Current Available Jobs for KQTV

KQ2 - KQTV is your leading provider of local news, weather information, sports, community events and breaking news in Northwest Missouri and the four-state area, including St. Joseph, Maryville, Savannah, Cameron, and Atchison.


Multimedia Journalist - Storyteller

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

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Multimedia Journalist- Storyteller

Here is your chance to join KQTV! We have been the most watched television station in St. Joseph, MO for almost 70 years because of our culture and the pride we feel in each other, and this is your chance to help continue that tradition.

We are looking for a motivated Multimedia Journalist who is enthusiastic about shooting, writing, and editing compelling content for multiple platforms.  Come be a part of our dynamic newsroom team of journalists who excel at storytelling. This reporter must have the desire to cover breaking news, should be a self-starter and be able to work under pressure while meeting newsroom deadlines.

What you will do:

  • Attend daily pitch meetings with three original story ideas each workday from in-depth investigations to current event in our viewing area
  • Pursue news stories in the field with station issued gear: Camera, lights, tripod, and microphone
  • Conduct interviews with news subjects
  • Write cohesive, objective, and non-biased stories
  • “Voice” scripts and edit assigned stories for broadcast
  • Provide shorter web scripts for station’s website and include complimentary images
  • “Front” or present your story during a live broadcast either in studio or in the field
  • Be available for fill in anchor opportunities
  • Perform other duties as assigned


This is a great opportunity in the television industry and an excellent position to learn and improve your producing, reporting, writing and storytelling skills under a News Director with 30 plus years’ experience in anchoring/reporting in top 30 markets.

Must Haves:

  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Proficient knowledge of ENG broadcast equipment
  • BS degree in journalism or mass communications is preferred
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test and background screening
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

What To Do Next:

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

KQTV
David Bodden
News Director

PO Box 8369
St. Joseph, MO 64508

KQTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EOE


Office Administrator

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

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Part Time Office Administrator

Here’s your chance to join KQTV! We’ve been the most watched television station in St. Joseph, MO for almost 70 years because of our culture and the pride we feel in each other, and this is your chance to help continue that tradition.

The job title is for a part time Office Administrator. You need to be a team player ready to work hard, have fun and support your co-workers like family. And make no mistake, this is an important position at our television station. You assist the Business Manager daily with administrative duties, posting accounts payable, tv log reconciliation, and other various office duties.

Preferred qualifications for the position include:

  • 1-3 years’ work experience in office administration, accounting, or business
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook skills
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Capable of productive and efficient multi-tasking
  • Proven people service skills and communication ability
  • Experience with Paychex a plus
  • Must be able to sit at desk for long periods.

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).

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit—we would love to hear from you. Email your resume to the email provided or mail resume, cover letter and references to:

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

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
KQTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EOE


TMP/News Assistant

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

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Television Technical Media Producer & News 
Assistant
Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other 
applicable law).
DESCRIPTION: A Technical Media Producer (TMP) and News Assistant is a hybrid position which 
includes the responsibilities of a Master Control Operator and a Technical Director. The TMP is 
responsible for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring on-air streams, 
FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming/commercials. Daily assignments will include directing 
at least one newscast, ingesting/segmenting various long-form programs, ingesting commercial 
spots, loading programming playlists for the following day, and performing various tasks as 
needed. When not working in Master Control this individual will assist in the News Department by 
gathering news, editing stories, shooting video and helping produce the news.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Operation of the Ross system (including cameras, audio console, 
graphics, and production video switcher), and all supporting equipment in Production/Master 
Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following: commercial/promo ingesting, 
satellite operation, program ingesting/segmenting, & a working knowledge of web production. 
Operation of Edius editing software, and studio teleprompter. Daily care & maintenance of 
equipment & studio. Work closely with all departments to meet daily demands. Other duties 
include shooting and gathering news, assisting with various duties in the News Department, editing
and assisting in posting stories to the website.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: Master Control and Live Production experience preferred. The ability 
to work under pressure, great communication/people skills, ability to multitask under time 
sensitive deadlines, strong technical & computer skills, flexibility with scheduling & job 
assignments, understanding of FCC program logs & all FCC broadcast regulations. Willingness to 
learn new hardware and software.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license in good standing
• Ability to sit, stand, lift, stretch and carry up to 50 pounds
• Position requires being on call after hours including weekends and holidays
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, Drug Screen and must be fully vaccinated against 
Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a full-time position; rate of pay is hourly.
What We Offer
Employees of KQTV enjoy a strong benefits package currently including medical insurance, 
dental insurance, vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and 401K with match. 
Personal Time Off (PTO) is also included.
What’s The Next Step
If you are interested in working for a company that puts employees first and treats you 
like family, please send your resume and references to the email provided or mail to:
KQTV
Attention: Steve Cline
4000 Faraon
St. Joseph, MO 64506
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYE


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


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.


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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A Multi Media Journalist is a reporter that also shoots, writes, and edits their stories for broadcast.

The successful candidate is responsible for attending daily Pitch Meetings and “pitching” 3 original stories each workday. These stories can range from in-depth investigations to current events in our viewing area.

An MMJ should be proficient in knowledge of broadcast ENG equipment. The successful candidate will be able to pursue news stories in the field with station issued gear: Camera, lights, tripod and microphone. The MMJ should be able to conduct interviews with pertinent individuals for the specific story.  They should then be able to extract those interviews/b-roll, from camera’s electronic storage and ingest those files onto a station issued computer and then into a station authorized editing program. The candidate should then be prepared to write a cohesive, objective and non-biased story regarding information collected and present a script to a producer, within a given deadline, for approval. The candidate will then, “voice” the script, upload that voice file into the station editing program and edit their assigned story for broadcast.

MMJs, Reporters, Anchors and producers are responsible to turn in completed stories for specific News Programs, within a given deadline.

MMJ’s are also responsible for turning in a web script to be used on the Station’s website. This script is shorter, in most cases, than the broadcast script and includes pertinent (cellphone) photo(s) of story specific images.

MMJ’s may, on occasion, be requested to “Front” or present their story during the live broadcast. This could be in the studio during the newscast or “Live” in the field, using station issued “Live” gear.

MMJ’s must have a clean driving record as you will be using a station vehicle to get to and from news stories.

 Contact: David Bodden (dbodden@kq2.com)

Drug screening and background check required for employment.

EOE