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FT Multi-Media Journalist (KMOT)


KMOT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Minot, North Dakota, and the Minot-area’s only locally-broadcast 6 and 10 p.m. newscast, has an immediate opening for a multi-media journalist.

This position offers invaluable experience for someone looking to ‘cut their teeth’ in television news. It also gives the candidate an opportunity to grow as a leader in the newsroom and become a ‘face in the community.`

General responsibilities:

-Write, shoot, and edit stories for our newscasts, Tuesday through Saturday, primarily as a dayside reporter
-Use social media in reporting as a way to promote a ‘digital first’ attitude
-Participate in daily editorial meetings and cultivate story ideas
-Bring multiple constructive story ideas to the team`s editorial meetings that go above and beyond covering events, (i.e., issue-oriented news coverage, investigative angles, etc.)
-Fill-in anchor when needed
-Assist team members in planning coverage of major events (festivals, etc.)
-Represent the station at public events

Qualifications:

-A good attitude, FIRST AND FOREMOST
-A Journalism/Broadcasting degree, or similar line of education, from a four-year university
-A résumé tape, or ‘reel,’ exhibiting one’s work, including standups, anchor samples, live shot experience, etc.
-Previous television work experience is not a requirement but is preferred and encouraged
-A general knowledge of how to use the following: television news cameras (P2, Sony, etc.), newscast production systems (ENPS, iNews, etc.), non-linear video editing systems (Edius, Final Cut, Premier, etc.), live reporting devices (TVU, etc.), and using social media for reporting (Facebook live, Twitter, etc.)
-The willingness to be ‘called in’ during non-working hours if needed when news breaks and the ability to maintain a flexible work schedule
-The ability to work with others as a team, follow a manager’s instructions, and accept constructive criticism as a way to improve
-The ability to carry 20 to 30 pounds of equipment
-A good driving record

Please send résumé and link to reel or website to: joe.skurzewski@kmot.com, subject: “Meteorologist / MMJ Opening” or apply online at: www.gray.tv. No phone calls please.

KMOT-TV drug tests all new employees and conducts random drug tests to maintain a drug-free environment. KMOT-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

FT Meteorologist/MMJ (KMOT)


Looking to forecast the weather in a region that experiences all four seasons? If you live and breathe weather, we’re interested in your reel and résumé!

KMOT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Minot, North Dakota, and the Minot-area’s only locally-broadcast 6 and 10 p.m. newscast, has an immediate opening for a full-time meteorologist / multi-media journalist.

This position offers invaluable experience for someone looking to ‘cut their teeth’ in television news. It also gives the candidate an opportunity to grow as a leader in a commercial television newsroom and become a ‘face in the community.’

General responsibilities:

-create a weather forecast and present it on-air for KMOT’s 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, Monday through Friday, using The Weather Channel Max forecasting system
-perform live cut-ins during severe weather when necessary
-use social media in forecasting weather as a way to promote a ‘digital first’ attitude
-shoot/write/edit news stories sporadically throughout the week, as assigned by New Director (forecasting is primary responsibility)
-Participate in daily editorial meetings and cultivate story ideas
-Assist team members in planning coverage of major events (festivals, etc.)
-Represent station at public events

Qualifications:

-A good attitude, FIRST AND FOREMOST
-A meteorologist degree from a four-year university
-A résumé tape, or ‘reel,’ exhibiting one’s work, including weather forecast blocks/teases, live shots, reporting, standups, etc.
-Previous television work experience is not a requirement but is preferred and encouraged
-A general knowledge of how to use the following: television news cameras (P2, Sony, etc.), newscast production systems (ENPS, iNews, etc.), non-linear video editing systems (Edius, Final Cut, Premier, etc.), live reporting devices (TVU, etc.), and using social media for reporting (Facebook live, Twitter, etc.)
-The willingness to be ‘called in’ during non-working hours if needed and the ability to maintain a flexible work schedule
-The ability to work with others as a team, follow a manager’s instructions, and accept constructive criticism as a way to improve
-The ability to carry 20 to 30 pounds of equipment
-A good driving record

KMOT is looking to fill this position by June.

Please send résumé and link to reel or website to: joe.skurzewski@kmot.com, subject: “Meteorologist / MMJ Opening” or apply online at: www.gray.tv. No phone calls please.

KMOT-TV drug tests all new employees and conducts random drug tests to maintain a drug-free environment. KMOT-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Producer


KFYR TV is looking for an evening producer. The best producers are born leaders and creative thinkers. If you are a go-getter who can communicate your excitement for news to those around you, we want to hear from you. Salary is competitive. All types of experience will be considered. What`s important here, is your personal drive, a love for news and strong writing and organizational skills.
Knowledge of ENPS, non-linear editing and social media/web updating a plus.

Take a look at what we have to offer here in the Capital City:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e_kJODNcn0
No phone calls please. Send resumes and links to:

jhavens@kfyrtv.com
No phone calls please.

KFYR-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Morning MMJ/Noon Anchor


Morning People! North Dakota`s News Leader, KFYR-TV, is looking for a morning multimedia journalist and noon news anchor/producer. The morning news is making an effort to put a stronger emphasis on live reports. Shooting your own live shots and stories is a must.

From there, the person hired will produce and anchor the noon news each day.

Sure, the day starts early, but this is a news team that has fun. If you rise and shine and can think fast on your feet, we want to hear from you. Strong writing, editing and producing skills are vital.

Take a look at what we have to offer here in the Capital City:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e_kJODNcn0
No phone calls please. Email reel and resume to:

jhavens@kfyrtv.com
No phone calls please.

KFYR-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Energy Multimedia Journalist


KFYR-TV is searching for an Energy MMJ to fill out our Emmy award winning newscast. Not only are we in the heart of oil country, wind farms are abundant, flaring is a constant topic and we visit Public Service Commission meetings on a regular basis. We have the best of both worlds, a vibrant and rapidly expanding economy, surrounded by some of the world`s best hunting, fishing, hiking and biking.

Experience is a plus, but talented beginners will be considered. The successful candidate must love energy topics and issues. You also need to be able report and shoot creative stories within and outside of your energy beat. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for updating station web site and social media with content. Salary is competitive.

Take a look at what we have to offer here in the Capital City:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e_kJODNcn0
No phone calls please. Email reel and resume to:

jhavens@kfyrtv.com
No phone calls please.

KFYR-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer