have excellent writing and on-camera skills and a positive attitude.

We're looking for a creative journalist who is as comfortable in a live ad-lib situation as they are reading a prompter. Our anchors also report on special project stories from time to time. KWWL is actively engaged in the communities we serve, and you will represent the station at numerous community events.

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.

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

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a link to your online video and resume to:

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Weekend Anchor/Reporter

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving eastern Iowa is seeking an experienced, Anchor/Reporter for our weekend evening newscasts.

If you're passionate about news, love storytelling, and have some TV reporting and anchoring experience, let’s talk!

Qualified candidates must have a degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications, or a related field. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing and on-camera skills. You’ll have a producer and a team of folks working with you on our highly competitive Saturday and Sunday newscasts.

We're looking for a serious, creative journalist who is as comfortable in a live ad-lib situation as they are reading a prompter. You'll anchor our weekend evening newscasts, report three days a week and represent the station at tons of community events.

The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, low cost of living, ample recreation, and close to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Des Moines.

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

Want to join our award-winning team? Send your resume & online video link to:

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Master Control Operator/Newscast Director (Part Time)

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving the 92nd largest market is seeking a highly motivated Master Control Operator for its award-winning, state of the art fast-paced production and master control facility. This position is primarily accountable for master control operations, including running and timing breaks for network and syndicated programming, ingesting local content, and monitoring automated playlists. The position may also be accountable for assisting in the coordination and production of newscasts. We are looking for a multi-tasking candidate that supports our commitment to serving the communities of eastern Iowa. Grow or start your career within a team-oriented company that places priority in growing its employees.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • High school or college graduate. College courses or equivalent experience desirable.
  • Willingness to learn and grow in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new programs quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capable of analyzing and correcting technical problems.
  • Experience with video production desirable.
  • Familiarity with master control and news production automation systems a plus.
  • Knowledge of FCC requirements for broadcast facilities, including transmission and tower light monitoring/logging and EAS notifications a plus.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, and Encore a plus.
  • Experience with lighting and set design a plus.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, climb tall ladders, move studio cameras and set pieces.
  • Must have valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Vision, speech and hearing abilities that facilitate a rapid response to changes during a newscast.
  • Possess manual dexterity to quickly move between various positions.
  • Must be capable of traversing snow covered terrain to remove snow from satellite dishes.

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 to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Des Moines.

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

Send your resume to:

Michael Kjose, Operations Manager
mkjose@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 E. 5th St. Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

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

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KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving Iowa’s second largest DMA, is looking for an ambitious, talented Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist to produce news content for our award-winning television station and website.

You'll work with new, state-of-the-art HD cameras and editing equipment, producing compelling stories for our TV and web audiences. Our team uses LiveU backpacks for daily newsgathering, with access to our satellite truck and Storm Chase 7 vehicles.

You'll enterprise, shoot, write and edit stories that 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.

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a link and resume to your online video.

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

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com

KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Main Evening Weekday Anchor

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

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KWWL, the legacy NBC station serving Eastern Iowa, has a rare opening for a Main Evening Anchor. The next person to sit next to Ron Steele on our anchor desk will be an accomplished television journalist first and foremost, with significant experience anchoring and producing great, memorable stories that connect with viewers. We're looking for a competitive communicator with polished live ad-lib skills and a burning desire to win. The person we select will be someone who wants to make a long-term commitment to this community.

Our next anchor will be someone who not only loves news but also relishes representing the station at community events. In addition to writing, anchoring, and producing content for our web and social platforms, you'll be a newsroom leader who has input on newsroom editorial decisions and loves to coach and train less experienced journalists.

Qualified candidates must have a degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or a related field. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing and on-camera skills and be a strong team player.

The Waterloo-Cedar Rapids-Dubuque-Iowa City market is a great place to live with numerous colleges and universities, good quality of life, low cost of living, ample recreation, and close to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Des Moines.

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

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send your resume & online video link to:

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East 5th Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Engineer

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

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KWWL Television, Inc. is currently seeking a self-motivated individual with an emphasis on IT/computer technology knowledge for a full-time opening on our Engineering Team.

The successful candidate will be able to combine a people-oriented customer service type approach to maintaining technical and user-oriented equipment within the broadcast facility. The candidate will be able to respond to duties and tasks in support of the entire Television Station including news, programming, sales, and others as required. Familiarity with RF technologies, basic wiring techniques, and basic building maintenance practices is a plus.

Qualifications include broadcast equipment maintenance and repair experience (cameras, audio, graphics, and digital video systems), strong IT/computer skills, the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Possess physical ability to lift more than 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work in cramped quarters. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

The applicant should be able to work independently and may be asked to work weekdays, nights, weekends, and some holidays.

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.

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

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and any other appropriate information to:

Alan Slaughter, Chief Engineer
aslaughter@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East Fifth Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Newscast Producer (Part Time)

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

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KWWL Television, Inc., the NBC affiliate in eastern Iowa, is looking for a smart, competitive newscast producer. When you’re not leading the team on air, you’ll also take the lead online and on social media. You will have access to all the latest technology at our state-of-the-art digital facility.

We're looking for a part-time producer who’s interested in learning and growing in a fast-paced news environment. If you love being the person in charge of all the elements that go into a newscast, you’re the right person for this job.

Ideal candidates must love juggling multiple assignments, working with a close-knit team, and be willing to give up early mornings as this position is for a morning role. Our team has proudly earned Emmy, Iowa Broadcast News Association, and regional Edward R. Murrow awards in just the past year.

Some newscast producing experience, such as at a college level, is preferred. This is a great opportunity for a college student about to transition into their first full-time journalism job.

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

If you'd like to be part of our award-winning team, send a link to your online video to:

Allison Gibson, News Director
agibson@kwwl.com
KWWL Television, Inc.
511 East Fifth Street Waterloo, IA 50703

KWWL TV, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.