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KWWL seeking newscast director/master control operator

KWWL, the NBC affiliate serving the 90th largest market is seeking a highly motivated Newscast Director for its award-winning, state of the art fast paced production and master control facility. This position is accountable for coordination and production of newscasts and cut-ins within station guidelines in a manner that will attract the largest possible viewership. The position is also accountable for master control operations, including ingesting/timing out local content and monitoring automated playlists for three stations. We are looking for a multi-tasking candidate that supports our commitment to serving the communities of eastern Iowa.

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.


· 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.

Additional Information:

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.

Send your resume to:

Michael Kjose, Operations Manager

KWWL Television, Inc.

511 E. 5th St.

Waterloo, IA 50703

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Posted by Lauren Flum on 10.02.2017 @ 00:00:00