ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

CHERRY CREEK MEDIA
Missoula

Cherry Creek media is looking for an experienced sales representative for an Account Executive position. The right candidate will have at least 1 year of sales experience, be able to work with little supervision, and be results driven. Our AE’s work hard and play hard. If you’re looking for a fun, fast paced work environment, and you possess the afore mentioned qualifications, this may be the career you’re looking for. Apply in person at our station in Missoula, or email Garry Brown at gbrown@cherrycreekmedia.com

Cherry Creek Media is EEO employer

Qualifications

Minimum 2 years sales experience; an emphasis on digital platforms and/or media is a plus
Outstanding communication and presentation skills
Proven prospecting and closing success
Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

CHERRY CREEK MEDIA
GREAT FALLS

Cherry Creek Media is looking for experienced sales individuals for our Advertising Sales Department. We are actively pursuing individuals who have at least 2 years of sales experience, an emphasis on digital platforms and media is a plus but not required. We offer a positive, supportive, and fun environment with one-on-one coaching, sales process and industry training, and the ability to increase your income through base plus commission sales. If you want to create and grow your own personal income, while helping other businesses grow theirs, who can create effective relationships quickly and is willing to aggressively seek new clients then we want to talk to you.

To apply: email your resume to rkorb@cherrycreekmedia.com

Cherry Creek Media is an equal opportunity employer

Qualifications

Minimum 2 years sales experience; an emphasis on digital platforms and/or media is a plus
Outstanding communication and presentation skills
Proven prospecting and closing success
College degree preferred
Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance.

Contact

RON KORB

SALES ASSISTANT

CHERRY CREEK MEDIA
GREAT FALLS

Cherry Creek Media has an immediate opening for a full time Sales Assistant for our 8-station cluster. The sales assistant is an integral part of a radio and digital advertising sales team and provides administrative support to the sales reps, promotions department, program directors and managers. The ideal candidate will be dependable, hardworking and have the ability to balance multiple deadline-oriented projects while maintaining a great attitude and sense of humor in a fast-paced work environment.

The ideal candidate will build a personal client base and eventually be promoted to a full-time member of the sales team. If this sounds like you, and you are looking for a great opportunity to learn the sales side of the radio broadcasting and digital industries contact Ron Korb: rkorb@cherrycreekmedia.com

Cherry Creek Media is an EEO employer

SALES ASSISTANT

CHERRY CREEK MEDIA
MISSOULA

Cherry Creek Media has an immediate opening for a full time Sales Assistant for our 5-station cluster. The sales assistant is an integral part of a radio and digital advertising sales team and provides administrative support to the sales reps, promotions department, program directors and managers. The ideal candidate will be dependable, hardworking and have the ability to balance multiple deadline-oriented projects while maintaining a great attitude and sense of humor in a fast-paced work environment.

The ideal candidate will build a personal client base and eventually be promoted to a full-time member of the sales team. If this sounds like you, and you are looking for a great opportunity to learn the sales side of the radio broadcasting and digital industries contact Bobbi Bewley: bbewley@cherrycreekmedia.com

Cherry Creek Media is an EEO employer

Sports Reporter

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula

ABC FOX Montana/SWX is hiring a Sports Reporter for our growing statewide and regional newscasts, and statewide half-hour sports show. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula is a diverse, growing college town in Montana with access to many outdoor and cultural activities. Live and work in one of Montana’s top college towns covering exciting sports from the local high school level to the University of Montana Grizzlies.

We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. Must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. Come join a progressive newsroom in one of the most beautiful regions in the U.S. This is a great place to learn and grow!

Job Description:
Shoot/write/edit sports stories for television broadcast, web, and social media. Community appearances and other duties as assigned.

Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

• Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred
• Camera and editing skills are a must
• PC competent
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. equipment
• Creative storyteller
• Organized
• Ability to meet daily deadlines

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Contact

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801.

Live Sports Producer

SWX TV Cowles Montana Media
Missoula

SWX-TV has a brand-new opening located in Missoula, Montana. As the live, local sports leader, we are looking for someone to join our live production team and take over the Live Sports Producer role for our broadcasts. SWX Montana produces more than a hundred live sporting events each year – including University of Montana and Montana State athletics, Frontier Conference sports, minor league baseball, a wide variety of high school events and much more. We are currently producing Missoula PaddleHeads games while getting ready for a busy fall of football and more. The producer position is responsible for show elements, graphic implementation, show timing while assisting in logistics, crewing, and scheduling. The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge of sports, works well in high energy situations, and preferably has experience in live production trucks. If you love covering sports and want the rare opportunity to produce live sports at the local level - this is your dream job.

Please get in touch with us and send your resume to: jobs@khq.com SWX Montana/Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.

Job Closing Date

Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled.

Digital Media Manager

Nexstar & yourbigsky.com
Billings

Position Summary:  The Digital Media Manager (DMM) directly oversees the daily operations of the station's digital advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize digital revenue.  This position also manages content, contributes some editorial and manages quality control of yourbigsky.com, our stations community portal website.  The position manages a digital dedicated sales person and a dedicated digital content producer.  The DMM also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives and collaborates with GM & LSM on digital sales.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital and new product revenue as well as all digital products from Nexstar Digital
  • Drives new business development
  • Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients
  • Manages inventory and revenue forecasting
  • Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals
  • Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
  • Manages accounts receivable for digital advertising
  • Calls on accounts with Account Executives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum three years’ experience in sales, preferably in the digital field
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Knowledge with prevailing digital technologies such as Google Analytics, ad tagging, SEM/SEO, social media, behavioral and contextual targeting, CMC, Content management,
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent follow-up, resourceful, and self-motivated
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with multiple pending deadlines

Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Digital Media Manager must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Vice President and General Manager

Nexstar Media Group-KSVI/KHMT
Billings

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv.

Nexstar, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Vice President/General Manager to oversee its media properties in Billings, MT (DMA #167).   In this role, the Vice President/General Manager will have full oversight over Nexstar’s operations at KSVI (ABC) and oversee its operational agreements with Mission Broadcasting providing services to KHMT (FOX) through a JSA and SSA, as well as the station’s digital, mobile and social media assets.

Billings is the largest city in Montana with 91,950 TV households.  It has twice graced the Best Places to Live index and is known for its booming oil industry, growing medical sector, and affordable housing.  It’s also known for its incredible natural attractions situated along the Yellowstone River surrounded by six breathtaking mountain ranges. Billings offers plenty of opportunities to hike, bike, golf, and just enjoy the fresh air.  The city is full of history displayed in museums, galleries and other landmarks.  You will also find horse racing, rodeos, concerts, fairs, and much more.

Essential Duties and Requirements

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of broadcast management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets.  The right fit for this position will be a knowledgeable professional who is a driven advocate of local broadcasting and digital service to the community in which they have previously served.  This position requires a leader with exemplary strategic vision, focused execution, and a verified understanding of local outreach and thoughtful community involvement.  In addition to having a proven track record of managing high-performing teams, the successful candidate must be effective in collaborating with department heads, staff members and promoting teamwork within all areas of station operations.  The ability to engage local community leaders and develop long-term relationships with key station clients is essential.

If you are interested in joining the executive ranks of Nexstar Inc.’s operational leadership team, and making an impact in Billings, MT, you are encouraged to apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers/

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks.  The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates NewsNation, formerly WGN America, a national news and entertainment cable network reaching 75 million television homes, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset.  For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Full-time Sales Position

KEYZ-AM, KYYZ-FM, KTHC-FM
Sidney, MT

Cherry Creek Media is looking for someone to join our creative advertising team in our Sidney, MT office.  Cherry Creek employees enjoy medical benefits, above average compensation, paid vacation, training, and support for growth in a family-like atmosphere. If you like to be creative, enjoy talking to people, and helping your community, then we should discuss our open options. Contact General Manager Bob Dakin at BDAKIN@CHERRYCREEKMEDIA.COM 

Cherry Creek Media is an equal opportunity employer. 

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Vice President and General Manager

KAAL-TV ABC6
Rochester, MN

About Us: As an ABC6 News (KAAL-TV) employee, you’re surrounded by opportunity while experiencing forward-thinking philosophy. You’ll work among passionate, engaged professionals who work together to create the most entertaining content in Television and Digital platforms for our audience. Whether you’re searching for a career On-Air, Behind-The-Scenes, or Marketing & Promotion, there’s opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive within ABC6 News and Hubbard Broadcasting.


Job Overview: Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. is looking for an experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of success in leading television and digital operations. This position requires an effective leader for this growing ABC affiliate located in Rochester, MN, serving the Rochester-Austin-Mason City DMA. The General Manager will be responsible for leading with integrity, articulating a cohesive vision, innovating through creativity and collaboratively executing to ensure the station’s performance is economically sound and editorially responsive. The successful candidate must engage and lead a high performing team coupled with newly emerging talent to develop and execute the long-term vision of the station. The General Manager has full local control and autonomy to make decisions that impact the station’s success. This position reports directly to the President of Hubbard Television Group.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for overall success of the station, with full local control and accountability for news, programing, sales, operations and financial results. Establish station objectives in conjunction with Hubbard goals and philosophy and determine strategies for execution.
2. Provide leadership and build relationships in the community, maintain and develop image in viewer communities (public relations and public
affairs) and build consistent customer client value.
3. Responsible for ensuring all FCC licensing requirements are met and maintained.
4. Develop short, intermediate and long-range market strategies and plans which enhance the product and produce real results for a growing base of customer/clients. Drive sales through coaching and inspiring others to hit their goals.
5. Lead through innovation and able to adapt to changing situations quickly and with ease.
6. Recruit, retain and develop top talent through leadership, active engagement, communication and collaboration.
7. Responsible for programing all day-parts and all local content in station-produced newscasts and platforms..
8. Set budget with corporate approval; develop, manage and be responsible for the annual budget, including accurate forecasting and performance.
9. Ensure revenue and expense goals are assigned, managed, monitored and correctly executed to achieve benchmarks.
10. Identify and deliver opportunities to grow multi-platform content and distribution capabilities.
11. Manage department heads and oversee their individual performance within an efficient and effective organizational structure.
12. Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualification:
1. Must have demonstrated strong traditional broadcast television management experience and acumen; 3 years broadcast experience as a General Manager, News Director or Sales Director preferred.
2. Proven leadership ability required with successful experience molding and leading a team. Demonstrated innovative leadership,
communication and staff development skills with a history of successful leadership, innovation and goal achievement in a multimedia company.
3. Must be fluent in business financial reports, managing costs, building a profitable business and able to direct actions for their achievement.
4. Must have ability and experience in thinking independently, analyzing and solving problems; must excel at establishing and balancing priorities and seeking efficiencies in operations.
5. Must be goal-oriented with a strong focus on business performance and building a base of consistent new customers through in-the-field execution with or through the Sales team.
6. Must have broad-based knowledge of television station operations including FCC regulations and license fulfillment requirements.
7. Must have strong budgeting skills, demonstrating creative use of available resources and proven planning, prioritizing and achievement of financial and strategic objectives.
8. Willingness to tirelessly invest time & effort in community leadership as a positive representative of the station.

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Morning Reporter/MMJ

KFBB TV - Cowles Montana Media
Great Falls

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star! This MMJ will be based in Great Falls, Montana and join a team of 4 reporters, positioned throughout the state, to deliver live content for a 2-hour M-F morning newscast.
This is a chance to join a multi-cultural company looking to innovate as our industry adapts for the mid-21st century. We are striving for diversity and welcome honest conversations in our newsroom to help understand how our reports impact viewers, listeners, and readers across our community.

We are looking for an enterprising, energetic, and hard-working MMJ who can handle hard news, as well as the lighter side. The right candidate will be dynamic and hungry to learn. This MMJ will use social media to help gather and break stories, as well as engage with viewers. The right person for this gig is adventurous and wants to provide a memorable experience for viewers every morning.
This person needs to have solid news judgment, a creative mind, and established writing skills to produce stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers. If you’re in a box, stay there. We only want creative thinkers who are willing to take our coverage to the next level.
This is an entry-level position, but applicants should have college-level experience shooting, writing, and editing. Anchoring, producing, and weather experience is a plus!
Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism or relevant experience with a deep appreciation for ethical storytelling.
Job Description:
- Enterprise and produce quality stories
- General Assignment duties with live opportunities
- Must be able to shoot, write & edit
- Write copy for web and other social media platforms
- Must be comfortable with live streaming and breaking news

Qualifications

Qualifications:
- College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field
- Valid driver’s license
- Clean driving record and liability insurance
- ENPS, or similar newsroom computer experience preferred
- Good attitude and attention to detail is a must

Applicants should send cover letter, resume, references and weblink to our Director of Recruiting Jeff Hite: jeff.hite@khq.com

Cowles Montana Media Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled.

Job Closing Date

Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled.

Contact

Jeff Hite Director of Recruiting jeff.hite@khq.com

Part Time News Production Tech

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts.

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Basic knowledge of camera operation preferred, PC competent. Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.
Ad Copy:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time News Production Tech for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula is a diverse, growing college town in Montana with access to many outdoor and cultural activities.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and capable of communicating effectively in a fast-paced live news environment.

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, and organized. Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Basic knowledge of camera operation preferred, PC competent. Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Job Closing Date

UFN

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Full Time Receptionist / National Sales Asst.

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Full-time Front Desk receptionist / National Sales Asst. needed for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts to work in a progressive multi-cultural broadcast television station. Duties include
• Answering telephones, screen and direct calls
• Take and relay messages in a timely manner.
• Greet visitors to the station
• Sort and distribute the mail
• Assist National Sales Manager with National Sales Clients and Order Entries
• Manage office stock supply
Qualifications: Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma. Other requirements include a good body of knowledge relating to administrative and clerical procedures, experience with telephone switchboard operation and good communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills.
Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Standard work is done from a seated position. Sight and dexterity to do computer input.

Application Deadline: Until filled
Ad Copy: Cowles Montana Media, ABC FOX SWX Montana in Missoula, MT is looking for a Full-Time Front Desk Receptionist / National Sales Assistant for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts to work in a progressive multi-cultural broadcast television station. Duties include:
• Answer telephones, screen and direct calls
• Take and relay messages in a timely manner.
• Greet visitors to the station
• Sort and distribute the mail
• Assist National Sales Manager with National Sales Clients and Order Entries
• Manage office stock supply
Come join our team at ABC FOX Montana! Our work environment is a positive place of inclusion with a lot of good humored team members. Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma. A good body of knowledge relating to administrative and clerical procedures, experience with telephone switchboard operation and good communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills is a must. Send resume or fill out an application at KTMF ABC/FOX, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801. E-mail resume to jobs@CowlesMontana.com. Cowles Montana Media Company/KHQ, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Job Closing Date

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Production Services Live Producer

MontanaPBS
Bozeman

The MontanaPBS Production Services Live Producer manages, produces, and directs high quality, live and post-produced content. This includes all sports events, as contracted, for in-venue display, streaming through various broadcasters, as well as other live and post-produced events and productions. The position leads planning and negotiating production contracts and collaborating with a variety of public and private entities and is expected to develop budgets, track costs, and meet yearly revenue goals within the Production Services department. The position will manage student and professional crews, a variety of production equipment, and will coordinate closely with MSU athletics and marketing departments, public and government entities, and the private sector. The successful candidate will also develop program ideas, write scripts, direct studio & remote shoots, edit and manage post-production on a variety of independent and assigned projects. The Production Services Live Producer provides the creative and editorial leadership that upholds MontanaPBS and MSU’s distinguished reputation for live sports, events, and post-produced content within the region. MontanaPBS provides a professional, friendly work environment, a premiere health plan, generous sick and annual leave, paid holidays, matching retirement contributions and support for professional development. A demo reel will be required of all finalists, PL track for live shows preferred.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Direct and produce high quality, impactful live coverage for various events, including sports, lectures, presentations, and performances for in-venue, streaming, and broadcast audiences, while continually innovating and improving productions.
- Solicit projects, produce and direct high quality, impactful post-produced content on a contract basis for a variety of public and private clients, delivering high quality, meaningful, and profitable content.
- Track production costs on projects, establishing and working within designated budgets as well as achieving annual departmental revenue goals, and continually develop new client relationships and productions.
- Supervise, maintain and provide recommendations for upgrades to a variety of equipment, including cameras, streaming gear, replay systems, post-production edit suites, in addition to effective and organized long term archiving schemes and equipment.
- Collaborate with a diverse group of teams and clients including digital marketing, MSU Athletics, MSU Marketing, and third-party streaming services and marketing agencies, and other production staff to ensure high quality, meaningful, and profitable content.
- Hire, schedule, and supervise a group of up to 20 student crew members of varying experience levels.
- Work collaboratively within MontanaPBS Production Services on all types of productions assigned by the Director of Production. This may include working to direct/edit/produce content specifically for broadcast on MontanaPBS. (e.g., news-public affairs, history-documentary, performing arts and drama programs).

MontanaPBS is an equal opportunity employer, veterans/disabled.

Qualifications

Required:
- Bachelor’s degree in film & television, sports television, or closely related field. Progressively responsible professional experience, with or without post-secondary education, may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
- Progressively responsible professional television production experience with multi-camera live and post-produced content.
- Demonstrated professional experience applying live and post-produced broadcast television theory and practice including effective directing, writing, shooting, editing, lighting and audio recording and mixing, both field based and studio-based environments.
- Demonstrated professional experience with and knowledge about specific live production equipment including high-end graphics systems, routers, videoboard show control, replay systems, switchers, cameras, audio consoles, and all-in-one production systems.
- Demonstrated effective communications skills and ability to manage multiple, complex productions simultaneously.
- Demonstrated experience with effective budgeting, contract negotiations, and meeting annual revenue goals.
- Proficiency and demonstrated understanding of media asset management, professional broadcast workflows and distribution, live and post-production software and hardware.
- Ability to thrive in high-energy, collaborative, and deadline-driven setting.
Preferred:
- Public Television experience.
- Progressively responsible professional experience in a live sports production setting.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

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News Director, KULR-TV, Billings, MT

Cowles Montana Media
Billings, MT

News Director, KULR-TV, Billings, MT
This won’t be your average News Director job posting. Sure, we could talk about all the things the Billings, Montana area has to offer. We could talk about the Yellowstone River, the rugged Beartooth Mountains, the Rimrocks, the western culture, and the overall appeal of living in beautiful ‘Big Sky’ country! We could even mention that we’re part of a privately-owned broadcasting company that doesn’t believe in the corporate top-down approach. But let’s get to the good stuff! KULR is on the leading edge of the content revolution, from technology to workflows to employee engagement. How often have you game-planned customized Non-Stop News channels? When was the last time you talked about staffing productions on your local sports channel? Despite all of these things, we are deeply committed to powerful storytelling. And we’re still about basic blocking and tackling. We need a strong leader who practices “relaxed intensity” (this is a real thing). We need a pied piper who can motivate and inspire generations X, Y and Z. And we need a skilled journalist who can deploy our news staff in a way that ensures we keep our lead on all platforms virtually every hour of every day. You’ll oversee day-to-day functions of the KULR news department, you’ll handle budgets, hiring, and strategic planning too!
If this sounds like you, and you’re ready to earn your news director stripes or looking for a quality of life move, please send resume and cover letter to via email to: Jeff Hite, Director of Recruiting and Training at: jeff.hite@khq.com
KULR-TV is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.

Job Closing Date

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Account Executive

KSVI/KHMT Nexstar
Billings

The Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and convincing potential clients of the merits of television advertising.

-Establishes credible relationships with local business community.

-Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.

-Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.

-Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.

-Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. 

-Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.

-Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.

-Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements. 

-Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.  Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferable in the media field.  Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Contact

Apply online at: https://www.nexstar.tv

General Manager

Newell Media
Baker

Are you looking for your next career move? Ready to take the reins and show the world what you got? Or maybe you’re looking for a great place to raise a family. Friday night lights, the county fair, a 9-hole golf course and a lake in the middle of town. Real Country 960-AM KFLN & 100.5 The Rock KJJM-FM Baker, MT is looking for a GM/GSM. You will manage a small team of seasoned broadcast pros, oversee day-to-day operations, and be tasked with growing revenue. Prior radio sales experience is a must. Compensation is base + commission. Benefits include:

  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • 401k Retirement Account
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off

Email resume and all questions to jobs@radiobaker.com

Or mail to:

Newell Media

5207 Rocky Mountain Blvd.

Billings, MT 59106

Newell Media, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Freelance Sports Production Crew

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Freelance sports broadcast production Crew member. Team members set up and operate live sports broadcast equipment for live produced sporting events.
Qualifications: Reliable, hardworking, familiarity of live production and camera equipment, computer literate. Sports knowledge and or a passion for sports!
Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input, ability to lift and carry over 50 pounds. Locations often involve the navigation of stairs and areas around and beneath stadium seating.
Ad Copy: SWX is looking for freelance crew team members for our live sports productions. Crew members are reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized, and able to meet live production deadlines. If you enjoy the world of live sports and television production this is for you! Productions occur throughout the week including weekends. Past SWX Team members have gone on to work ROOT Sports, FOX Sports and ESPN!
Come and be part of a diverse team of freelance sports production personnel committed to excellent live broadcasts. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate. Opportunities range from production grips, cameras, audio and broadcast truck operators working with graphics, replay and broadcast board technical directing.

Send resume or apply in person. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF SWX ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Job Description: Freelance sports broadcast production Crew member. Team members set up and operate live sports broadcast equipment for live produced sporting events.
Qualifications: Reliable, hardworking, familiarity of live production and camera equipment, computer literate. Sports knowledge and or a passion for sports!
Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input, ability to lift and carry over 50 pounds. Locations often involve the navigation of stairs and areas around and beneath stadium seating.
Ad Copy: SWX is looking for freelance crew team members for our live sports productions. Crew members are reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized, and able to meet live production deadlines. If you enjoy the world of live sports and television production this is for you! Productions occur throughout the week including weekends. Past SWX Team members have gone on to work ROOT Sports, FOX Sports and ESPN!
Come and be part of a diverse team of freelance sports production personnel committed to excellent live broadcasts. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate. Opportunities range from production grips, cameras, audio and broadcast truck operators working with graphics, replay and broadcast board technical directing.

Send resume or apply in person. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF SWX ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Sales Assistant - Full Time - Missoula Market

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Local Sales Manager and Station Manager to support the growth and retention of the Account Executives and all activities related to account management.
• Data entry and support role within the sales department for KTMF-TV.
• Local and regional accounts order entry.
• Generating sales reports.
• Assist in developing sales packages for both ABC, FOX and SWX with management.
• Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.
• Sales software data input.
• Power Point Sales presentation building.
• Assist in scheduling department and client meetings with the team.
• Assist in event planning and execution including, but not limited to, printed event programs, liaison with event facility and staff, invitation database and rsvp tracking.
• Assist with fill in Front Desk duties when required.
• Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications: Candidate must possess multi-tasking skills, flexibility, good time management, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, friendly demeanor and be a team player. Broadcast television experience is preferred but not required.

The Sales Assistant will be working on a daily basis in the following programs; Wide-Orbit for Trafficking sales orders, Efficio for the organization of account lists and meetings, Ad Connections for the generation of advertising proposals, Comscore for the aggregation of program ratings, Outlook for email communication and calendar planning, Power Point for the creation of sales presentations, Microsoft Excel and Word.

Position is full -time M-F/8-5pm - 40 hours a week.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Ability to sit for long hours at a computer screen and answer phones. Ability to lift some computer equipment (up to 30 pounds), distribute supplies throughout the office and general office upkeep.

Application Deadline: Until position is filled.

Ad Copy : ABC & FOX TV is seeking a Full Time Sales Assistant to join our team in Missoula. Come work with the fastest growing broadcast station. This position will be responsible for sales assistant duties. Computer competent with strong detail orientation and organizational skills are required. Previous broadcast experience is preferred though not required. If you love Data entry and working with Adobe Creative Art programs in an office environment and working with a diverse group of individuals this job is for you. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to:
Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media Company/KHQ, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Candidate must possess multi-tasking skills, flexibility, good time management, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, friendly demeanor and be a team player. Broadcast television experience is preferred but not required.

The Sales Assistant will be working on a daily basis in the following programs; Wide-Orbit for Trafficking sales orders, Efficio for the organization of account lists and meetings, Ad Connections for the generation of advertising proposals, Comscore for the aggregation of program ratings, Outlook for email communication and calendar planning, Power Point for the creation of sales presentations, Microsoft Excel and Word.

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Part Time News Production Tech

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts.

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Basic knowledge of camera operation preferred, PC competent. Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.
Ad Copy:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time News Production Tech for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula is a diverse, growing college town in Montana with access to many outdoor and cultural activities.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and capable of communicating effectively in a fast-paced live news environment.

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, and organized. Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Basic knowledge of camera operation preferred, PC competent. Ability to work as part of team in a fast-paced, high-stress environment. Strong communication skills are a must.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

Job Closing Date

UFN

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Technical Director

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Technical Directing and Directing of live newscast, live sports and live news remote broadcasts.

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Knowledge of broadcast switcher boards. Experience running cameras and studio/remote audio equipment is a plus. PC competent.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the news production board.

Ad Copy:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Full-Time Technical Director / Director to be part of our Production Tech. team for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula is a diverse, growing college town in Montana with access to many outdoor and cultural activities.

Position will direct and operate the production switcher during nightly newscasts. Employee will be working with the News Production Manager, News Director, News Producer and talent to bring together the news stories each day for our newscasts. Come join a progressive multi-cultural newsroom in one of the most beautiful regions in the U.S. This is a great place to learn and grow!

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized, and able to meet daily deadlines. Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred. Knowledge of broadcast switcher boards. Experience running cameras and studio/remote audio equipment is a plus. PC competent.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the news production board.

Job Closing Date

UFN

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Radio News Opening

KGEZ 20-20 News
Kalispell

KGEZ 20-20 News

In the Flathead Valley, on this nearly century-old station, we’ve created a special format that includes non-partisan local news coverage and the Best Music Ever Made.  And we have the tools to make it happen:  the most state-of-the-art WheatNet studio containing latest RCS Zeta Playout system, NewsBoss to manage our news story inventory, AP Audio for actualities and a cadre of top national correspondents. 

Now, we need a Radio Professional who can write, produce and deliver on-the-spot news and jock the music in a warm, entertaining manner.  The ability to handle play-by-play a plus, but not a “must”.  KGEZ is Northwest Montana’s voice of the MSU Bobcats and the Flathead Braves—and by the, we mean we do a whole lot more that just run the games.

At KGEZ, we have developed working relationships with our Congressional Delegation, our State Government leaders and our local officials.  We’re totally non-partisan and proud of it!  That’s why they trust us and that creates some of the greatest radio ever.  Check us out online at www.KGEZ.com

We dominate Mornings.  Now, we’re looking to dominate Afternoons in a market where every station is locally owned and operated, so the competition is tough.  If you’re up for it, please rush your materials, including pertinent audio of your work.  We’re looking to move quickly, so don’t hesitate.

Materials to John Hendricks, KGEZ AM600/FM96.5, 315 1st Avenue East, Kalispell.  Better yet, email to JohnHendricks@KGEZ.com

KGEZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Account Executive

Townsquare Media Missoula
Missoula

Townsquare Media is seeking a seasoned Digital Sales Lead, with a true "hunter" mentality to bring our full suite of cross - platform Digital Media Solutions to market.
This frontline seller will be responsible for building out new revenue channels.
We're looking for an expert with proven success at selling Advanced Audience Targeting and Digital Marketing Solutions as well as superior knowledge of new/emerging digital advertising technology. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit, who works with a sense of urgency and passion, and thrives in this early stage, market development phase.
This is an ideal role for an experienced, solutions-based seller who is comfortable with business development. Responsibilities Produce a stream of predictable self-generated monthly bookings, revenue and profits Work in conjunction with Sales Management, Digital Campaign Manager to:
Be involved in all active campaigns Conduct thorough Discovery Meetings, and communicate client expectations and Desired Business Results prior to and during the campaign Assist in research of information with campaigns Exceed Minimum Performance Standards (MPS) as outlined with this letter Ensure customer success/satisfaction and retention Manage account receivables on all solo deals Qualifications Minimum 3 years sales experience as an individual contributor in a sales (hunter) role Digital Sales Background (i.e. mobile, video, display, social, email and paid search) Consultative/Solutions selling experience vs. a single product selling background Proven track record in meeting/exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals consistent performer and responder to daily, weekly and monthly sales KPI's Demonstrable experience at new market and revenue development Previous Radio, Events and Sponsorship sales experience is a PLUS Deep contacts with Regional Agencies and Direct Clients with a focus on Healthcare Services, Retail, Travel/Tourism, Automotive, Energy and Government Independent, Entrepreneurial, comfortable in a fast pace, early stage environment Detail-oriented, someone who rolls up their sleeves and gets the job done Intellectual curiosity to surface insights & implications and use this knowledge to think creatively about how to advance TSQ Ignite Digital Solutions Exceptional communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate compelling value propositions for TSQ Ignite's Digital Solutions Excellent verbal and written communication skills Superior knowledge of new/emerging digital advertising technologies and techniques Entrepreneurial spirit, a self-starter, who works with urgency and passion Benefits3 weeks of PTO (+ 9 paid holidays)Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance401(k) Retirement Plan Casual, high-energy work environment Opportunity for upward mobility Company provided laptop Competitive salary + bonus program Why Townsquare Ignite? Townsquare Ignite is a division of Townsquare Media "the third-largest broadcasting company in the country.
We help business owners reach their ideal customers with a combination of programmatic advertising, search engine marketing and more. Why You'll Love Working at Townsquare Ignite We are a team of driven individuals who push ourselves and those around us to develop personally and professionally.
You can expect a dynamic and competitive work environment.
To foster your success, you'll take part in a comprehensive training program, surrounded by a positive and supportive culture that encourages everyone to develop themselves and others.
We've had countless internal promotions, and our goal is to continue the rapid growth of our company.
Whatever your professional goals, you'll have the opportunity to make steps toward your target and take your career to new heights! Our employees' safety and health are our priorities, so we're working remotely for now.
Though our office is open to a limited number of voluntary workers, all interviews and new-hire onboarding are currently virtual. TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Media's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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Job Closing Date

6/30/21

Contact

Scott Richman, GM: 406-830-5937

Manager, Digital Media

Nexstar Broadcasting Group/KSVI/KHMT
Billings

Position Summary:  The Digital Media Manager (DMM) directly oversees the daily operations of the station's digital advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize digital revenue.  This position also manages content, contributes some editorial and manages quality control of yourbigsky.com, our stations community portal website.  The position manages a digital dedicated sales person and a dedicated digital content producer.  The DMM also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives and collaborates with GM & LSM on digital sales.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:          

  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital and new product revenue as well as all digital products from Nexstar Digital
  • Drives new business development
  • Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients
  • Manages inventory and revenue forecasting
  • Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals
  • Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures
  • Manages accounts receivable for digital advertising
  • Calls on accounts with Account Executives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum three years’ experience in sales, preferably in the digital field
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Knowledge with prevailing digital technologies such as Google Analytics, ad tagging, SEM/SEO, social media, behavioral and contextual targeting, CMC, Content management,
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent follow-up, resourceful, and self-motivated
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with multiple pending deadlines

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Digital Media Manager must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Job Closing Date

June 30, 2021

Bureau Chief - Bozeman

Cowles Montana Media
Bozeman, MT

Job Description: ABC FOX Montana is seeking a Bureau Chief to join the region’s most dynamic news team in Southwest Montana. The right person will help produce compelling Bozeman/Butte specific content for digital platforms, assist bureau reporters with breaking news coverage and content pertaining to the daily newscasts, and oversee bureau as assistant to News Director.

Ad Copy :
ABC FOX Montana is seeking a Bureau Chief to join the region’s most dynamic news team in Southwest Montana. The right person will help produce compelling Bozeman/Butte specific content for digital platforms, assist bureau reporters with breaking news coverage and content pertaining to the daily newscasts, and oversee bureau as assistant to News Director. This newsroom leader should be a creative thinker. If you have the skills, the passion, and the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, and help manage a team of reporters in Southwest Montana, we want to hear from you! This is a great first step into a new management position. You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC/FOX station in beautiful Bozeman, Montana.

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

• Journalism Degree
• Managerial experience
• Solid news judgment
• Knowledge of shooting/editing
• Newsroom experience required
• Familiar with AP style

Job Closing Date

UFN

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MMJ/Sports Reporter - Butte

Cowles Montana Media
Butte, MT

Shoot/write/edit news and sports stories for television broadcast, web, and social media. Community appearances and other duties as assigned.

Ad Copy :
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time Multimedia Journalist/Sports Reporter for our regional and statewide newscasts. This position will be based in historic Butte, Montana, perhaps better known as “Butte America!” We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. Must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred
• Camera and editing skills are a must
• PC competent
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. equipment
• Creative storyteller
• Organized
• Ability to meet daily deadlines
• Desire to cover breaking news

Job Closing Date

UFN

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MMJ - Missoula

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Shoot/write/edit news stories for television broadcast, web, and social media. Community appearances and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred
• Camera and editing skills are a must
• PC competent
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. equipment
• Creative storyteller
• Organized
• Ability to meet daily deadlines
• Desire to cover breaking news
Ad Copy :
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time Multimedia Journalist for our regional and statewide newscasts. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula is a diverse, growing college town in Montana with access to many outdoor and cultural activities. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. He/she must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. Come join a progressive multi-cultural newsroom in one of the most beautiful regions in the U.S. This is a great place to learn and grow!

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred
• Camera and editing skills are a must
• PC competent
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. equipment
• Creative storyteller
• Organized
• Ability to meet daily deadlines
• Desire to cover breaking news

Job Closing Date

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Marketing Opening

Cherry Creek Media
Williston, ND

Cherry Creek Media is looking to add to our marketing staff.  This is a full-time entry level position.  You will be interacting with local  businesses to help clients increase sales to their customers. There are three legendary radio stations, 660 KEYZ News Radio, Dakota Country and Power 95.  You would be selling a proven radio advertising program and digital marketing.  That would be Facebook and anything online. This is an entry level  full-time position.  Cherry Creek will train you. A $1,500 sign on bonus is available.    If you enjoy a fast paced, ever changing exciting career, not just a job, then we should connect.  Email your resume to bdakin@cherrycreekmedia.com  Cherry Creek Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Multi-Media Journalist

KFBB TV Cowles Montana Media
Great Falls

KFBB in Great Falls, MT is looking for a dynamic storyteller who is engaging in multiple platforms including traditional broadcast, streaming, podcasting, and social media.

This is a chance to join a multi-cultural company looking to innovate as our industry adapts for the mid-21st century. We’re striving for diversity and welcome honest conversations in our newsroom to help understand how our reports impact viewers, listeners, and readers across our community.

This person needs to have solid news judgment, a creative mind, and established writing skills to produce stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers. If you’re in a box, stay there. We only want creative thinkers. And if you dread breaking news, this isn’t the place for you. We thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news.

It's a fast-paced environment and we need someone that thrives in those situations. If you have the skills, the passion, and the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, and work effectively under pressure, we want to hear from you!
This is an entry-level position, but applicants should have college-level experience shooting, writing, and editing. Anchoring, producing, and weather experience is a plus!
Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism or relevant experience with a deep appreciation for ethical storytelling.

Job Description:
- Enterprise and produce quality stories
- General Assignment duties with live opportunities
- Must be able to shoot, write & edit
- Write copy for web and other social media platforms
- Must be comfortable with live streaming and breaking news

Qualifications:

- College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field
- Valid driver’s license
- Clean driving record and liability insurance
- ENPS, or similar newsroom computer experience preferred
- Good attitude and attention to detail is a must

Applicants should send cover letter, resume, references and weblink to our Director of Recruiting Jeff Hite: jeff.hite@khq.com

Cowles Montana Media Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Application Deadline: Position will be open until filled.

Job Closing Date

Until Filled

Contact

Jeff Hite Cowles Director of Recruitment: jeff.hite@khq.com

Account Executive

KSVI ABC/Fox
Billings

The Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and convincing potential clients of the merits of television advertising. The essential duties and responsibilites are:

-Establishes credible relationships with local business community.

-Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.

-Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.

-Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.

-Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. 

-Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.

-Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.

-Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements. 

-Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.  Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferable in the media field.  Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.  Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Contact

Apply online at: https://www.nexstar.tv

Production Manager

KSVI ABC/Fox
Billings

Position Summary

Production Manager 

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans and develops local news programs: researches and develops ideas and budgets; writes scripts; etc.
  • Produces program(s): manages talent; may serve as editor, videographer, and/or audio/lighting specialist
  • Post-production: edits videotape; completes related paperwork such as clearances; labels and stores completed show tapes
  • Provides training and direction to the production staff
  • Assist in repair and upkeep of studio and production sets and properties
  • Participate in the design of video graphics, titles, music, and creative look of shows; makes editorial decisions regarding assembly of information, illustrations, and content
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:

  • BA or BS degree in Communications or Mass Communications with an emphasis on Television Production or related experience

*Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted based on years of experience.

  • Working knowledge of television production techniques and extensive experience with automation is necessary
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to plan work schedules and assign duties; ability to provide or arrange for training
  • Creative decision-making skills
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Knowledge of professional audio/video and staging techniques, facilities, and equipment
  • Knowledge of audio/video tape storage and archiving procedures
  • Knowledge of professional audio and/or video tape editing and post-production procedures, techniques, and standards
  • Ability to formulate broadcast programming concepts and to plan, develop, and implement live and/or pre-recorded television programs
  • Knowledge of television graphic design methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of television production set design principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of television programming concepts, principles, methodology, and techniques
  • The candidate must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Production Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Production Director must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Apply online at: https://www.nexstar.tv

ABC 6 and FOX 4 are Equal Opportunity

Employers.

 

 

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Morning Reporter/MMJ

KFBB TV Cowles Montana Media
Great Falls, Montana

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star! This MMJ will be based in Great Falls, Montana and join a team of 5 reporters, positioned throughout the state, to deliver live content for a 2-hour M-F morning newscast.
We are looking for an enterprising, energetic and hard-working MMJ who can handle hard news, as well as the lighter side. The right candidate will be dynamic and hungry to learn. This MMJ will use social media to help gather and break stories, as well as engage with viewers. The right person for this gig is adventurous and wants to provide a memorable experience for viewers every morning. If you think you have the right stuff to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and link to your reel to us asap!

Details on Duties and Responsibilities: Be nimble enough to report on multiple stories, when necessary, on a given day, on multiple platforms; Must be willing to work different shifts and/or travel when a story requires; Must be able to work solo and independently; Must be able to operate and handle equipment including but not limited to camera, live pack, iPhone, editing laptop; Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs of equipment; Must have a working knowledge of journalistic law and ethics as well as FCC policies on broadcast.

Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment. No phone calls, please. Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer - women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screen is required.
KFBB is currently accepting applications for full-time MMJ Reporter. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and available on nights and weekends.
Please fill out an application at KFBB-TV 3200 Old Havre Hwy, Black Eagle, MT 59414. EOE

Qualifications

BA in journalism, communication or another preferred discipline. Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful but not required.

Job Closing Date

Until Filled

Contact

Jeff Hite Cowles Director of Recruitment: jeff.hite@khq.com

Digital Sales Specialist

KSVI-TV
Billings

Position Summary

Digital Sales Specialist will be responsible for generating and growing digital revenue through the strategic selling of our Digital Marketing Services offerings.

 

Great benefits

401k plan, paid sick and vacation, health insurance, salary plus commissions.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Become a digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in the market

-Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets

-Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships

-Generate new digital marketing business and grow business from existing clients

-Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends).

-Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services

-Effective closer

-Consistently communicate with clients

-Effective in "four-legged" call situations

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

-BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred but not required.

-3-5 years digital media sales experience preferred but not required.

-Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and it's effective use for clients

-Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work effectively both independently and collaborating in a team environment

-Effective communication and client presentation skills

-Ability to interact with high-level decision makers

-Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and consultative process

-Excellent follow-up, strong organizational skills and attention to detail

-Resourceful, self-motivated and a skillful multi-tasker

-Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business

-Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems

-Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Contact

Apply online at: https://www.nexstar.tv