KQTV Careers

MMJ/Anchor - News

JOB SUMMARY:

 KQTV is looking for a full-time MMJ/ANCHOR to join our news team. The ideal candidate will want to tell the lead story each night on TV and on our digital platforms. You will be responsible for developing and producing news stories by investigating, interviewing, shooting, writing, editing, producing and reporting on a daily basis.

 The person who fills this position must be able to enterprise story ideas, develop contacts, understand how to dig for news, and share news on our social media platforms.

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

 Exercise strong professional news judgement, gathers information, conducts interviews, shoots video, produces and reports assigned stories daily

  • Primarily work as a one-man band to report, shoot and edit stories
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of field cameras, gear and editing systems
  • Must possess strong writing skills. Must be knowledgeable in broadcast and AP writing styles. Stories must be accurate, fair and balanced.
  • Pitch original story ideas and participate in editorial meetings
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency.
  • Must be willing to work holidays, weekends and overnight hours when needed
  • Produce content for digital media platforms
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 This is a great position to learn and improve your reporting and writing skills.

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

 Andy House

KQTV | News Director

ahouse@kq2.com

 

Drug screening and background check required for employment.  EOE.

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Anchor/Producer - News

JOB SUMMARY:

KQTV is looking for a full-time anchor/producer to join our news team. We need someone with strong writing skills and solid news judgement who is willing to learn to produce compelling and creative newscasts. You must have a passion for news!

This is a great opportunity for someone who is a self-starter and wants to use their journalism skills to tell good stories and create good content.

The right person will be able to work well in a team environment, meet tight deadlines and work on a flexible schedule.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

 

  • Present news stories for all platforms including broadcast, web and social media
  • Strong writing skills, solid news judgment, accuracy, knowledge of current events.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

 

Drug screening and background check required for employment. EOE.

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P.A. (Production Assistant)

Part-time

PAs needed for the following shifts:


Morning Audio Operator - Monday through Friday, 5:00am till 7:15am.  Training provided.

 

Audio Operator - Monday and Tuesday, 4:15pm till 6:45pm, dinner break, 9:30pm-11pm.  Training provided.

 

Video Server Operator - Saturday and Sunday, 8:45pm - 11pm.  Training provided.

 

Starting pay is $9/hour

 

Back ground check and drug screen required for employment.

 

EOE.

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Sales Professional

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

As an Account Executive (AE) you will use a consultative approach and work with businesses to determine their needs and long-term goals. Our clients’ success is at the top of our list and as an AE 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 sales 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 mediumWhat we are looking for in you:
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  • 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
  • What We Currently 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 Account Executive at KQTV? Send us your cover letter and resume today. Email Dirk Allsbury at dallsbury@kq2.com or mail at KQTV 4000 Faraon, St. Joseph, MO 64506.
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Sales Assistant / Traffic Clerk

Sales Assistant/Traffic Clerk

KQTV and KQ2.com are looking for a full time Sales Assistant/Traffic Clerk. Our office is located at 4000 Faraon in St. Joseph MO. We offer an excellent benefits package, business casual dress, and a fun place to work. 

In this role you would be responsible for coordinating with traffic manager for; traffic instructions, managing logs, co-op scripts, facilitate production orders, basic clerical administration and supportive business development duties that sustain the efforts of the Sales Managers and Account Executives.

Other duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Perform all general office administrative duties including, but not limited to: answering the phone/reception and directing callers as needed; ordering and maintaining office and marketing material supplies and forms.
  • Provide administrative support to the Sales Manager and Account Executives in documenting sales activities and results, and as required, generate reports from traffic management system.   
  • Generate sales documents and presentation materials.
  • Contact clients regarding copy and delinquencies.
  • Assist Sales Managers with meeting coordination, and other logistics.   

QUALIFICATIONS-The following qualifications are preferred in order to successfully perform in this position, but are not limited to:

  1. High school or equivalent degree required and one to two years of prior experience in office environment preferred.
  2. High level of computer skills. 
  3. Strong organizational, written communication and verbal communication skills required.
  4. Good skills in end-user computer software applications e.g. word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and basic design.
  5. Experience using office equipment including, but not limited to: computer, fax, telephone, copier, and scanner.
  6. Sales background is a plus.
  7. High level of initiative and ability to prioritize workload.
  8. Attention to detail and error-free work in a deadline-driven environment.
  9. Substantial level of independence and accountability for assigned projects.
  10. Strong team player.

 

Please send resume and cover letter via mail or email to: Dirk Allsbury, P.O. Box 8369, St. Joseph, MO 64508 or email dallsbury@kq2.com.

 

Background check and drug screening required for employment.

EOE

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Creative Service (Commercial Producer)

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’re 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, script writing, excellent time management and an unshakeable work ethic. A college degree in Telecommunications, Digital Media, Marketing or Broadcasting is a plus.

NOTE: This 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.

Please send resume and demo reel or link to:

KQTV

Attention: Dirk Allsbury

4000 Faraon

St. Joseph, MO 64506

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

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