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Office Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Company: New Media Broadcasters, Inc.
Station(s): KOJM-AM, KPQX-FM, KRYK-FM
Job Type: fulltime
Compensation: 24,000 to 30,000 / year

We are looking for a detail-oriented team player with demonstrated customer service and communication skills. Good bookkeeping skills are a pre-requisite for this position. You need to be self-motivated, organized, and enjoy diversified duties that include helping to facilitate community service, social networking and customer and listener inquiries. Additionally, you will learn Broadcast Traffic and assist in producing and reconciling daily commercial logs, input broadcast orders, manage inventory, schedule commercial copy, manage co-op advertising and maintain traffic records.

This position offers above average compensation, medical benefits, and a 401K with employer match.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Other requirements include a high degree of flexibility and the ability to work with other departments in constantly changing environments. Prior traffic experience and proficiency with Broadcast computer programs, especially DeltaFlex, is a definite plus. Salary will increase as you learn and demonstrate proficiency with Broadcast Traffic.

Education Required:
College degree prefered.

Experience Required:
Computer experience and a proven proficiency in A/R, A/P, Payroll and GL are required.

Other Requirements:
Car, Pickup or SUV in good operating condition. Our location is 2 1/2 miles North of the city and winter driving conditions dictate a covered vehicle.

Date Available: Immediately

HOW TO APPLY:
C. David Leeds
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855

Instructions: Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-04

Announcer/Production

JOB DESCRIPTION:
New Media Broadcasters, Inc.: KOJM-AM, KPQX-FM, KRYK-FM

This position offers above average compensation, medical benefits, and a 401K with employer match.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative prdouction and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

REQUIREMENTS:
Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus. Other Requirements: Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding and unenclosed vehicle to work.

Education Required:
College Degree in related fields.

HOW TO APPLY:
Geoff Cole
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855

Instructions: Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume in PDF or Word format.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

This job notice expires: Position Open Until Filled

DEADLINE: 2010-01-17

Programming Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Job Title: Programming Coordinator Position Reports To: Program Director Location: Great Falls, MT Position Type: Full-Time, Employee Job #F2010-05 Application Deadline: Friday, May 7, 2010

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordination of the daily scheduling, ordering, listing and reporting • Completes the quarterly FCC reports • Schedule, develop, and produce segments • Maintain technical equipment • Produces and executes on-air radio show • Deliver information on music, artists, current local events, station promotions and contests and public service information • Responsible for daily production schedule • Participate in station public events, promotions and remote broadcasts and interact professionally with clients and listeners • Maintain station web site as needed • Perform other related duties as assigned and/or needed

REQUIREMENTS:
• Previous on air experience • Working knowledge of audio/radio equipment • Understanding of FCC requirements • Some basic production skills preferred • Working knowledge of computers • Strong communication skills • Must work well under stress • Must work well with others • Must be punctual • Must maintain a professional demeanor when interacting with employees, clients and the public • Valid Driver's License, proof of insurance and a clean driving report from the DMV

HOW TO APPLY:
Job Number: F2010-05 Please send resume and cover letter to: kteske@q106rocks.com Fisher Regional Radio Group 1300 Central Ave W Great Falls, MT 59404 FRRG/Fisher Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-05-07

Announcers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative production and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Required:
College Degree in related fields.

Experience Required: Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding and unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format to Geoff Cole at nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net; or call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-09

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The News Director is responsible for writing, producing, reporting, scheduling, and managing local news broadcasts and public affairs programs. Requirements include the ability to identify relevant news of local importance, develop news stories and public affairs programs that address local issues, demonstrate excellent writing skills and establish a good working relationship with local authorities and community leaders. Additionally, the News Director must have good interpersonal and communication skills to foster a harmonious working relationship with members of the NMB team. Enhanced computer skills and knowledge of digital editing tools are a definite plus. In addition to writing and updating news, the news director should be able to coordinate efforts to insure news department has a strong presence in the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
College degree in related fields preferred or equivalent experience in Journalism and Broadcast News operations. Vehicle in good operating condition.

HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format toC. David Leeds at nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

DEADLINE: 2011-05-01

Announcers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative prdouction and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Required: College degree in related fields.

Experience Required: Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Other Requirements: Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding and unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Geoff Cole
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855
Instructions: Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-05-11

Announcers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative prdouction and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
College degree in related fields.

Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding and unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Date Available: Immediately

Contact Info:
Geoff Cole
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855

Instructions: Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

DEADLINE: 2011-05-11

Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A radio CHIEF ENGINEER is needed for the Townsquare Media radio stations in Missoula MT

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Fill FCC requirements for Chief Operator • Implementation of FCC technical rules • Maintenance of entire broadcast facility within standards of good engineering practice • Effect installation and construction projects as required • Provide emergency \"on call\" service • Instruct personnel in proper operation of facility equipment, both orally and in writing • Maintain station technical files and records • Provide a written weekly report to General Manager and VP Engineering

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience as a radio station Chief Engineer, with hands-on experience maintaining hi-power FM transmitters, AM Directional antennas and digital program automation systems.

HOW TO APPLY:
For more information send an email to dave.remund@townsquaremedia.com

DEADLINE: 2011-08-05

Announcers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative prdouction and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience Required:
Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Other Requirements:
Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding and unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format to Geoff Cole, nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net, Fax: 406-265-8855.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

DEADLINE: 2011-09-30

Market Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Townsquare Media in Billings, Montana is looking for candidates to fill the General Manager position at its market leading 4 station radio cluster. The successful applicant will be a strong sales leader that leads by example and not from a desk, has the ability to recruit and retain, someone that will get out in the community and become part of it. We are looking for proven leadership as well as revenue and ratings success. You must work equally well with programming and sales alike and be willing to do whatever needs to get done in order to be successful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Billings is an Arbitron rated market and is the largest city in the state of Montana. If you are enthusiastic, high energy, have a wealth of sales knowledge and meet the requirements then send your resume to scottlindahl@townsquaremedia.com Townsquare Media is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-10-30

GSM

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Townsquare Media has an immediate opening for a General Sales Manager for our 5 station cluster in beautiful Bozeman MT. Work and live in Big Sky Country. Bozeman is minutes from Yellowstone National Park, and breathtaking mountain ranges with world class outdoor recreation. Bozeman has a small town atmosphere in a community that values family, community and the environment. This position requires a proven track record of sales success. We are looking for an individual with prior management and sales experience with the ability to lead people. We need someone who can recruit and train the very best people and who can listen, coach, and provide feedback to motivate our talented, growing sales staff. If you think you are the right person for this position please send your Résumé to scottlindahl@townsquaremedia.com. Townsquare Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send Resumes to TSM Bozeman C/O Scott Lindahl 125 West Mendenhall Suite 1 Bozeman MT 59715

DEADLINE: 2011-10-31

Media Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for the on-air product of the radio stations. Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound and creative production. Will also assist with Digital development not limited to HD Radio and internet strategies. Requirements include a working knowledge of programming techniques and their application, good computer skills, and the leadership skills necessary to develop talent, work schedules, station and community promotions, and program schedules that support the goals of New Media Broadcasters. All three stations are licensed and broadcasting HD. Lots of new HD2 and HD3 channels to program, so aspiring Program Directors are encouraged to apply!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Required:
A minimum of a Bachelors degree is required in related fields.

Experience Required:
Three years previous programming and on-air experience, multi-station experience preferred.

Music scheduling a plus, PowerGold experience a definite plus.

Multi-media experience strongly encouraged.

This position will also be responsible for overseeing on-air staff. Personnel experience a plus.

Other Requirements:
Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding an unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Geoff Cole
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855

Instructions: Serious qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

EEO Statement
=============
New Media Broadcasters, Inc. Radio Stations, KOJM-AM, KPQX-FM and KRYK-FM, are equal opportunity employers and, under the current owner, have followed a consistent practice of outreach to our community and work force regarding a broadcast career and job opportunities. As of March 10, 2003, the effective date of the FCC\'s new EEO rules, NMB Radio Stations are continuing those EEO efforts. NMB Radio Stations are currently working together to update and expand their mailing lists of organizations wishing to receive notices of job openings. In addition, NMB Radio Stations are planning to continue their efforts to recruit widely for job openings by posting information about future opportunities with a variety of media and other organizations, including but not limited to the organizations that have requested to be on their expanded mailing list. Finally, NMB Radio Stations intend to engage in a variety of long-term recruitment initiatives to better educate the public about careers in broadcasting and better prepare interested students and others to enter or advance in such careers. The New Media Broadcasters, Inc. annual Equal Employment Opportunity report contains more detail about the progress of those efforts.

DEADLINE: 2012-05-04

Announcers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative production and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

Benefits: This position offers above average compensation, medical benefits, 401K with employer match.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Education Required:
Bachelors Degree in related fields preferred.

Experience Required:
Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Other Requirements:
Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding an unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Geoff Cole
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855

Instructions: Serious qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-06-11

Announcers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound, creative production and an active interest in the local community. Requirements include good computer skills and a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production, copy/script writing and information updates for use on-air and internet. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Required:
Bachelors Degree in related fields preferred.

Experience Required:
Previous on-air and production skills. News writing experience and/or Sports Play-by-Play is a definite plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Other Requirements:
Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding an unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Serious qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Steve Bishop
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855
Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

New Media Broadcasters, Inc. Radio Stations, KOJM-AM, KPQX-FM and KRYK-FM, are equal opportunity employers and, under the current owner, have followed a consistent practice of outreach to our community and work force regarding a broadcast career and job opportunities. As of March 10, 2003, the effective date of the FCC\'s new EEO rules, NMB Radio Stations are continuing those EEO efforts. NMB Radio Stations are currently working together to update and expand their mailing lists of organizations wishing to receive notices of job openings. In addition, NMB Radio Stations are planning to continue their efforts to recruit widely for job openings by posting information about future opportunities with a variety of media and other organizations, including but not limited to the organizations that have requested to be on their expanded mailing list. Finally, NMB Radio Stations intend to engage in a variety of long-term recruitment initiatives to better educate the public about careers in broadcasting and better prepare interested students and others to enter or advance in such careers. The New Media Broadcasters, Inc. annual Equal Employment Opportunity report contains more detail about the progress of those efforts.

DEADLINE: 2012-07-11

Announcer/News

JOB DESCRIPTION:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for daily on-air shift and news duties including reporting, writing, producing, scheduling and organizing news broadcasts and public affairs programs. Requirements include the ability to identify relevant news of local importance, develop news stories and public affairs programs that address local issues, excellent writing skills and the ability to establish a good working relationship with local authorities and community leaders. Must be able to demonstrate a quality on-air sound and possess good computer skills with a working knowledge of digital editing tools for production and information updates for use on-air and internet. In addition to writing and updating news, should also be able to coordinate efforts to insure news department has a strong presence in the community.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Required:
Bachelors Degree in related fields, notably Journalism and Broadcast News preferred.

Experience Required:
News writing experience is required. Previous on-air and production skills preferred. Sports Play-by-Play is a plus. Stations broadcast HD Radio and multicast. Experience monitoring multiple stations also a plus.

Must have a vehicle in good working condition because facilities located two miles north of the city and winter weather conditions do not allow walking or riding an unenclosed vehicle to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
Serious qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume and references in PDF or Word format.

Steve Bishop
nmbpersonnel@qwestoffice.net
Fax: 406-265-8855

Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time Zone.

EEO Statement ============= New Media Broadcasters, Inc. Radio Stations, KOJM-AM, KPQX-FM and KRYK-FM, are equal opportunity employers and, under the current owner, have followed a consistent practice of outreach to our community and work force regarding a broadcast career and job opportunities. As of March 10, 2003, the effective date of the FCC\'s new EEO rules, NMB Radio Stations are continuing those EEO efforts. NMB Radio Stations are currently working together to update and expand their mailing lists of organizations wishing to receive notices of job openings. In addition, NMB Radio Stations are planning to continue their efforts to recruit widely for job openings by posting information about future opportunities with a variety of media and other organizations, including but not limited to the organizations that have requested to be on their expanded mailing list. Finally, NMB Radio Stations intend to engage in a variety of long-term recruitment initiatives to better educate the public about careers in broadcasting and better prepare interested students and others to enter or advance in such careers. The New Media Broadcasters, Inc. annual Equal Employment Opportunity report contains more detail about the progress of those efforts.

DEADLINE: 2012-08-11

Managing Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Oversee KULR technical staff; responsible for transmitter & studio operations, translator distribution system, maintenance of technical plant & building facilities; IT setup & maintenance; develop and execute department's annual operating budget & station's cap-ex budget; FCC compliance & paperwork; Will also support engineering & IT needs of KWYB/Bozeman.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Oversee KULR technical staff; responsible for transmitter & studio operations, translator distribution system, maintenance of technical plant & building facilities; IT setup & maintenance; develop and execute department's annual operating budget & station's cap-ex budget; FCC compliance & paperwork; Will also support engineering & IT needs of KWYB/Bozeman.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and salary history to Personnel: KULR, 2045 Overland Avenue, Billings, MT 59801 or apply online at kulr8.com. Max Media of Montana is an EOE.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-31

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
NEWS DIRECTOR Max Media of Montana`s KFBB ABC/FOX in Great Falls, Montana seeks a newsroom leader to develop and deliver superior content on multiple platforms. We need a fierce competitor to lead the staff to excellence and solidify the station`s News brand in the market. Verifiable newsroom management experience, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high-level organizational skills, and impeccable ethics are all required. Staff includes multiple bureaus across the state. Website posting/publishing experience a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee day-to-day functions of the news department in Great Falls and Max Media`s capitol bureau in Helena. Direct ABC/FOX news gathering efforts, assign stories to reporters, monitor wire services, identify important news issues within the community, constructively critique staff writing and reporting, oversee content posting on station website and social media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Verifiable newsroom management experience as a News Director, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or similar position, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high level of organizational skills and impeccable ethics required. Must be dedicated to establishing a high standard of compelling broadcast journalism. Applicable computer skills, writing skills, and experience with ENPS and other newsroom systems. Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, cover letter, and salary history to Personnel, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. EEO.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-26

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Missoula-Kalispell market. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Missoula-based to oversee sales activity for KTMFABC & FOX Missoula and Kalispell. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department`s operational budgets is helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-04-22

News Reporter - Bozeman

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media is hiring a News Reporter for TV station in Bozeman, MT. Creative storytellers with solid shooting & editing skills desired. Initiative and creativity are keys as successful candidates must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. Organization and ability to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits.

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link or DVD to Attn: Personnel, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or submit via email to jobs@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-22

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
NEWS DIRECTOR Max Media of Montana`s KFBB ABC/FOX in Great Falls, Montana seeks a newsroom leader to develop and deliver superior content on multiple platforms. We need a fierce competitor to lead the staff to excellence and solidify the station`s News brand in the market. Verifiable newsroom management experience, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high-level organizational skills, and impeccable ethics are all required. Staff includes multiple bureaus across the state. Website posting/publishing experience a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Verifiable newsroom management experience as a News Director, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or similar position, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high level of organizational skills and impeccable ethics required. Must be dedicated to establishing a high standard of compelling broadcast journalism. Applicable computer skills, writing skills, and experience with ENPS and other newsroom systems. Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, cover letter, and salary history to Personnel, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. EEO.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-26

Administrative &Traffic Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC & Fox TV is seeking an Administrative & Traffic Coordinator to join our Max Media of Montana team in Bozeman. This position will be responsible for trafficking commercials for television stations and administrative assistant duties. Computer competent with strong detail orientation and organizational skills are required. Previous broadcast traffic experience is preferred though not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
General office administrative duties including but not limited to answering phones, receiving guests, office maintenance & general organization, maintaining filing system, handling postage, ordering supplies. Responsible for trafficking commercials for the ABC and Fox stations in Butte and Bozeman. Enter advertising orders, copy instructions, and other information related to television advertising schedules into computer system. Work with Account Executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information. Assist in event planning and execution including, but not limited to, printed event programs, liaison with event facility and staff, creation of power point presentations, invitation database and rsvp tracking. Assist in developing sales packages of programming for both ABC and Fox television using information provided by the Station Manager. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requires strong organizational skills, the ability to handle many details simultaneously, and familiarity with multiple computer systems. A strong work ethic and an equally strong desire to learn and grow are also a must. Past experience in broadcast traffic is helpful though not required. Must enjoy working with the public and problem solving. Positive attitude is a must.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-03-31

Chief Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts for weekday late evening newscasts in multiple markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Max Media of Montana`s KFBB/KHBB TV in Great Falls and Helena, Montana is looking for an experienced meteorologist to spearhead our weather effort on-air and on-line for KFBB in Great Falls and Helena. A degree in meteorology, 2 to 5 years as a broadcast meteorologist, and experience with Weather Central is preferred. Reciting numbers from the National Weather Service isn`t the plan! If your goal is producing the very best weathercast in the market, you can tell a compelling weather story every day using the latest weather tools and information, and you take pride in your accuracy, you`re exactly who we`re looking for. The Chief Meteorologist delivers weather forecasts for our primary evening newscasts covering central Montana. The successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest forecasts to our other media platforms. You must be a motivated, self-starter who relates well to co-workers and our viewers.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology and 2-5 years as Broadcast Meteorologist preferred. Writing skills and PC competent. Experience using Weather Central 3D Live. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Must be a team player.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink (or DVD) by March 13, 2013 to: Personnel, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-13

Managing Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Oversee KULR technical staff; responsible for transmitter & studio operations, translator distribution system, maintenance of technical plant & building facilities; IT setup & maintenance; develop and execute department\'s annual operating budget & station`s cap-ex budget; FCC compliance & paperwork; Will also support engineering & IT needs of KWYB/Bozeman.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Oversee KULR technical staff; responsible for transmitter & studio operations, translator distribution system, maintenance of technical plant & building facilities; IT setup & maintenance; develop and execute department's annual operating budget & station's cap-ex budget; FCC compliance & paperwork; Will also support engineering & IT needs of KWYB/Bozeman.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and salary history to Personnel: KULR, 2045 Overland Avenue, Billings, MT 59801 or apply online at kulr8.com. Max Media of Montana is an EOE.

DEADLINE: 2013-04-30

Administrative &Traffic Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC & Fox TV is seeking an Administrative & Traffic Coordinator to join our Max Media of Montana team in Bozeman. This position will be responsible for trafficking commercials for television stations and administrative assistant duties. Computer competent with strong detail orientation and organizational skills are required. Previous broadcast traffic experience is preferred though not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Requires strong organizational skills, the ability to handle many details simultaneously, and familiarity with multiple computer systems. A strong work ethic and an equally strong desire to learn and grow are also a must. Past experience in broadcast traffic is helpful though not required. Must enjoy working with the public and problem solving. Positive attitude is a must.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-03-06

Technical Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB Max Media of Montana is looking for a full time technical director to join our team in Great Falls. Responsibilities include assisting with the directing of live newscasts, breaking news, pre-production and special projects. This person will help shape the on-air look of daily newscasts in conjunction with producers. The proper candidate must have good communication and organizational skills. Past experience in broadcast and production operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create character generated news captions and operate news production board during multi-camera, co-anchor newscasts. This position is also responsible for monitoring live on air news feeds while assisting the Newscast director and the News producer in all aspects of news production. Must be able to organize, plan and carry thru with multi daily News Casts and work well in a fast paced high stress environment.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to operate switcher, multi computers systems, character generator, audio board and other equipment essential to daily news operation and work well under pressure. News experience is helpful but not required. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the news production board.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to jobs@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-08-07

Accounting Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana LLC is looking for a full time Accounting Assistant to join our business team. Successful candidate will be skilled in day to day accounting responsibilities including A/P and A/R. Microsoft Office and Great Plains accounting a plus. Media experience also a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist Business Manager and Accountant with daily accounting activities including: accounts payable and receivable, fixed asset management, account reconciliations, budgeting and monthly financial statements and human resource procedures.

REQUIREMENTS:
Associates or equivalent experience in Accounting required. Strong working knowledge of Excel spreadsheet applications and organization skills a must!

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter by March 15, 2013 to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-03-13

GENERAL SALES MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION:
CHERRY CREEK RADIO IN GREAT FALLS, MONTANA IS SEEKING A HIGH-CALIBER SALES LEADER FOR A 5 STATION RADIO CLUSTER.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
THE GENERAL SALES MANAGER'S PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE TO GROW AND OVERSEE REVENUE FOR THE ENTIRE CLUSTER.

REQUIREMENTS:
RIGHT CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS A STRONG DESIRE TO WIN, BE AN EXCEPTIONAL SALES LEADER AND TRAINER, AND HAVE A TRACK RECORD OF REVENUE SUCCESS IN SIMILAR SIZED MARKETS. 5 YEARS RADIO SALES MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED IN A CLUSTER OR MULTI-STATION ENVIRONMENT.

HOW TO APPLY:
EMAIL RON KORB AT RKORB@CHERRYCREEKRADIO.COM, OR MAIL TO P.O. BOX 3309, GREAT FALLS, MT 59403. ATTN: RON KORB.

DEADLINE: 2013-04-15

Production Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC & Fox Television in Butte/Bozeman has an excellent opportunity for a hands–on Production Manager based out of the Bozeman office. Primary duties include writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials and sales promotions. Prior TV Production experience preferred – promotions experience a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for production of commercials and sales promotions. Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials and promos. Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong computer background and a familiarity with HD editing and shooting, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, lighting and sound. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience are critical. Prior TV station production experience preferred. The ideal candidate will also have station promotion experience. Must be able to work as a team player as well as independently. Applicant must possess valid driver`s license and have a good driving record. Ideal candidate will be a good team player and enjoy having fun at work!

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD of your work, and cover letter noting desired position & referral source, by April 22, 2013 to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-04-22

President/CEO

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Montana Broadcasters Association is currently seeking a full time President/CEO to provide leadership, direction and administration in all aspects of the MBA. Successful candidates must have management experience in broadcasting, non-­‐profit organizations or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to professionally represent groups or organization to diverse audiences including elected officials and government agencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing procedures and programs to implement the general policies established by the Board of Directors; maintaining the financial management issues of the Association including planning, purchasing, receipts, disbursements, replies and analysis; ensuring all funds, physical assets and other property of the Association are appropriately administered, maintained and safeguarded; as well as traveling throughout Montana maintaining, enhancing and developing relationships with member stations.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send applications and a resume electronically to: mba@mtbroadcasters.org. Include the word “application” in the subject line. Only .pdf files or Word or Word compatible files may be submitted. For a complete job description visit www.mtbroadcasters.org/documents/mba-­‐seeks-­‐new-­‐president-­‐ceo

DEADLINE: 2013-04-25

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC & Fox Television in Butte/Bozeman has an excellent opportunity for a TV Commercial Producer based out of the Bozeman office. Primary duties include writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials and sales promotions. Prior TV Production experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for production of television commercials and sales promotions. Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials. Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots and marketing campaigns through effective and efficient use of media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong computer background and experience with HD editing and shooting, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, lighting and sound. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience are critical. Prior television commercial production experience preferred though not required. Must be able to work as a team player as well as independently in a fun and collaborative environment. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD or link to your work and cover letter to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-04-30

Internet Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Join Montana`s leading team in High Definition News as our Internet Producer for abcfoxmontana.com in Missoula, Montana. Create and maintain web content for television stations` website. Update, copy edit and post local news stories and social media content. Build web based graphics and ads. Create content for Facebook, Twitter, My Space, Pinterest and Tumbler. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others from various departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Web content coordinator, writer/reporter/producer/graphics designer/photographer for abcfoxmontana.com

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Writing, working knowledge of social media and web based applications, Photoshop, computer proficiency are a must.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo reel link or DVD to Max Media of Montana, Attn: Personnel, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-03

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media is hiring a News Reporter for our TV station in beautiful Kalispell, MT. Live and work in a beautiful mountain town near Glacier National Park. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. S/he must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-10

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Missoula-Kalispell market. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Missoula-based to oversee sales activity for KTMF ABC & FOX Missoula and Kalispell. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department’s operational budgets is helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-10-31

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Master Control Operator to join our Max Media team in Missoula. Part-time position requires a detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems. Past experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate the switching of all audio/video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful but not required. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signal.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-05-24

News Reporter - Helena Market

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB ABC 5, a Max Media of Montana station, is hiring a News Reporter for our Helena bureau. We`re looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing, shooting and editing skills. This bureau is based inside of Montana`s state capitol building, so interest in covering politics will give you an advantage over other candidates.

You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others and enterprise stories. Content is supplied to Max Media of Montana stations across the state, so meeting deadlines is essential. Salary and benefits are competitive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Shoot, write, and edit news stories for television broadcast, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Broadcast Journalism or similar degree preferred. Camera and editing experience; Writing skills; and PC competent. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Rick Kirkham, News Director, Max Media of Montana 2200 Stephens Ave. Missoula, MT 59801 or email careers@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-24

Internet Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Join Montana`s leading team in High Definition News as our Internet Producer for abcfoxmontana.com in Missoula, Montana. Create and maintain web content for television stations` website. Update, copy edit and post local news stories and social media content. Build web based graphics and ads. Create content for Facebook, Twitter, My Space, Pinterest and Tumbler. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others from various departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Writing, working knowledge of social media and web based applications, Photoshop, computer proficiency are a must.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo reel link or DVD to Max Media of Montana, Attn: Personnel, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-31

News Anchor/Reporter/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Anchor/reporter/producer/photographer/editor for television broadcast and kfbb.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Anchor/reporter/producer for KFBB ABC 5 in Great Falls, Montana. Candidates with anchoring and producing experience have a competitive edge! We need an anchor who can do it all. This person must be a creative story teller with solid shooting and editing skills. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Shooting and editing skills are a must; PC competent. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo reel link or DVD to Max Media of Montana, Attn: Rick Kirkham, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-31

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana ABC & Fox Television in Butte, MT has an opportunity for a self motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-06-07

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Master Control Operator to join our Max Media team in Missoula. Part-time position requires a detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems. Past experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful but not required. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signal.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-06-07

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Missoula-Kalispell market. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-06-14

Internet Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Join Montana`s leading team in High Definition News as our Internet Producer for abcfoxmontana.com in Missoula, Montana. Create and maintain web content for television stations` website. Update, copy edit and post local news stories and social media content. Build web based graphics and ads. Create content for Facebook, Twitter, My Space, Pinterest and Tumbler. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others from various departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Writing, working knowledge of social media and web based applications, Photoshop, computer proficiency are a must.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo reel link or DVD to Max Media of Montana, Attn: Personnel, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-07

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Missoula-Kalispell market. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to tom.ciprari@cowlesmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-02-07

Senior Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. Assist Station Manager in the training and mentoring of new sales staff by taking them on calls and providing feedback as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Max Media of Montana ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a self motivated senior level sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Strong understanding of Nielsen ratings and ability to selli using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation. Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours. Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver`s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-09-09

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana ABC & Fox Television in Butte, MT has an opportunity for a self motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-07-12

Executive Producer/reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB TV, covering Great Falls and a wide area of central Montana is looking for a serious and dedicated Executive Producer. This is potentially a great entry into a career in Television News. This full time position could be your opportunity to join an aggressive and top notch news team as the News Director`s right hand person. While an entry level position open to College graduates or above, the successful candidate will have solid journalism experience as well as experience producing content for the web and television, and leadership skills that include the ability to work with reporters and control room staff. College Reporting is a big plus as the EP may have the opportunity to report as well.

Our Executive Producer supervises the content placement and graphic look of television newscasts in an environment under deadline pressure. Our EP leads innovation in storytelling and television newscasts. You would be responsible for the overall content for our weekday 5, 6 and 10pm ABC newscasts.

Electronic resume & latest newscast to: careers@maxmontana.com

No Phone Calls Accepted

KFBB-TV, an operating company of Max Media of Montana, is an equal opportunity employer.

A college degree in Broadcast Journalism or its equivalent, and experience in ENPS newsroom computers are helpful. Tell us about your news philosophy show us your latest newscast and resume.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produce 5 , 6, & 10pm Newscasts

REQUIREMENTS:
Journalism Degree and knowledge of shooting/editing. Organization skills a must! ENPS News computer experience a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Electronic resume & latest newscast to: careers@maxmontana.com
No Phone Calls Accepted
KFBB-TV, an operating company of Max Media of Montana, is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-01

Executive Producer/reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB TV, covering Great Falls and a wide area of central Montana is looking for a serious and dedicated Executive Producer. This is potentially a great entry into a career in Television News.

This full time position could be your opportunity to join an aggressive and top notch news team as the News Director`s right hand person. While an entry level position open to College graduates or above, the successful candidate will have solid journalism experience as well as experience producing content for the web and television, and leadership skills that include the ability to work with reporters and control room staff. College Reporting is a big plus as the EP may have the opportunity to report as well.

Our Executive Producer supervises the content placement and graphic look of television newscasts in an environment under deadline pressure. Our EP leads innovation in storytelling and television newscasts. You would be responsible for the overall content for our weekday 5, 6 and 10pm ABC newscasts.

Electronic resume & latest newscast to: careers@maxmontana.com

No Phone Calls Accepted

KFBB-TV, an operating company of Max Media of Montana, is an equal opportunity employer.

A college degree in Broadcast Journalism or its equivalent, and experience in ENPS newsroom computers are helpful. Tell us about your news philosophy show us your latest newscast and resume.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Journalism Degree and knowledge of shooting/editing. Organization skills a must! ENPS News computer experience a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Electronic resume & latest newscast to: careers@maxmontana.com
No Phone Calls Accepted
KFBB-TV, an operating company of Max Media of Montana, is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-16

Sports Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB ABC Montana, a Max Media of Montana station, is hiring a Sports Reporter for our Helena bureau. We`re looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing, shooting and editing skills.

You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others and enterprise stories. Content is supplied to Max Media of Montana stations across the state, so meeting deadlines is essential. Salary and benefits are competitive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Shoot, write, and edit sports and news stories for television broadcast, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Broadcast Journalism or similar degree preferred. Camera and editing experience; Writing skills; and PC competent. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume, cover letter, DVD/video link to demo reel and referral source to: Rick Kirkham, News Director, Max Media of Montana 2200 Stephens Ave. Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-16

News Anchor/reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Anchor/reporter/producer/photographer/editor for television broadcast and kfbb.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Anchor/reporter/producer for KFBB ABC 5 in Great Falls, Montana. Candidates with anchoring and producing experience have a competitive edge! We need an anchor who can do it all. This person must be a creative story teller with solid shooting and editing skills. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Shooting and editing skills are a must; PC competent. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo reel link or DVD to Max Media of Montana, Attn: Rick Kirkham, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. Max Media of Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-16

Studio Camera Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Operation of multi-platform camera for our HD newscasts. Various days and shifts, holiday shifts also required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Be a part of the only HD TV station in town. ABC FOX MONTANA is currently accepting applications for part-time news studio camera operators 10-20 hours a week. Prior experience is appreciated but not required. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and available on weeknights.

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer literate, strong organizational skills, good under pressure, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful but not required.

Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air news cast. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume or fill out an application at ABC FOX MONTANA, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-09-02

FT On Air Announcer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
STARadio Corp with six radio stations located in Great Falls is looking for a full-time on air announcer. The successful candidate will be responsible for programming music, coordinating promotions and managing on air promotional activities. Performs work with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Duties and Reponsibilities:

  • Live/Talk Tracked Shows
  • Extensive show preparation
  • Local, local, local - upbeat, professional approach
  • Host remote and station events
  • Assist with planning and execution of station promotions
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications can be picked up at STARadio Corp at 1300 Central Ave West between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. STARadio Corp is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging members oif minority groups and women to apply for this position.

DEADLINE: 2013-09-19

Commercial Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for production of television commercials and sales promotions. Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials. Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots and marketing campaigns through effective and efficient use of media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
ABC & Fox Television in Butte/Bozeman has an excellent opportunity for a TV Commercial Producer based out of the Bozeman office. Primary duties include writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials and sales promotions.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong computer background and experience with HD editing and shooting, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, lighting and sound. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience are critical. Prior television commercial production experience preferred though not required. Must be able to work as a team player as well as independently in a fun and collaborative environment. Applicant must possess valid driver`s license and have a good driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD or link to your work and cover letter to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-09-20

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation. Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours. Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver`s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-12-30

Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
STARadio Corp with six radio stations located in Great Falls is looking for a full-time Chief Engineer who will oversee the general engineering operations in Great Falls, MT.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the transmitters at each location including Great Falls and Tiger Butte
  • Read meters, keep records, and maintain equipment
  • Responsible for keeping each location up-to-date with respect to FCC rules and regulations including EAS tests, record keeping, and monitoring the equipment
  • Maintain control boards and other production equipment at each location and make repairs as appropriate
  • Make recommendations to Station Manager for a new or replacement equipment and supplies needed for purchase
  • Responsible for repairing malfunctioning equipment by resolving the work locally or shipping for factory repair
  • Other duties as necessary and when required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • For consideration, you must possess a valid state driver's license and have an excellent driving record
  • Minimum five years' experience as a radio chief engineer
  • SBE certification or electronic degree preferred
  • Must have knowledge and experience working on RF transmitters and air-chain equipment
Must have ands on experience with the following equipment:
  • Broadcast Electronics Vault2 automation or equivalent
  • Medium to high power FM transmitters (Harris, B.E., CCA)
  • Installation and on-going maintenance of c-band satellite downlinks
  • Strong computer skills/IT skills
  • Good understanding of the FCC rules and Regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of troubleshooting to the component on various broadcast-related equipment ranging from studio to transmitter sites
  • You must be able to work independently and as a team member. Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respons 24/7. You must be able to climb ladders, work in small spaces and have the ability to life 50 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications can be picked up at STARadio Corp at 1300 Central Avenue West between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. STARadio Corp is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging members of minority groups and women to apply for this position.

DEADLINE: 2013-10-24

Sports Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Monday through Friday anchor for 6pm and 10pm sportscasts. Content manager of kfbb.com/sports and abcmontana.com/sports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Max Media of Montana is searching for a Sports Director for our Great Falls/Helena markets. Our diverse department covers six Montana markets, producing 21 weekly sportscasts and a growing online and social media presence. The right candidate must be more than just a sports fan who wants to sit in a corner office and read everyone else`s work. This person must be willing to roll up the sleeves and dig in with both hands to produce cutting edge and gripping content. Our department is well established with a savvy viewership expecting local stories about local athletes at every level - from rural high schools to the Montana contingent at the professional and international level. Ours are not highlight driven shows. They are significantly more in-depth than that.

REQUIREMENTS:
Two years sports experience preferred. Broadcast Journalism degree preferred. Camera, editing and online experience along with the ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs of equipment required. Understanding of Facebook, Twitter, AP ENPS, Final Cut Pro, HD cameras, FORSCENE and Clickability is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit your resume, cover letter, and online demo to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email resume to careers@maxmontana.com . Candidates who do not submit broadcast television-style applications or links will not be considered. Please, no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2013-12-30

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Max Media of Montana ABC & Fox Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation. Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours. Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Max Media of Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-12-30

Executive Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB-TV, the ABC/FOX affiliate in Central Montana, is seeking an Executive Producer to join the region`s most dynamic news team. We need someone who can add "sizzle", who understands how to interact with the viewer in relevant ways, a gifted writer who can mentor our young producers on the most effective storytelling techniques. Qualified candidate should be confidant behind the camera, editing and knows what it takes to turn a package and isn`t afraid to stand his/her ground via protecting our aggressive breaking news philosophy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our Executive Producer supervises the content placement and graphic look of television newscasts in an environment under deadline pressure. Our EP leads innovation in storytelling and television newscasts. You would be responsible for the overall content for our weekday 5, 6, 9 and 10pm ABC and FOX newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
Journalism Degree, ENPS News computer experience a must. Knowledge of shooting/ editing. Newsroom experience required! Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid drivers license required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-02-07

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Great Falls and Helena markets. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be "closing the sale".

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Great Falls-based to oversee all sales activity for KFBB/KHBB ABC & FOX Great Falls and Helena. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department`s operational budgets is helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced and high stress environment required. Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid drivers license required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Station Manager, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-04-04

Executive Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KFBB-TV, the ABC/FOX affiliate in Central Montana, is seeking an Executive Producer to join the region’s most dynamic news team. We need someone who can add “sizzle”, who understands how to interact with the viewer in relevant ways, a gifted writer who can mentor our young producers on the most effective storytelling techniques. Qualified candidate should be confidant behind the camera, editing and knows what it takes to turn a package and isn’t afraid to stand his/her ground via protecting our aggressive breaking news philosophy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our Executive Producer supervises the content placement and graphic look of television newscasts in an environment under deadline pressure. Our EP leads innovation in storytelling and television newscasts. You would be responsible for the overall content for our weekday 5, 6, 9 and 10pm ABC and FOX newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
Journalism Degree, ENPS News computer experience a must. Knowledge of shooting/ editing. Newsroom experience required! Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid drivers license required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-03-11

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Great Falls-based to oversee all sales activity for KFBB/KHBB ABC & FOX Great Falls and Helena. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department’s operational budgets is helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced and high stress environment required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Great Falls and Helena markets. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Station Manager, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-04-11

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Missoula-Kalispell market. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department’s operational budgets is helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at abcfox23frontdesk@abcfoxmontana.com EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-02-27

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media, ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for developing and retaining advertising business for the station. Account Executive will assist business owners, marketing managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Good "team player" with interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have excellent integrity, entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to close sales. Must be able to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-06-30

Meteorologist/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media is looking for the right person to continue our weather dominance. We pride ourselves on having a complete team of meteorologist and delivering a current and accurate forecast to our viewers. This position will be based in our Great Falls location. If you can tell a compelling weather story each day using the latest weather tools and information, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. Besides anchoring weather segments on-air, the successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest weather forecasts to our other online and social media platforms. Daily news reporting responsibilities will also be a part of this position. We want someone who is not only comfortable with the challenge of forecasting widely varied Montana weather, but can also handle reporting duties (this will include both shooting and editing as needed). Community involvement is also important to us. A degree in meteorology is required. Experience using the latest version of Weather Central and a vast understanding of its capabilities would be a big plus. You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts. You will also have daily news reporting responsibilities.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology REQUIRED. Writing skills PC, Mac competent, as well as experience with Final Cut Pro and the latest HD cameras. Experience and comprehensive knowledge of Weather Central required. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume, cover letter and non-returnable DVD (or online link to samples of your work) to Deyja Charles, News Director, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. You can e-mail materials to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-03-14

Creative Services Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC & FOX Television in Missoula has an excellent opportunity for a Creative Services Commercial Producer. Primary duties include writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials and sales promotions along with live sports broadcast productions. Prior TV Production experience preferred.

Responsible for production of television commercials and sales promotions.  Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials.  Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots and marketing campaigns through effective and efficient use of media. SWX Sports production duties for live game broadcasts will also be part of responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strong computer background and experience with HD editing and shooting, script writing, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, lighting and sound. Prior television commercial production experience preferred though not required.  Must be able to work as a team player as well as independently in a fun and collaborative environment.  Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Ability to lift and carry camera and lighting equipment.  Approximately 50 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send resume, DVD or link to your work and cover letter by June 15, 2016 to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 OR jobs@cowlesmontana.com.  EOE

DEADLINE: 2016-06-30

Commercial Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for production of commercials and for local businesses. Primary duties include researching, writing, conceptualizing, producing, shooting and editing commercials. Producer will work closely with local sales department to produce commercials that will get clients results.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
KFBB/KHBB ABC/FOX Great Falls/Helena has an excellent opportunity for a hands–on Producer based out of the Great Falls office. Primary duties include researching, writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials. Prior TV Production experience preferred – promotions experience a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:
Two years commercial television production, marketing or Communications related experience. Strong computer background and a familiarity with broadcast cameras, Apple OSX , Apple Final Cut Suite, Adobe After-Effects, Photoshop, lighting and sound. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience required. Prior television station production experience preferable. Ideal candidate must be organized and able to work as a team player as well as independently, under deadline. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD or link to samples of your work. Also include a cover letter noting desired position & referral source. Submit to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-09

Anchor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Montana’s HD News leader is looking for an Anchor/Producer to complement our established female anchor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cowles Montana Media in Missoula, MT is looking for an Anchor/Producer to co-anchor and produce three nightly newscasts in four major Montana markets. Applicant must be a hard-working team player who is willing to think outside the box. This company is on the cutting edge of the market and you must be too. We need someone who has newsroom experience, and is willing to do everything from managing afternoon reporters to editing copy for broadcast and online publication. You will also assist in producing, stacking and anchoring three nightly newscasts. Knowledge of issues and stories that are important to Montanans is a plus. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on air presence.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD or link to samples of your work. Also include a cover letter noting desired position & referral source. Submit to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-30

News Reporter

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:
KFBB, a Cowles Montana Media station, is hiring a News Reporter for our Helena bureau. We're looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing, shooting and editing skills. This bureau is based inside of Montana's state capitol building, so interest in covering politics will give you an advantage over other candidates. You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others and enterprise stories. Content is supplied to Cowles Montana Media stations across the state, so meeting deadlines is essential.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume, cover letter, DVD/video link to demo reel and referral source to: Deyja Charles, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 2200 Stephens Ave. Missoula, MT 59801 or by email at jobs@CowlesMontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please!

DEADLINE: 2014-04-11

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation. Excellent \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"team player\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

REQUIREMENTS:
Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-06-30

News Anchor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media in Great Falls, MT is looking for an Anchor/Producer to co-anchor four nightly newscasts. Applicant must be a hard-working team player who is willing to think outside the box. This company is on the cutting edge of the market and you must be too. We need someone who has newsroom experience, and is willing to do everything from managing afternoon reporters to editing copy for broadcast and online publication. You will also assist in producing, stacking and anchoring three nightly newscasts. Knowledge of issues and stories that are important to Montanans is a plus. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom.

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on air presence. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter and non-returnable tape or DVD to Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or email jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-05-18

Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media / KFBB TV is looking for an Engineer at our Great Falls station. Electronics background with an emphasis on broadcast engineering preferred. The successful candidate will have an understanding of RF applications associated with full power transmitters along with FCC requirements. Digital broadcasting and IT experience is also a requirement for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform engineering duties associated with day to day facility operations. Maintain studio equipment and transmitters. Ability to support and resolve IT issues within the studio environment. An understanding of daily operations of other departments within the facility needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
Electronics and IT knowledge preferred. Television broadcast experience preferred but will train. Working knowledge of analog and digital studio equipment. Working knowledge of analog and digital transmitters also a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter and non-returnable tape or DVD to Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or email jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-05-30

Morning Reporter/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Wake Up Montana, a Cowles Montana Media newscast, is looking for a good storyteller with a dynamic personality for a Morning Reporter/MMJ position based in Missoula, MT.

Wake Up Montana is a statewide morning show going out to more than 392,000 households which is equivalent to it being the 79th media market in the country.

For that reason, Wake Up Montana is treated like a top market morning show, as you would be part of a team of 5 live reporters covering breaking news and events.

Job Description:

We are looking for a good storyteller and motivated individual for a general assignment reporter.

This person must be able to shoot their own video as well as work with a photographer.

They also must enterprise compelling stories and produce high quality work.

We are looking for creative storytellers who understand stories are about people and how they are affected by the story. 

Applicants with experience shooting, writing and editing are preferred.

Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism or relevant experience.

You will get a great deal of live experience as you will report live every day.

If you are innovative, creative and make sure your stories have a ``Right Now`` feeling, then you might be the perfect fit.

You must meet all deadlines and work well under pressure.

You must possess a great work ethic, positive attitude and love being part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties Also Include:
- Weekday Reporter
- 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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

You can e-mail your cover letter and resume with a link to your work to eric.gaylord@cowlesmontana.com or mail to:

Attn: Wake Up Montana News Director
KULR
2045 Overland Ave
Billings, MT 59102

Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-29

News Digital Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our TV station in Butte, MT. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in a mountain town with a colorful mining history. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. She/he must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-05-14

Morning Reporter/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Wake Up Montana, a Cowles Montana Media newscast, is looking for a good storyteller with a dynamic personality for a Morning Reporter/MMJ position based in Bozeman, MT.

Wake Up Montana is a statewide morning show going out to more than 392,000 households which is equivalent to it being the 79th media market in the country.

For that reason, Wake Up Montana is treated like a top market morning show, as you would be part of a team of 5 live reporters covering breaking news and events.

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a good storyteller and motivated individual for a general assignment reporter.

This person must be able to shoot their own video as well as work with a photographer.

They also must enterprise compelling stories and produce high quality work.

We are looking for creative storytellers who understand stories are about people and how they are affected by the story. 

Applicants with experience shooting, writing and editing are preferred.

Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism or relevant experience.

You will get a great deal of live experience as you will report live every day.

If you are innovative, creative and make sure your stories have a ``Right Now`` feeling, then you might be the perfect fit.

You must meet all deadlines and work well under pressure.

You must possess a great work ethic, positive attitude and love being part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties Also Include:
- Weekday Reporter
- 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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

You can e-mail your cover letter and resume with a link to your work to eric.gaylord@cowlesmontana.com or mail to:

Attn: Wake Up Montana News Director
KULR
2045 Overland Ave
Billings, MT 59102

Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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DEADLINE: 2017-06-24

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media Company, KHBB-TV ABC and FOX Helena, seeks a highly motivated, career-oriented Account Executive with direct-sales experience to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will flourish in a competitive and fast paced industry. Must have exceptional relationship-selling skills, creativity, excellent communication skills and outside sales experience. We offer strong pay-for-performance. Prospecting experience and an assertive, confident, independent work style that thrives on closing the sale is a must. 2+ years of Advertising Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through the use of television advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business, as well as, service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
2 years outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales and/or advertising sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of advertising industry and/or marketing background desired. Skills and aptitude with basic computer programs such as Word & Excel, as well as ability to learn specialized programs utilized in order input and research. Organizational skills a must! Competitive, aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player." Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment. Ability to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Company, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-06-30

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media ABC & Fox Television in Butte, MT has an opportunity for a self motivated problem solver to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television and digital media advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, digital media opportunities, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE. Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-30

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media is hiring a News Reporter for our ABC & Fox Television stations in Bozeman, Montana. Creative storytellers with solid shooting & editing skills desired. Initiative and creativity are keys as successful candidates must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. Organization and ability to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits.

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link to Attn: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media ABC & Fox TV, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 or submit via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-08

Meteorologist/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media is looking for the right person to continue our weather dominance. We pride ourselves on having a complete team of meteorologist and deviling a current and accurate forecast to our viewers. This position will be based in our Great Falls location. If you can tell a compelling weather story each day using the latest weather tools and information, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. Besides anchoring weather segments on-air, the successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest weather forecasts to our other online and social media platforms. Daily news reporting responsibilities will also be a part of this position. We want someone who is not only comfortable with the challenge of forecasting widely varied Montana weather, but can also handle reporting duties (this will include both shooting and editing as needed). Community involvement is also important to us. A degree in meteorology is required. Experience using the latest version of Weather Central and a vast understanding of its capabilities would be a big plus. You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts. You will also have daily news reporting responsibilities.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology REQUIRED. Writing skills PC, Mac competent, as well as experience with Final Cut Pro and the latest HD Cameras. Experience and comprehensive knowledge of Weather Central required. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume, cover letter and reels to Deyja Charles, News Director, to deyja.charles@cowlesmontana.com or mail to Cowles Montana Media P.O. Box 11, Great Falls, MT 59403. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-07-05

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television and digital media advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, digital media opportunities, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours. Need: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations including Great Falls, Helena, Missoula and Bozeman. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by June 13, 2014 to either jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718. EOE. Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-13

Anchor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you an emerging leader? Great! Because ABC Montana needs a leading anchor to help launch our brand new weekday morning show. In order to helm “Wake Up Montana,” you need to be warm, dynamic, smooth, and able to deftly handle breaking news. In other words, you need to be like a perfectly brewed cup of coffee to help hundreds of thousands “wake up” in the Big Sky State. News “readers” need not apply. This candidate should be able to produce compelling content and the newscast itself (in a pinch). You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC headquarters in Missoula.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Montana’s HD News leader is looking for an anchor/producer to launch our brand new weekday morning show.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. One year experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on air presence.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Head Tech Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC Montana is currently accepting applications for a full time Newscast Director to join our team in Missoula. Responsibilities include directing and calling the morning newscast live, assisting with breaking news, pre-production and special projects. This person will help launch the ABC Montana Morning Show and shape the on-air look of the newscast in conjunction with producers. The proper candidate must have good communication and organizational skills. Past experience in broadcast and production operations a plus but will train the right candidate. Candidates must be at least 18 years and available weekdays, early mornings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct the ABC Montana Morning Show Newscast. Mark script notations for camera assignments, roll cues for packages, vo-sot’s and vo’s. Create character generated news captions and operate news production board during multi-camera, co-anchor newscasts. Also responsible for monitoring live on-air news feeds while assisting the news producer in all aspects of news production. Must be able to keep a cool head under pressure and work well with others.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to format scripts for morning show, roll packages, vo-sot’s and vo’s, operate switcher, character generator, audio board and other equipment essential to daily news operation. Must work well under pressure. News experience is required.Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the news production board.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume or fill out application at KTMF-TV 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our new Western Montana morning show. This position will be based in Missoula. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in Western Montana’s Garden City, the heart of the Rockies. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Weather Anchort

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Some anchors have the morning “gift.`` You know, the right blend of charisma, credibility, and character that grabs a busy morning viewer and won’t let go. That’s exactly who we’re looking for to help launch an aggressive, dynamic and just plain “fun” morning show across western Montana. But this isn’t just a “news” anchor we need this talent should also be able to tell the weather story using our state-of-the-art Fusion weather system. You’re more like the host of the show— propelling Montana viewers in multiple markets to get off on the right foot. A new leader is emerging in Montana mornings, and we need the next big leader to make it happen.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Montana’s HD News leader is looking for an anchor/weather personality to launch our brand new weekday morning show.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism/Meteorology preferred. One year experience of Anchoring required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of Weather Central software, news, and social media.

HOW TO APPLY:
If this is you, send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801.Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Morning Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our new Western Montana morning show. This position will be based in Great Falls. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Morning Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our new Western Montana morning show. This position will be based in Helena. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
! Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Morning Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our new Western Montana morning show. This position will be based in Butte/Bozeman. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation. Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Chief Engineer in Missoula, Montana for oversight of a statewide television group. Operation consists of centralcast facility with 6 ABC and 6 FOX stations and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Experience with central-casting a plus!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversight and hands-on maintenance & repair of broadcast facilities including: Transmitter & other RF equipment, Studio, Production, and News equipment. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC and 6 FOX stations and translators.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume with cover letter and salary history to Personnel: Chief Engineer, Cowles Montana Media Company, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT, 59801, or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com Cowles Montana Media Company is an EOE.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-15

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee all sales activity for KWYB ABC & FOX Bozeman and Butte. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department’s operational budgets is helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced and high stress environment required. Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid drivers license required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history, by August 4th to: Station Manager, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-08-04

Executive Producer for a Statewide Morning Show

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Montana`s HD news leader is launching a statewide morning newscast. We are looking for a seasoned producer who can build a show managing several live shots and reporters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Experience producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong leader, writer, script editor and coordinator.

REQUIREMENTS:
We are looking for a producer who is interested in leading and creating the most dynamic, aggressive, and informative newscast in the history of Montana. Candidate must be able to coordinate several reporters and live shots on a daily basis with hard out times in several markets. We are looking for a candidate who can lead morning coverage on air, online and in social media. Applicant must be a hard-working team player who is willing to think outside the box. We need someone who has producing experience, and is willing to manage reporters and content for a brand new newscast. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom. We foster a positive environment where we work hard and are proud of the work we do.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume and cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-09-01

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media seeks a Local Sales Manager for ABC and FOX in the Bozeman and Butte markets. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, driven individual to lead our sales team in achieving revenue goals by developing client-based solutions across multiple platforms with some emphasis on internet. Your primary strength must be “closing the sale”.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee all sales activity for KWYB ABC & FOX Bozeman and Butte. Supervise local sales staff & work closely with commercial producers to maximize revenue. Develop multi-platform sales plans and strategy; create sales presentations, one-sheets, and promotions. The LSM will assist in identifying key accounts for developing new business and must have a keen sense of the market. LSM will conduct sales training, sales meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings for sales staff and must be able to forecast accurately and maintain excellent client relationships. Experience in developing revenue budgets and sales department’s operational budgets is helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 5 years broadcast sales and/or management experience (television preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of television and internet research, sales, and traffic systems including Ad Connections, Simmons Research, and OSI. Broad knowledge of television industry and experience at multi-media sales is a must. You must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and goals, and love working in a team environment. Ability to work flexible hours along with the ability to work in a fast-paced and high stress environment required.Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid drivers license required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position, referral source and salary history, by August 4th to: Station Manager, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-08-04

Executive Producer for a Statewide Morning Show

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Montana’s HD news leader is launching a statewide morning newscast. We are looking for a seasoned producer who can build a show managing several live shots and reporters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cowles Montana Media is looking for an Executive Producer who is interested in leading and creating the most dynamic, aggressive, and informative newscast in the history of Montana. Candidate must be able to coordinate multiple reporters and live shots throughout five markets while simultaneously managing our online social media channels. We need someone who has producing experience, a track record of innovation, and gets goose bumps when they imagine what they can do with the high-caliber journalists we’ve already assembled. We foster a positive environment where we work hard and are proud of the work we do. This individual will be based in Billings, MT (KULR newsroom).

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Experience producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong leader, writer, script editor and coordinator.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your relevant materials to Cowles Director of Recruiting neal.boling@khq.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Traffic & Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Data entry and support role within the sales and traffic departments for KTMF-TV.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry, sales software maintenance, daily traffic log management and PSA/PI advertising maintenance. Work with account executives to ensure accuracy of necessary information. Assist in developing sales packages of programming for both ABC and FOX television using information provided by the GSM, LSM and Station Managers. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Assist in event planning and execution including, but not limited to, printed event programs, liaison with event facility and staff, creation of power point presentations, invitation database and RSVP tracking.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must posses multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast paced environment and be a team player. Broadcast television experience is preferred but not required. Position is full-time M-F/8-5pm - 40 hours a week.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by Friday, December 19,2014 to: Human Resources, ABC/FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2014-12-19

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Part-time position requires a detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems to work 4PM-12AM Sat & Sun + 8PM-12AM Mon.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate the switching of all audio/video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful, but not required. Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity for computer input and monitoring on-air signal.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-01-19

Creative Services Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for production of television commercials and sales promotions. Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials. Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots and marketing campaigns through effective and efficient use of media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strong computer background and experience with HD editing and shooting, script writing, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, lighting and sound. Prior television commercial production experience preferred though not required. Must be able to work as a team player as well as independently in a fun and collaborative environment. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift and carry camera and lighting equipment. Approximately 50 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD or link to your work and cover letter to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-01-15

Front Desk - Traffic/Sales Assitant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Missoula Broadcasting Company seeks a dynamic individual for our front desk and staff support position. This person must come with an abundant amount of common sense, positive attitude, good work ethic, glowing personality and a sense of humor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Welcome visitors and company personnel by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  2. Answering and transferring telephone calls in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner; recording accurate information when taking messages and following company guidelines; logging and reporting complaint calls to the appropriate parties; reporting any phone problems to IT or Engineering; utilizing Phone Mail system.
  3. Continually upgrade personal knowledge of telecommunication system and company web sites. Be aware of ongoing operations involving The Montana Radio Company in order to act as the key information center in the company.
  4. Prizes ~ Collect all pertinent information from winner including address and social security number plus always direct winner to sign for prize; initial that item has been picked up; check logbook to be aware of prizes available; verify prize is in the right location.
  5. Improve programs by notifying Human Resource Director of problems or concerns; making recommendations and solutions. Contribute to ongoing improvement process.
  6. Maintain Company and client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential by not discussing internal Company matters with Company employees or outside acquaintances.
  7. Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  8. Maintain safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  9. Assist Human Resource Department and other departments with various task s including data entry, information processing, emails, voicemail messages, and performing clerical functions as needed.
  10. Other duties assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Position Requirements:

  • High school education and one to two years (1-2 yrs.) on-the-job receptionist/clerical experience with skills in office procedures and protocol.
  • Self-starter, organized, able to follow written and verbal instructions; able to solve routine problems while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Word, Excel, and Publisher.
  • Project a pleasant, friendly, professional business-like image for the company and must work effectively with people while representing the company on the telephone and in person.
  • Proficient in spelling and punctuation.
  • Typing (45 wpm), correspondence, and other secretarial skills.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to work under pressure as the services performed affects the ability of other departments to do their work. It also affects clients and the general audience.
  • Proven record of dependability.
  • Proven ability to handle stress.
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
  • Consistently work hours required to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply Online

DEADLINE: 2015-01-18

Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Montana’s HD News leader is looking for a producer/reporter for the ABC Montana Local News at 5:30. You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC headquarters in Missoula.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
ABC FOX Montana is looking for a dynamic News Producer with solid news judgment who can produce, orchestrate, and energize the market's dominant news brand. This newsroom leader should have a flair for production value--incorporating live elements and cutting-edge graphics to tell 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. 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!

REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be a good writer for broadcast • Must have solid news judgment • Must be able to manage a newscast for time constraints. • Must be familiar with AP style • Must have creative ability to incorporate production values.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-02-16

Creative Services Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for production of television commercials and sales promotions. Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials. Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots and marketing campaigns through effective and efficient use of media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift and carry camera and lighting equipment. Approximately 50 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, DVD or link to your work and cover letter to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or email abcfox23frontdesk@abcfoxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-01-15

Full Time Receptionist / Admin Asst.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media, ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT is looking for a full-time front desk receptionist for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts to greet visitors and answer multifunction phone system.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include:

  • answer telephones, screen and direct calls
  • take and relay messages in a timely manner.
  • greets visitors as they enter the office
  • sort and distribute the mail
  • assist station manager
  • manage office stock supply

REQUIREMENTS:
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.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or fill out an application at KTMF ABC/FOX, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801. E-mail resume to abcfox23frontdesk@abcfoxmontana.com. EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-02-06

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Coordinate the switching of all audio/video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful, but not required.

REQUIREMENTS:
Master Control Operator to join our Cowles Montana Media team in Missoula. Full-time position requires a detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems. Past experience in broadcasting operations or live productions a plus, but will train the right candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-02-27

Head Technical Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC Montana is currently accepting applications for a full time Newscast Director to join our team in Missoula. Responsibilities include directing and calling the evening newscasts live, assisting with breaking news, pre-production and special projects. The proper candidate must have good communication and organizational skills. Past experience in broadcast and production operations a plus but will train the right candidate. Candidates must be at least 18 years and available weekdays, early mornings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct the ABC FOX Montana Nightly Newscasts. Evening shows are at 5:30pm, 9pm and 10pm. Mark script notations for camera assignments, roll cues for packages, vo-sot’s and vo’s. Create character generated news captions and operate news production board during multi-camera, co-anchor newscasts. Also responsible for monitoring live on-air news feeds while assisting the news producer in all aspects of news production. Must be able to keep a cool head under pressure and work well with others.

REQUIREMENTS:
Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the news production board.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume or fill out application at KTMF-TV 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-02

News Digital Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for evening newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in Western Montana’s Garden City, the heart of the Rockies. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to abcfox23frontdesk@abcfoxmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2015-03-27

Web Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual to manage and maintain the ABC FOX Montana website as well as social media outlets and mobile platforms. This person is a member of the news team and should be able to exercise good journalistic judgment. The proper candidate must have good communication, organizational skills and be dependable. Candidates must be at least 18 years and available weekdays. May be called for other special events such as elections, fires, floods and/or other major events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include: Maintain consistency and look of the ABC FOX Montana website, copyedit and proofread all web content, cut and post video for news stories, create and traffic digital advertisements, provide web analytics for sales and management.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in related field preferred. Experience with digital media required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media, web design and content management systems. Strong writing and communication skills, experience with Windows, Mac, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop are required. HTML coding and understanding of CSS a plus. Experience with non-linear editing is desired, but not required. Ability to take direction from multiple managers and prioritize duties as necessary. Self-starter able to work with little direction and solve problems.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume or fill out application at KTMF-TV 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2015-05-05

Web Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual to manage and maintain the ABC FOX Montana website as well as social media outlets and mobile platforms. This person is a member of the news team and should be able to exercise good journalistic judgment. The proper candidate must have good communication, organizational skills and be dependable. Candidates must be at least 18 years and available weekdays. May be called for other special events such as elections, fires, floods and/or other major events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in related field preferred. Experience with digital media required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media, web design and content management systems. Strong writing and communication skills, experience with Windows, Mac, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop are required. HTML coding and understanding of CSS a plus. Experience with non-linear editing is desired, but not required. Ability to take direction from multiple managers and prioritize duties as necessary. Self-starter able to work with little direction and solve problems.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume or fill out application at KTMF-TV 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2015-06-01

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Reporter for our TV station in Missoula, MT. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market with lots of live shot opportunities. Come live and work in Montana's Garden City mountain town. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. S/he must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

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

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. of equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-06-15

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Oversee day-to-day functions of the news department in Missoula, Mt. Direct ABC/FOX Montana news gathering efforts, assign stories to reporters, monitor wire services, identify important news issues within the community, constructively critique staff writing and reporting, oversee content posting on station website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
ABC FOX Montana is seeking an experienced, dynamic, engaging and creative leader to be our next News Director. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana, but the newsroom extends to Kalispell, Butte, and Bozeman, Montana. Cowles Montana Media continues to invest in people and technology to build this station into Montana’s premiere news leader. The News Director will be responsible for budgets, training, hiring, talent contracts, strategic planning, and the station’s digital news content. Candidates should be engaged in building and developing a highly skilled, passionate and empowered newsroom staff. As our leader of leaders, you should also possess superior news judgment and a deep understanding of social media and its relationship to local news. If this sounds like you, and you’re ready to earn your news director stripe or looking for a higher quality of life, please send resume and cover letter to via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com

REQUIREMENTS:
Verifiable newsroom management experience as a News Director, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or similar position, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high level of organizational skills and impeccable ethics required. Must be dedicated to establishing a high standard of compelling broadcast journalism. Applicable computer skills, writing skills, and experience with ENPS and other newsroom systems. Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume and cover letter to via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-06-15

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Master Control Operator to join our Cowles Montana Media team in Missoula. Part-time position requires a detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems to operate 12 stations from our HD Control Room. Past experience in broadcasting operations or live productions a plus, but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate the switching of all audio/video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful, but not required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2015-08-21

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Oversee day-to-day functions of the news department in Missoula, Mt. Direct ABC/FOX Montana news gathering efforts, assign stories to reporters, monitor wire services, identify important news issues within the community, constructively critique staff writing and reporting, oversee content posting on station website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Verifiable newsroom management experience as a News Director, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or similar position, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high level of organizational skills and impeccable ethics required. Must be dedicated to establishing a high standard of compelling broadcast journalism. Applicable computer skills, writing skills, and experience with ENPS and other newsroom systems. Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume and cover letter to via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-07-15

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Reporter for our TV station in Missoula, MT. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market with lots of live shot opportunities. Come live and work in Montana\'s Garden City mountain town. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. S/he must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. of equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-07-15

Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Oversight and hands-on maintenance & repair of broadcast facilities including: Transmitter & other RF equipment, Studio, Production, and News equipment. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC and 6 FOX stations and translators.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Chief Engineer in Missoula, Montana for oversight of a statewide television group. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC and 6 FOX stations and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Experience with central-casting a plus!

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume with cover letter and salary history to Personnel: Chief Engineer, Cowles Montana Media Company, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT, 59801, or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com Cowles Montana Media Company is an EOE.

DEADLINE: 2015-09-30

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Reporter for our TV station in Missoula, MT. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market with lots of live shot opportunities. Come live and work in Montana's Garden City mountain town. We are looking for a creative storyteller with solid shooting & editing skills. A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. S/he must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. of equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-10-09

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
STARadio Corp with six radio stations located in Great Falls is looking for a full-time Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing marketing solutions and service to direct advertising accounts as well as have the ability to develop new advertising business by analyzing and forecasting and developing strategies for prospects in order to attain company goals. Performs work with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

REQUIREMENTS:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acquiring and developing new accounts
  • Maintaining existing accounts
  • Achieve all personal monthly sales projections and contribute to meeting overall objectives of the radio stations
  • other duties as assigned

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications can be picked up at STARadio Corp at 1300 Central Avenue Weest between the hours of 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday. STARadio Corp is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging members of minority groups and women to apply for this position.

DEADLINE: 2015-11-07

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The News Director for New Media Broadcasters, Inc. Broadcast HD Internet - Mobile KOJM-AM / KPQX-FM / KRYK-FM This is a career opportunity for the right person that offers health insurance benefits and a 401K plan with employer match, gas allowance and mobile phone. We are located just north of the city and winter driving conditions demand a vehicle in good operating condition and good ground clearance. Driver and vehicle must be licensed and insured.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The News Director is responsible for writing, producing, reporting, scheduling and managing local news broadcasts and public affairs programs. Requirements include the ability to identify relevant news of local importance, develop news stories and public affairs programs that address local issues, demonstrate excellent writing skills and establish a good working relationship with local authorities and community leaders.

REQUIREMENTS:
The News Director must have good interpersonal and communication skills to foster a harmonious working relationship with members of the NMB team. Enhanced computer skills accompanied by knowledge of digital editing tools for both audio and video are a definite plus. The news director should be able to coordinate efforts to insure news department has a strong presence in the community.

HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover e-mail with resume in PDF or Word format to personnel@nmbi.com. Call 406-265-7841 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mountain Time. New Media Broadcasters is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Broadcast HD Internet - Mobile KOJM-AM / KPQX-FM / KRYK-FM 2210 31st Street North Havre, MT 59501-8003

DEADLINE: 2015-11-23

News Production and Promotions Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KTMF ABC/FOX Missoula has an exciting opportunity for a handson news production and promotions manager based in Missoula. Primary duties include creating topical, proof of performance and general news promotion spots, responsible for designing print ads along with the coordination of radio advertising with radio partners to promote news and the station. Work with the news director to improve the production quality of our newscasts. Scheduling and managing the directors, technical directors, camera operators and audio board operators. Duties also include some social media and web management responsibilities as well. Prior TV production/promotions experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Creating Topical, Proof of Performance and General News promotion spots, also responsible for designing print ads to help promote the station. Work with the news director to improve the production quality of our newscasts. Scheduling and managing the directors, technical directors, camera operators and audio board operators.

REQUIREMENTS:
Two years television production news, commercial production or related experience. Strong computer background and a familiarity with broadcast cameras and the Adobe Creative Suite. Ideal candidate must be organized and able to work as a team player as well as independently, under deadline. Applicant must possess valid drivers license and have a good driving record

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-01-25

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Data entry and support role within the sales department for KTMF-TV. Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry local and regional accounts, sales software maintenance, Power Point Sales presentation building. Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information. Assist in scheduling department and client meetings with the team.

 

Assist in developing sales packages for both ABC and FOX television using information provided by the Local Sales Manager, Account Executives and Station Manager. Must be able to work independently and as part of a 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Entry level position, we will train. 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by May 31st., 2016 to:

jobs@cowlesmontana.com

OR

Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE

DEADLINE: 2016-06-30

Account Executive - ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours. Application Deadline: February 15, 2016 (or until filled) Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to: jobs@cowlesmontana.com OR Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2016-06-30

Sports Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cowles Montana Media and ABC FOX Montana is looking for an experienced sports anchor/reporter to serve as the station`s Sports Director. The position will be based at our Missoula, location. You will directly oversee two sports reporters and be part of our statewide sports team. We are looking for a creative person with a journalism background who is motivated to tell compelling stories. The Sports Director position requires someone who can produce, anchor, and manage staff & resources. Experience shooting, writing and editing is also required. Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism and 2 to 5 years of applicable experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Anchoring, reporting, producing, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and on-line.

REQUIREMENTS:
Degree in Broadcast Journalism and 2 to 5 years as sports reporter/anchor preferred. Requires writing, editing, shooting and producing skills. Clean driving record and the ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume and weblink of your work to: ABC FOX Montana 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, Montana 59801 or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-03-30

On-Air Announcer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
STARadio Corp with six radio stations located in Great Falls is looking for a fulltime on-air announcer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be responsible for programming music, coordinating promotions, and managing on-air promotional activities. Performs work with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Live/Talk Tracked Shows
  • Extensive show preparation
  • Local, local, local - upbeat, professional approach
  • Host remote and station events
  • Assist with planning and execution of station promotions
  • Other dutires as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Application can be picked up at STARadio Corp at 1300 Central Avenue West between the hours of 8 am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. STARadio Corp is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging members of minority groups and women to apply for this position.

DEADLINE: 2016-04-21

Wake Up Montana Reporter/MMJ-BOZEMAN

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a morning reporter to report for our statewide Wake Up Montana newscast. This position will be based in Bozeman, Montana. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-06-01

News Digital Journalist - Missoula

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our Western Montana evening shows. This position will be based in Missoula. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in Western Montana’s Garden City, the heart of the Rockies. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-09-01

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Master Control Operator to join our Cowles Montana Media team in Missoula. Part-time position requires a driven, detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems to operate 12 stations from our HD Control Room. Past experience in broadcasting operations or live productions a plus, but will train the right candidate. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sight and dexterity for computer input and monitoring on-air signal.

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful, but not required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2016-07-15

General Manager - Yellowstone Public Radio

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Montana State University Billings is seeking an energetic visionary person for the General Manager position at Yellowstone Public Radio. 

About Billings –

Billings is located in the Yellowstone Valley surrounded by unique sand stone cliffs, with the Yellowstone River (the longest free flowing river in the United States) just a very short drive from anywhere in the city limits.  Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, with a growing population of 105,000+.  We are large enough to have all the amenities of a large metropolitan city, and small enough to still have that friendly community neighborhood feel.  Billings is one of the largest Medical Regional Hubs in a four-state area, with three hospitals and specialized clinics.

Hiking, biking, walking, boating, fishing, hunting, and skiing are all popular activities in the Billings area or within a 60-mile radius of Billings.  The community of Red Lodge is just a short 50 miles away in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains.  With a variety of all-season activities, from skiing in the winter to driving up the Beartooth Highway in the summer, it is always a great destination drive!

 Workplace

Yellowstone Public Radio (YPR) is located on a beautiful tree-lined street on the Montana State University Billings (MSUB) university campus.  The YPR station has recently been remodeled inside and out, making it a most inviting work atmosphere for employees and providing a welcoming feel for donors and visitors.  The remodel included a new recording studio along with myriad of technical updates.

Yellowstone Public Radio (YPR) is a region-wide public radio service licensed to MSUB, broadcasting 24 hours daily to a large portion of central and Eastern Montana and northern Wyoming.  The primary signal originates at Joseph S. Sample Studios (KEMC-FM) in Billings, MT.  KEMC-FM repeats on KBMC-FM (Bozeman), KPRQ-FM (Sheridan, WY), KYPR-FM (Miles City), KYPC-FM (Colstrip), KYPF-FM (Stanford/Lewistown), and KYPW-FM (Wolf Point), as well as 26 translators in Montana and Northern Wyoming.

Position Summary

The General Manager of Yellowstone Public Radio Station is responsible for:

  •  Management and administration of a public radio network licensed to MSUB and the Montana University System.
  • Serving as station representative for the Board of Directors of the Friends of YPR.
  • Maintaining high-quality program service in accordance with public radio guidelines. 
  • The General Manager currently reports to the Chancellor through the Director of University Relations & Communications and is an employee of MSUB and the Montana University Systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and Responsibilities

Manager of the public radio network originating in Billings, Montana.

  • Organizing and directing broadcasting staff in the operation of a public radio network that serves the second-largest land mass in the United States and is comprised of a diverse population of listeners and supporters throughout Montana and Wyoming.
  • Supervising areas including programming and digital services, engineering, news, development and underwriting as well as business.
  • Work with broadcast associations such as National Public Radio (NPR), Public Radio International (PRI) and American Public Media (APM)
  • Development and administration of annual and quarterly budgets, in conjunction with the MSUB Business Services and Friends of Yellowstone Public Radio, Inc.
  • Represent YPR as a part of MSUB and the Montana University System, including, but not limited to;
    • Participation in Board of Regents meetings;
    • Participation in other campus organizational committees as needed;
    • Participation in the formulation and assessment of MSUB’s Strategic Plan, Facilities Master Plan and Budget in conjunction with University Relations and Communications, the University Budget Committee and Chancellor’s Cabinet.
    • Participate in the efforts of continuous quality improvement for YPR, MSUB and the MUS.
  • Maintain integrity in the following key personnel practices
    • Position Descriptions
    • Employee classifications and salaries
    • Compliance with all matters related to personnel
    • Coordinate with University’s Human Resources Office on personnel matters
  • All regular reports of activities and outcomes will be provided to the Director of University Relations and Communications.
  • All required reports to be provide to the Chancellor and other University administrative officers with data regarding personnel, financial reports, fund raising activities, and other station activities as requested.

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, management or related field.
  • Minimum five year’s management experience in public broadcasting.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in broadcasting, management of related field.

 Candidates selected for consideration will be those who have the following skill sets and personal characteristics:

 Industry Knowledge (radio, internet, news, etc.):

  • Knowledge of and experience with media, trends in technology and consumption of media, including digital transition, and:
  • A high level or understanding of dynamics, issues and trend in public radio - including the need to continue to develop YPR in this area;
  • Able to manage a complex physical plant (studios and our many transmitter sites), including managing the strategic and financial challenge of maintaining its effectiveness;
  • Understanding/experience with issues related to University licensed public media organizations;
  • Deep commitment to knowledge of public radio with an emphasis on news content.
  • Is technologically competent, comfortable with and aware of digital and social media, able to keep abreast and current with all different platforms.

 News:

In conjunction with the News Director, provide clear guidance on YPR’s news and editorial policy that’s consistent with generally accepted public radio journalism and ethical standards including:

  • Comfortable with management of changing news landscape, particularly within public radio
  • Collaborate with region-wide media partners to create fair and balanced coverage of important issues.
  • Deep commitment to rural listeners who depend on YPR’s news service.

 Fundraising:

Fundraising knowledge with demonstrated track record of understanding the inherent needs of fundraising management including:

  • Comfortable with asking for money for support of YPR.
  • Strong as mission spokesperson
  • Possess a clear understanding of methods of fundraising strategies;
  • Effective with strategic collaboration and working with potential major donors.

 Vision:

In the context of the massive changes the Internet is having on availability and use of the media, display ability to project YPR needs out into the long-term future; see and understand future trends in media, in related fields and the works, and the impact on YPR operations and:

  • Is a big picture person;
  • Balances vision with doing;

 Strategic Focus:

Powerful understanding of use of strategy in organization life:

  • Highly developed skill at prioritizing, and accomplished at sequencing change;
  • Able to continuously develop, execute and evaluate strategic business plans, in concert with other stakeholders, and to champion strategic perspective.

 Commitment:

An energetic person who is inspired by the direction and public service mission of YPR and:

  • Communicates commitment in a way that engages others and generates action by staff, the Board and the community, including potential funders.

 Team/Internal Management:

Committed and effective manager of people, including supervising, developing and mentoring the YPR staff.  Engaged, experienced, respectful and results-oriented individual with a full set of business skills including:

  •  Mindset of an effective manager, including attention to detail;
  • Have combination of personal characteristics such as comfort with self, warmth and strength necessary to continue to grow the alignment, effectiveness and enthusiasm of the group;
  • Is comfortable addressing conflict in a diplomatic manner;
  • Has a high level of accountability and holds all in the organization to that same level of accountability;
    • Experienced and effective working with boards – able to work collaboratively with the YPR staff.

HOW TO APPLY:

TO APPLY:  

MSUB is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  For consideration, please submit a resume, letter of introduction including how you will be the ideal person to lead and organize going forward, and contact information for a minimum of 3 professional references at Livingston Associates’ online application system: Livingston Associates

 

Qualified employees are encouraged to apply for this position by May 13, 2016

  • Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment.

(In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.)

  • In accordance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the MSU Billings Crime Statistics of Specified Crimes is available for applicant review online at http://www.msubillings.edu/security, or can be accessed in the Human Resources Office, McMullen Hall, Room-310.

MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY BILLINGS IS AN ADA/AA/EEO EMPLOYER.  Qualified women, persons from minority groups, persons with disabilities, and persons with eligible veteran status are encouraged to apply.  Contact Human Resources Office, MSU Billings, for more information regarding preference or accommodation (406/657-2278/TTY).

DEADLINE: 2016-05-13

News Multi-Media Journalist- Bozeman

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for evening newscasts. This position will be based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-09-30

Full-time Producer/Reporter - Missoula

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  Montana’s HD News leader is looking for a producer/reporter to lead our regional 5:30, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts

 

Ad Copy :

ABC FOX Montana is looking for a dynamic News Producer with solid news judgment who can produce, orchestrate, and energize the markets dominant news brand.  This newsroom leader should have a flair for production value--incorporating live elements and cutting-edge graphics to tell stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers.   If youre in a box, stay there. We only want creative thinkers. And if you dread breaking news, this isnt the place for you. We thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news. 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! You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC headquarters in Missoula. Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801 Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: 

Must be a good writer for broadcast
Must have solid news judgment
Must be able to manage a newscast for time constraints.
Must be familiar with AP style
Must have creative ability to incorporate production values. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-07-13

On Air Sports and News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

STARadio Corp with six radio stations located in Great Falls is looking for a full-time on-air Sports and News Director. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be responsible for news, sports broadcasts as well as live streaming of local sports and managing on-air promotional activities. Performs work with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Live/Talk News Tracked Shows
  • Live local sports coverage via the internet
  • Extensive show preparation
  • Local, local, local - upbeat, professional approach
  • Host remost and station events
  • Assist with planning and execution of station promotions
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications can be picked up at STARRadio Corp at 1300 Central Avenue West in Great Falls, MT between the hours of 8:am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. STARadio Corp is an equla opportunity employer, encouraging members of minority groups and women to apply for this position.

DEADLINE: 2016-06-24

Account Executive- Butte

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for developing and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television and digital media advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, digital media opportunities, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations in local regions, including Butte, Anaconda, Dillon and surrounding areas.

HOW TO APPLY:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & Fox Television in Butte, MT has an opportunity for a self-motivated problem solver to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by July 15, 2016 to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718.  EOE.  Women and Minorities encouraged to apply. See abcfoxmontana.com for details.

DEADLINE: 2016-07-15

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our TV bureau station in Kalispell, MT. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. Live and work between Montana`s Flathead Lake and Glacier National Park. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-10-18

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Data entry and support role within the sales department for KTMF-TV. Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry local and regional accounts, sales software maintenance, Power Point Sales presentation building. Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information. Assist in scheduling department and client meetings with the team.

 

Assist in developing sales packages for both ABC and FOX television using information provided by the Local Sales Manager, Account Executives and Station Manager. Must be able to work independently and as part of a 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Entry level position, we will train. 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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. 

HOW TO APPLY:

ABC & FOX TV is seeking a Full Time Sales Assistant to join our team in Missoula. 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. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by Oct 31st., 2016 to: Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2016-10-31

Studio / Control Room Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Studio and News Control Room Operator. Operation of multi-platform camera for nightly newscasts in the studio on ABC FOX Montana along with audio board, technical directing board and newscast directing.

Operator will learn all aspects of newscast production; setting up the studio, studio camera operation,  running the audio board, operating the technical production board, calling the newscast as a director during live broadcasts, monitoring feeds for quality, character generation news captions, assist the director in news production, marking of scripts for newscast camera assignments, roll cues for on air media packages.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Broadcast experience is helpful but not required. Quick moving, punctual, good natured and able to excel in a fast paced environment as part of a team. Detail oriented, computer literate, strong organizational skills, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                                                 

Must be able to format scripts for nightly show, roll packages, vo-sot’s and vo’s, operate switcher, character generator, audio board, studio cameras and other equipment essential to daily news operation. Must work well under pressure, experience is preferred but not required.

REQUIREMENTS:

Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air news cast. Ability to lift & carry up to 50 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send resume or fill out application at:

KTMF-TV 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE. or email jobs@cowlesmontana.com. KTMF CMMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-11-18

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Master Control Operator to join our Cowles Montana Media team in Missoula. Part-time position requires a driven, detail-oriented and organized individual familiar with multiple computer systems to operate 15 stations from our HD Control Room. Past experience in broadcasting operations or live productions preferred, but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching, ingesting and monitoring of all on-air video content for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:

Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously without losing focus. Broadcast experience is helpful, but not required.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity for computer input; focus and attention span for maintaining clean on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media Co., 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-25

Account Executive – ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Cowles Montana Media ABC, FOX & SWX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to:

Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801. EOE

DEADLINE: 2017-03-15

Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Montana’s HD News leader is looking for a producer/reporter to lead our regional 5:30, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts. ABC FOX Montana is looking for a dynamic News Producer with solid news judgment who can produce, orchestrate, and energize the markets dominant news brand.  This newsroom leader should have a flair for production value--incorporating live elements and cutting-edge graphics to tell stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers.   If youre in a box, stay there. We only want creative thinkers. And if you dread breaking news, this isnt the place for you. We thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news. 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! You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC FOX headquarters in Missoula. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

• Must be a good writer for broadcast
• Must have solid news judgment
• Must be able to manage a newscast for time constraints.
• Must be familiar with AP style
• Must have creative ability to incorporate production values.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2017-04-01

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for evening newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in Western Montana’s Garden City, the heart of the Rockies. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow! 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2017-04-01

Commercials Producer (temporary)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for production of television commercials and sales promotions. Primary duties include writing, producing, shooting and editing commercials. Will work closely with sales department, clients and community events to develop effective television spots and marketing campaigns through effective and efficient use of media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strong computer background and experience with HD editing and shooting, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, lighting and sound. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience are critical. Prior television commercial production experience preferred though not required. Must be able to work as a team player as well as independently in a fun and collaborative environment. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift and carry camera and lighting equipment. Approximately 50 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:

ABC & Fox Television in Butte/Bozeman has an excellent opportunity for a TV Commercial Producer based out of the Bozeman office. Primary duties include writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials and sales promotions. Prior TV Production experience preferred. Please send resume, DVD or link to your work and cover letter to: Keith Teske, keith.teske@cowlesmontana.com 2619 West College St. Bozeman, MT 59718. EOE

DEADLINE: 2017-07-01

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC Montana is hiring a full-time News Reporter for our Western Montana regional newscast. This position will be based in beautiful and historic Butte, Montana. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

REQUIREMENTS:

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.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-31

Technical Director/ Production Tech

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a part-time technical director/ production tech. for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

Position will operate 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.

 

Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-31

Newscast Director / Photographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Full-Time Photographer / Newscast Director for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis covering news as a photog with reporters during the day and directing the early newscasts at the station. 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Daytime photographer / early newscast director. Shoot stories with reporters for television broadcast, web, and social media. Direct the early evening newscasts in studio. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts, newscast pre-production including building graphics for the nightly newscast and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Television Production preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent. Ability to operate a news vehicle with a valid drivers license.

 

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by April 30th Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-30

Dayshift Supervisor and Nightshift Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Dayshift and Nightshift Master Control Supervisor. Positions will report directly to the Chief Engineer and Station Manager. Duties will include but are not limited to: shift scheduling, project organization, prioritization, training new operators, facilitating the needs of Traffic personnel and News personnel on a daily basis. Daily confirmation of playlists, commercial ingest, program ingest and signal output quality control. Working with engineering on Master Control broadcast integrity for all programming including coordination of live events and station transmitter monitoring across multiple markets in accordance to FCC guidelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Full-Time Master Control Dayshift Supervisor and Full-Time Nightshift Supervisor to enhance our broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

Position requires technical experience for a fast paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. The ability to coordinate operational duties and team members is a must.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Thorough knowledge of Broadstream Automation Systems, personnel scheduling and project management a plus but will train the right candidates.

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by April 30th Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-30

Sales Assistant - Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  Data entry and support role within the sales department for KTMF-TV. Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry local and regional accounts, sales software maintenance, Power Point Sales presentation building. Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information. Assist in scheduling department and client meetings with the team.

 

Assist in developing sales packages for both ABC and FOX television using information provided by the Local Sales Manager, Account Executives and Station Manager. Must be able to work independently and as part of a 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

Entry level position, we will train. 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to:

Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-31

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for developing and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television and digital media advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business. Service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, digital media opportunities, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player" Ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic and a coachable spirit. Must be able to work flexible hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations in local regions, including Butte, Anaconda, Dillon and surrounding areas.

HOW TO APPLY:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & Fox Television in Bozeman, MT has an opportunity for a self-motivated problem solver to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by August 31st, 2017 to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718.  EOE.  Women and Minorities encouraged to apply. See abcfoxmontana.com for details.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-01

Account Executive - ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink by July 31, 2017 to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or through email link. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-31

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Oversee day-to-day functions of the news department in Missoula, Mt. Direct ABC/FOX Montana news gathering efforts, assign stories to reporters, monitor wire services, identify important news issues within the community, constructively critique staff writing and reporting, oversee content posting on station website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana, but the newsroom extends to Kalispell, Butte, and Bozeman, Montana. Cowles Montana Media continues to invest in people and technology to build this station into Montana’s premiere news leader. 

 

The News Director will be responsible for budgets, training, hiring, talent contracts, strategic planning, and the station’s digital news content. Candidates should be engaged in building and developing a highly skilled, passionate and empowered newsroom staff.  As our leader of leaders, you should also possess superior news judgment and a deep understanding of social media and its relationship to local news. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Verifiable newsroom management experience as a News Director, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or similar position, training and coaching abilities, budgetary planning and execution, high level of organizational skills and impeccable ethics required. Must be dedicated to establishing a high standard of compelling broadcast journalism. Applicable computer skills, writing skills, and experience with ENPS and other newsroom systems. Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.   

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you, and you’re ready to earn your news director stripe or looking for a higher quality of life, please send resume and cover letter to via email link or Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2017-08-31

Chief Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts for weekday evening newscasts in multiple markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana, a TV broadcast group based in Missoula, Montana is looking for an experienced meteorologist to spearhead our weather effort on-air and on-line. A degree in meteorology, 2 to 5 years as a broadcast meteorologist, and experience with Weather Central is preferred.  Reciting numbers from the National Weather Service isn’t the plan!  If your goal is producing the very best weathercast in the market, you can tell a compelling weather story every day using the latest weather tools and information, and you take pride in your accuracy, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. The Chief Meteorologist delivers weather forecasts for our primary evening newscasts covering western and south-central Montana. The successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest forecasts to our other media platforms. You must be a motivated, self-starter who relates well to co-workers and our viewers. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology and 2-5 years as Broadcast Meteorologist preferred.  Writing skills and PC competent. Experience using Weather Central 3D Live. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Must be a team player.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink by July 31, 2017 to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or through email link. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2017-07-31

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

REQUIREMENTS:

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. Candidate must be motivated, ambitious, hardworking, and organized. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2017-08-04

Morning Reporter/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Wake Up Montana, a Cowles Montana Media newscast, is looking for a good storyteller with a dynamic personality for a Morning Reporter/MMJ position based in Missoula, MT.

Wake Up Montana is a statewide morning show going out to more than 392,000 households which is equivalent to it being the 79th media market in the country.

For that reason, Wake Up Montana is treated like a top market morning show, as you would be part of a team of 5 live reporters covering breaking news and events.

Job Description:

We are looking for a good storyteller and motivated individual for a general assignment reporter.

This person must be able to shoot their own video as well as work with a photographer.

They also must enterprise compelling stories and produce high quality work.

We are looking for creative storytellers who understand stories are about people and how they are affected by the story. 

Applicants with experience shooting, writing and editing are preferred.

Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism or relevant experience.

You will get a great deal of live experience as you will report live every day.

If you are innovative, creative and make sure your stories have a ``Right Now`` feeling, then you might be the perfect fit.

You must meet all deadlines and work well under pressure.

You must possess a great work ethic, positive attitude and love being part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties Also Include:
- Weekday Reporter
- 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

REQUIREMENTS:

Duties Also Include:
- Weekday Reporter
- 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

HOW TO APPLY:

You can e-mail your cover letter and resume with a link to your work to eric.gaylord@cowlesmontana.com or mail to:

Attn: Wake Up Montana News Director
KULR
2045 Overland Ave
Billings, MT 59102

Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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DEADLINE: 2017-09-30

Commercials Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for production of commercials and for local businesses.  Primary duties include researching, writing, conceptualizing, producing, shooting and editing commercials.  Producer will work closely with local sales department to produce commercials that will get clients results.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Two years commercial television production, marketing or Communications related experience. Strong computer background and a familiarity with Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Suite, Adobe After-Effects, Photoshop, Apple OSX , broadcast HD cameras,  lighting and sound. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience required. Prior television station production experience preferable.  Ideal candidate must be organized and able to work as a team player as well as independently, under tight deadlines. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift and carry camera and lighting equipment. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

KWYB ABC/FOX  Butte & Bozeman has an excellent opportunity for a hands–on Producer based out of the Bozeman office. Primary duties include researching, writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials. Prior TV Production experience preferred – promotions experience a plus.  Please send resume, DVD or link to samples of your work. Also include a cover letter noting desired position & referral source. Submit to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman MT 59718 by August 15, 2017.  EOE.

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DEADLINE: 2017-08-15

Part Time and Full Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part Time and Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our broadcast operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

REQUIREMENTS:

Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by August 20th. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2017-08-31

Station and Sales Management

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Marks Group offers opportunity.  We are an eleven station radio cluster with dials in Williston and Dickinson, ND along with Sidney, Glendive, Miles City and Forsyth, MT.  Currently, with openings for Station and Sales Management positions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

We offer:

  • Uncapped earning potential
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vacation, Holidays, Sick/Personal Time

REQUIREMENTS:

Please have the following:

  • 3+ years media sales experience
  • Known and recognized as a top sales performer
  • Be a pro at prospecting, setting appointments and closing new business
  • Able to communicate how and why radio is an effective medium
  • Ability to develop and maintain business relationships

HOW TO APPLY:

This position is open now – send your resume and salary requirements to: Marks Group, 210 South Douglas, Glendive MT 59330, or e-mail: paul@kxgn.com

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants more responsibility, challenge and reward, the Marks Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-02-28

FT News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Marks Group Regional Radio stations are located in Western North Dakota and Eastern Montana, the corporate office in Glendive, Montana.  We are looking for a full-time news director. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our stations have been providing compelling local news coverage to the Mondak Region for years, and need you to keep that tradition going. You will be responsible for writing, producing, and voicing our local news casts for play on all of our dials.

REQUIREMENTS:

Required experience:

  • Radio: 1 year
  • Resume
  • Spec tape

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your information today!

This position is open now – send your resume and salary requirements to:

Marks Group, 210 South Douglas, Glendive MT 59330, or e-mail: paul@kxgn.com 

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants more responsibility, challenge and reward, the Marks Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-02-28

On-Air Talent

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Marks Radio Group is looking for qualified on-air talent to write scripts, contents and interview questions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities:

  • Writes script, contests and interview questions.
  • Prepares and creates a topical show by gathering information from wire copy, periodicals, computer and television.
  • Reads news flash to keep audience informed of important events.
  • Records interviews of guest, musical or other famous or public personalities, and edits interviews.
  • Interviews guest, and moderates panel or discussion show to entertain audience.
  • Attends live, in-person appearances as scheduled by the station or requested by clients.
  • Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and a strong personal community involvement.
  • Sets up equipment for broadcasts and promotions at station remotes.
  • Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element essential to the stations operations are aired.
  • Operates control console.
  • Performs commercial production.
  • Follows and enforces FCC regulations, station and company policies, including implementing stations / states EAS procedures.
  • Performs additional duties in small stations, such as production, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy. Plays music as specified by music director and music log.
  • Willing to sell and service an account list a definate plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must have at least 2 years prior experience as on-air morning show host for morning show host position. Must have on-air experience for all other on-air positions. An equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable.

HOW TO APPLY:

This position is open now – send your resume and salary requirements to:

Marks Group, 210 South Douglas, Glendive MT 59330, or e-mail: paul@kxgn.com 

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants more responsibility, challenge and reward, the Marks Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-02-28

News Digital Journalists - Kalispell

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Kalispell, Mt. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. Come live and work in beautiful Northwest Montana, home of Glacier National Park. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2017-11-30

Web Producer - KTMF Missoula

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is looking for a web content producer to complement our dynamic news coverage. We are looking for a passionate, game-changing, self-starter to join our team. You must be a quick learner and a team player who is flexible, hands-on and capable of handling multiple projects at once. The web producer is critical to delivering the station’s message across all our digital properties, ensuring that our voice is consistent, and contributing to a superior viewer experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Undergraduate Degree in related field preferred. Experience with digital media required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media, web design and content management systems. Strong writing and communication skills, experience with Windows, Mac, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop are required. HTML coding and understanding of CSS a plus. Experience with non-linear editing is desired, but not required. Ability to take direction from multiple managers and prioritize duties as necessary. Self-starrer able to work with little direction and solve problems. 

REQUIREMENTS:

The proper candidate must have good communication, organizational skills and be dependable. Candidates will be called upon for special events such as elections, fires, floods and/or other major events including major weather events.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter to via email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2017-12-15

News Production Tech

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

HOW TO APPLY:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer

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DEADLINE: 2017-12-15

Account Executive – ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours. Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink by April 30th, 2018 to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or through email link. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-04-30

Sales Assistant/Receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Data entry and support role within the sales and traffic departments for KWYB -TV. Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry, sales software maintenance, daily traffic log management and PSA/PI advertising maintenance, web maintenance. Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.

 

Assist in developing sales packages of programming for both ABC, FOX and SWX television using information provided by the GSM, LSM and Station Managers. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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. 

HOW TO APPLY:

ABC & FOX TV is seeking a Sales Assistant/Receptionist to join our team in Bozeman. Data entry and support role within the sales and traffic departments for KWYB -TV. Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry, sales software maintenance, daily traffic log management and PSA/PI advertising maintenance, web maintenance. Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.  Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718 or email to Keith.Teske@abcfoxmontana.com .  EOE

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DEADLINE: 2017-12-14

Commercial Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for production of television commercials from concept to completion.  Primary duties include researching, writing, conceptualizing, producing, shooting and editing.  Producer will work closely with sales department to produce results-oriented commercials for the one of the fastest growing markets in Montana.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strong computer background and a familiarity with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After-Effects, Photoshop, Apple OSX , broadcast HD cameras,  lighting and sound preferred. Script writing, shooting, and editing experience required. Prior television station production experience also preferred.  Ideal candidate must be organized and able to work as a team player, as well as independently, under tight deadlines. Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift and carry camera and lighting equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

KWYB ABC/FOX Butte & Bozeman has an excellent opportunity for a hands–on Producer based out of their Bozeman office. Primary duties include researching, writing, shooting, editing and producing commercials. Prior TV Production experience preferred – promotions experience a plus. Build your career in one of the most beautiful, fastest-growing markets in Montana. Please send resume, DVD or link to samples of your work. Also include a cover letter noting desired position & referral source. Email to: tonya.palazzi@abcfoxmontana.com or submit via mail to: Tonya Palazzi, Cowles Montana Media, 2619 West College, Bozeman MT 59718 by December 31st, 2017.  EOE.

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DEADLINE: 2017-12-31

Director of Sales

JOB DESCRIPTION:

STARadio in Great Falls, Montana needs a dynamic Director of Sales to oversee sales for our six radio stations. The ideal candidate will have a track record of growing market share by creating integrated marketing solutions, developing client relationships, coaching account executives and generating revenue. They will develop and maintain strategies to ensure revenue growth for the stations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruit and attract top sales talent, communicate effectively to build and maintain successful internal and external relationships with reps, buyers, planners and clients. Take full ownership of station budgets and revenue goals and develop strategies to improve sales year over year. Develop targeted, customer focused marketing solutions using multiple media products including but not limited to radio, web, mobile and social media.  Develop sales team through mentoring, goal setting, training and other management practices. Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of five years successful sales experience, including two to three years as an effective manager, directing the accomplishment of sales objectives, preferably in broadcasting.
Highly computer literate in all Microsoft Office products and ideally has experience with Marketron. Possess excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. Capable and willing to resolve unexpected problems and be flexible to perform unscheduled assignments. Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.  Maintain a valid driver’s license and proven ability to safely drive personal vehicle without exposing company.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are ready to direct and lead our sales team, then you may be that energetic person we are looking for. You will be expected to carry and maintain a list, as well as bring new business to our company. Must be able to bring fresh sales and promotional approaches to the table. Media experience is preferred. Salary/commission structure negotiable.

Please send all resumes to jsenst@staradio.onmicrosoft.com.  STARadio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-01-11

Anchor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media in Missoula, MT is looking for an Anchor/Producer to co-anchor and produce four nightly newscasts in our Montana markets. Applicant must be a hard-working team player who is willing to think outside the box. This company is on the cutting edge of the market and you must be too. We need someone who has newsroom experience and is willing to do everything from managing afternoon reporters to editing copy for broadcast and online publication. You will also assist in producing, stacking and anchoring the nightly newscasts. Knowledge of issues and stories that are important to Montanans is a plus. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on-air presence.   

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on-air presence.   

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send resume, link to samples of your work. Also include a cover letter noting desired position & referral source. Submit to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE.

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DEADLINE: 2018-01-01

News Reporter – Bozeman, MT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

KWYB, a Cowles Montana Media station in Bozeman, MT, is hiring a News Reporter. Were looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing, shooting and editing skills. You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others and enterprise stories. There will be opportunities for live reporting.  Content is supplied to Cowles Montana Media stations across the state, so meeting deadlines is essential. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter with a link to your work to Keith Teske via email, Keith.Teske@CowlesMontana.com or mail to PO Box 1139 Great Falls MT 59403.  Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No phone calls please!

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DEADLINE: 2018-02-01

News Reporter – Butte, MT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

KWYB, a Cowles Montana Media station in Butte, MT, is hiring a News Reporter. Were looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing, shooting and editing skills. You must be a motivated self-starter who works well with others and enterprise stories. There will be opportunities for live reporting.  Content is supplied to Cowles Montana Media stations across the state, so meeting deadlines is essential. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter with a link to your work to Keith Teske via email, Keith.Teske@CowlesMontana.com or mail to PO Box 1139 Great Falls MT 59403.  Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No phone calls please!

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DEADLINE: 2018-02-01

News Digital Journalists - Kalispell

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a News Digital Journalist for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Kalispell, Mt. We are the local HD leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. Come live and work in beautiful Northwest Montana, home of Glacier National Park. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-02-01

Account Executive – ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal-oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink by February 28, 2018 to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email link. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-03-30

Production Tech

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Production Tech for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts and live remote broadcasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts and live remote broadcasts.

Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

 Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-01-26

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Live sports and live news remote broadcasts. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Sight and dexterity to do computer input and run the audio board.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by August 4th Please submit resume and cover letter through email link or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-04-20

Part Time and Full Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part Time and Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our broadcast operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by April 27th. Please submit resume, cover letter via email link or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-04-27

Temporary Full Time Receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Temporary Full-time front desk receptionist needed for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts to greet visitors and answer multifunction phone system.   Duties include

  • answer telephones, screen and direct calls
  • take and relay messages in a timely manner.
  • greets visitors as they enter the office
  • sort and distribute the mail
  • assist station manager
  • manage office stock supply


This position is Temporary Full Time as we need extra help during our political season. The windows of employment we have available are: 4/23 – 6/1 and 9/10 – 11/2.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

answer telephones, screen and direct calls
take and relay messages in a timely manner.
greets visitors as they enter the office
sort and distribute the mail
assist station manager
manage office stock supply

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma. Other requirements are clerical procedures, experience with telephone switchboard operation and good communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Be able to sit for long periods of time. Sight and dexterity to do computer input.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or fill out an application at KTMF ABC/FOX, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801. E-mail resume to jobs@CowlesMontana.com. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-04-30

SWX Content Coordinator, Montana

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Using the resources and commitment developed and honed in Central and Eastern Washington, SWX is now operating throughout the state of Montana. And we need the key person to help us in the Treasure State.  The Content Coordinator will oversee sports content for all SWX platforms across Montana.  He or she will work alongside our team that is already in place to help organize, produce, and distribute high quality sports content at all SWX Montana operations.  The individual will report directly to the Station Manager of SWX.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Content Coordinator’s specific job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Oversee and coordinates content for SWX statewide
  • Produces nightly 30-minute show on SWX covering Montana sports
  • Holds daily sports editorial meetings statewide
  • Works closely with statewide news coordinator
  • Coordinates statewide social media plan for SWX

REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong spoken word content background
  • Has to know and love the Montana sports landscape
  • Experience working with sports anchors and reporters
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with social media platforms 


Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of Two (2) years experience in a sports field
  • Understanding of the typical sports fan
  • Experience using various social media platforms
  • Experience planning and managing long-term projects
  • College degree in a related field or equivalent

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to:  John Fritz, SWX Station Manager, john.fritz@khq.com and jobs@cowlesmontana.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-04

Broadcast Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Oversee and hands-on repair & maintenance of central-casting facility and transmitter sites.  Operation consists of 3 full power and 3 low power TV stations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Cowles Montana Media station in Missoula, MT has an opening for a Broadcast Technician. Broadcast Technician must be able to solve complex problems in a timely manner. Often working on strict deadlines or within live production environments, Broadcast Technician must be calm under pressure, have excellent time management skills and the ability to recall extensive technical knowledge quickly. They must be detail-oriented to identify and prevent potential technical issues. They must be able to prioritize and shift work priorities quickly, maintaining flexibility and quick response time.

Duties include but not limited to the following:

·         Provide desktop support to all staff members throughout several departments.

·         Installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software.

·         Training end users in the proper use of computers, software, internal programs and workflows.

·         Design and implement permanent technical solutions

·         Seek opportunities to reduce spend/increase newsgathering efficiency by implementation of smart technology

·         Installation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast, satellite, transmission systems and equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

The Ideal candidate will have

  • Broadcast or IT experience
  • Obtaining some technical education
  • Becoming proficient in Windows, Apple, and Linux operating systems
  • Possessing computer network or network security knowledge and training
  • Exhibiting experience in maintaining and operating transmission equipment
  • Having knowledge of audio and video software and applications
  • Demonstrating an ability to interface with clients and other departments
  • Flexible schedule and ability to support a 24/7 operation
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in live production environments
  • Have a calm patient friendly attitude
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume with cover letter and salary history to Personnel: Broadcast Engineer, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT, 59801, or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media Company is an EOE.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-04

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.

Application Deadline:   Until position is filled

Cowles Montana Media, KFBB-TV ABC and FOX Great Falls, seeks a highly motivated, career-oriented Account Executive with direct-sales experience to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will flourish in a competitive and fast paced industry. Must have exceptional relationship-selling skills, creativity, excellent communication skills and outside sales experience. We offer strong pay-for-performance. Prospecting experience and an assertive, confident, independent work style that thrives on closing the sale is a must. Advertising Media Sales experience preferred, but not required. Reliable transportation required.  Send resume and cover letter to: KFBB - Cowles Montana Media, Attn: Max W. Smith, PO Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403.  EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description:  This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through the use of television and digital advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business, as well as, service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Outside direct-sales experience preferred (broadcast sales and/or advertising sales preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of advertising industry and/or marketing background desired.  Understanding of web, social media, SMS and other digital advertising mediums.  Skills and aptitude with basic computer programs such as Word, PowerPoint & Excel, as well as ability to learn specialized programs utilized in order input and research. Organizational skills a must! Competitive, aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player." Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work flexible hours.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter to: KFBB - Cowles Montana Media, Attn: Max W. Smith, PO Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403.  EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-10

News Digital Journalists - WUM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star!   This person will be based in Missoula, 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 person 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 (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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 & carry up to 25lbs equipment.

Must have a working knowledge of journalistic law and ethics as well as FCC policies on broadcast.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

BA in Journalism, Communication or other preferred discipline.

No phone calls, please.  Cowles Company is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Pre-employment drug-screen is required.

  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.   

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think you have the right stuff (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap!  Please contact:  Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment, Jeff.hite@khq.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-04

Sports Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is looking for an experienced sports anchor/reporter. The position will be based in our Great Falls location. You will have the opportunity to cover the teams and games that mean the most in our community as well as be part of our statewide sports team.

We are looking for a creative person with a journalism background who is a self-starter that is motivated to tell compelling stories. The Sports position requires someone who can produce, anchor, and report. Experience shooting, writing and editing is also required. Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism and two years of applicable experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description: Anchoring, reporting, producing, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and on-line.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Degree in Broadcast Journalism and two to five years as sports reporter/anchor preferred. Requires writing, editing, shooting and producing skills. Clean driving record and the ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and non-returnable DVD (or online link to samples of your work) to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media PO Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403. You can e-mail materials to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. NO PHONE CALLS, please! Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-24

Sports Reporter - Missoula

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Camera and editing skills are a must; PC competent; Ability to lift and carry up to 35 lbs. equipment.  

REQUIREMENTS:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Sports Reporter for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula. We are the local HD sports leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. You could live and work in Western Montana’s Garden City, the heart of the Rockies 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. He/she must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-06-30

News Reporter – Butte / Bozeman

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC Montana is hiring full-time News Reporters for our Western Montana regional newscast. These positions will be based in Butte and Bozeman, Montana. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-31

Market Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Newell Broadcasting includes heritage AM Country powerhouse 960 KFLN AM, and 100.5FM The Rock. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate in the small farming/oilfield community of Baker, MT.

Newell Broadcasting, a local and family owned AM/FM combo, is searching for a dynamic self-starter with commitment and radio sales experience to join and lead our team. Unlimited salary potential. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Oversee sales activities for the combo; be accountable for achieving/ exceeding revenues goals.
  • Oversee programming of AM Country and FM Classic Rock formats.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong understanding of broadcasting, marketing and promotions
  • Proven ability to grow new business and find new revenue opportunities
  • Excellent leadership and coaching ability; can successfully coach others in sales practices
  • Excellent people skills, attention to detail and professional business etiquette.
  • Ability to establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • On air and production experience would be a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you have a passion for live, local radio and believe you can build revenue, increase business opportunities and maintain positive, professional relationships with advertisers and support team, email your cover letter and resume today. 

Newell Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newell Broadcasting and its affiliates and their Radio stations do not and shall not discriminate in any way on the basis of race or gender, respecting their employment or advertising practices.
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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-06-29

Part Time and Full Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part Time and Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our broadcast operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by July 6th. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-06

Sales/Operations Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Newell Broadcasting Corp. in Baker, Montana seek a qualified Sales/Operations Manager for AM/FM combo, KFLN-AM and KJJM-FM.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties: Oversee sales activities for the AM/FM combo. This would include, but not limited to, sales training, creating sales opportunities and promotions, and actively selling. Duties would also include overseeing the the day to day operations of the two stations.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Newell Broadcasting is willing to train the right person. Broadcast experience is not required, but would be very useful. A sales background would be very useful. Must be a people person willing to make cold call sales. Stations Manager is The ultimate goal of this position.

Pay is Salary plus overtime.

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact: nbc@midrivers.com 

Newell Broadcasting Corp. Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newell Broadcasting, our affiliates and our radio station do not and shall not discriminate in any way on the basis of race or gender.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-20

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-28

News Digital Journalists - WUM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media is looking for the next rising star!  This person will be based in Bozeman, 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 person 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 (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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 30 lbs. of equipment.  

REQUIREMENTS:

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 30 lbs. of equipment.  

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think you have the right stuff (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap!  Please contact:  Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment, Jeff.hite@khq.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-18

Chief Engineer and Master Control Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  Oversight and hands-on maintenance & repair of broadcast facilities including: Transmitter & other RF equipment, Studio, Production, and News equipment.  Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC / FOX stations, 5 SWX Sports and Weather stations and translators.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Chief Engineer in Missoula, Montana to work in cooperation with the other two Chief Engineers for Cowles Montana Media for oversight of all CMMC owned towers and translators in Montana. Come live and work in beautiful Western Montana. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC / FOX stations, 5 SWX Sports and Weather stations and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules.  Experience with central-casting a plus!

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume with cover letter and salary history to Personnel: Chief Engineer, Cowles Montana Media Company, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT, 59801, or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com Cowles Montana Media Company is an EOE.  Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-29

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter (Missoula) - FT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star! This person will be based in Missoula, 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 person 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 (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.   

REQUIREMENTS:

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.   

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think you have the right stuff (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment, jeff.hite@khq.com.               

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-14

Part Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part Time Master Control Operator to enhance our broadcast operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by August 31st. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-29

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-07

Account Executive - ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-28

Production Tech

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  In studio camera and audio board operator during nightly news broadcasts. Direction of both live news and live sports broadcasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Full-Time Production Tech for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts as well as directing a small team. 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Full-Time Production Tech for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

Position will work directly with the news department on a daily basis operating studio cameras and production audio boards during live news broadcasts as well as directing a small team. 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-09-28

Sports Reporter - Missoula

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Sports Reporter for our statewide and regional newscasts and statewide half-hour sports show along with live sports broadcast opportunities on our Sports channel SWX! This position will be based in Missoula. We are the local HD Sports leader and are on the cutting edge of technology in the market. Come live and work in Western Montana’s Garden City, the heart of the Rockies 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. He/she must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description:  Shoot/write/edit sports 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 35 lbs. equipment.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Description:  Shoot/write/edit sports 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 35 lbs. equipment.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-11-17

Full Time - Traffic Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for trafficking commercials and programming for the SWX ABC FOX stations in Montana.  Enter orders, copy instructions, and other information related to television advertising schedules into computer system.  Work with Account Executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.  Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Other duties as assigned including office upkeep and organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualifications:  Requires strong organizational skills, the ability to handle many details simultaneously, and familiarity with multiple computer systems.  A strong work ethic and an equally strong desire to learn and grow are also a must.  Experience in broadcast traffic is helpful though not required.  Must be able to work independently at a computer.  Must have a positive, can-do personality.

 

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

ABC FOX Montana SWX in Missoula is seeking Full Time Traffic Coordinator to join our team at KTMF.  Position responsible for trafficking TV commercials and programming.  Excellent computer skills, detail & organizational skills are required.  Previous TV traffic experience helpful though not required.  If you are a positive, detail oriented person that can work alone and in a team, send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source by November 25th, 2018 to: Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana SWX, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801 or e-mail resume to jobs@cowlesmontana.com.  EOE

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DEADLINE: 2018-11-15

Producer/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KFBB-TV, the ABC/FOX affiliate in Central Montana, is seeking a Producer/MMJ to join the region’s most dynamic news team. “Dynamic:” That’s a good word. Because that’s exactly what qualified candidates must be. We have producers who can time newscasts. We need someone who can add “sizzle.” We need someone who understands how to interact with the viewer in relevant ways. We need a gifted writer who is confidante behind the camera, editing and knows what it takes to turn a package. And finally we need a person who isn’t afraid to stand his/her ground via protecting our aggressive breaking news philosophy. If you’re hungry and ready for the next stage, join our stage at KFBB. 

 

Our Producer supervises the content and graphic look of all of our platforms. They will also provide assistance with content pertaining to our television newscasts in an environment under deadline pressure. Our producer leads innovation in storytelling and television newscasts.

Date Submitted:                               10/29/2018   

Department:                                      NEWS

Position:                                            Producer/MMJ

Date Available:                                 Immediately

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description:  Produce content for social media, website, and daily newscasts. Assisting reporters and other news staff with breaking news coverage and content pertaining to the daily newscasts.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Journalism Degree, ENPS News computer experience a must. Knowledge of shooting/ editing. Newsroom experience required!

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input.  Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:

Electronic resume & latest newscast to: megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com

No Phone Calls Accepted

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DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

Social Media Web Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Right now, we are seeking a Social Media/Web Content Producer.

This position will be based in Great Falls, MT.

The position is critical to delivering the station’s message across all of our digital properties, ensuring that our voice is consistent, and contributing to a superior viewer experience.

We are looking for a passionate, game-changing, self-starter to join our team.  You must be a quick learner and a team player who is flexible, hands-on and capable of handling multiple projects at once.

Submit to: Megan Lewis, Cowles Montana Media, 3200 Old Havre Hwy., Black Eagle, MT 59414 by December 1, 2018. Or Email megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com EOE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Research, generate, develop and organize daily and future story content for KFBB and its website, KFBB.com

·         Provide crew with background on news stories

·         Coordinate, assign and monitor news crews on assignment

·         Establish and maintain news contacts in the community

·         Work with reporters/photographers to develop story ideas/coverage

·         Play a strong role in providing daily online content to our website, including writing stories, assessing the competition and expediting the flow of information from journalists in the field to the web and mobile sites

·         Compile web packages that include text, photographs, video and other interactive elements

·         Assist other producers in completing various web stories and content

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Digital Mediapreferred. Experience with digital media and producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news website software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer and social media presence.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit to: Megan Lewis, Cowles Montana Media, 3200 Old Havre Hwy., Black Eagle, MT 59414 by December 1, 2018. Or Email megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com EOE.

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DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

Reporter MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media is looking for the right person to take our news coverage to the next level. We pride ourselves on having a committed team dedicated to breaking news and enterprising stories viewers want to see!

 

This position will be based in our Great Falls location.  It isn’t just telling a compelling story, but getting out into the community and finding the best characters to tell help tell it. If that’s you,  you’re exactly who we’re looking for. The successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest news to our other online and social media platforms. Community involvement is also important to us.  .

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description:  Shoot, edit, write and report compelling stories for daily newscasts.   

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Non-Linear editing skills and the latest HD cameras. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and non-returnable DVD (or online link to samples of your work) to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 3200 Old Havre Hwy Black Eagle, MT 59414.  You can e-mail materials to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-12-29

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.  

Ad Copy :

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time News Reporter for our Western Montana regional newscast. This position will be based in Missoula, Montana. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow! Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.  

REQUIREMENTS:

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.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-12-21

Reporter MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media is looking for the right person to take our news coverage to the next level. We pride ourselves on having a committed team dedicated to breaking news and enterprising stories viewers want to see!

 

This position will be based in our Helena location.  It isn’t just telling a compelling story, but getting out into the community and finding the best characters to tell help tell it. This is a unique opportunity to cover politics in action in the state capital.  The 2019 Montana Legislative Session is one to watch! The successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest news to our other online and social media platforms. Community involvement is also important to us.

 

Please submit your resume, cover letter and non-returnable DVD (or online link to samples of your work) to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 3200 Old Havre Hwy Black Eagle, MT 59414.  You can e-mail materials to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Non-Linear editing skills and the latest HD cameras. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and non-returnable DVD (or online link to samples of your work) to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 3200 Old Havre Hwy Black Eagle, MT 59414.  You can e-mail materials to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2018-12-29

News Reporter - Bozeman

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time News Reporter for our Western Montana regional newscast. This position will be based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-01-26

Sports Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description: 

ABC FOX Montana is looking for an experienced sports anchor/reporter. You will have the opportunity to cover the teams and games that mean the most in our community as well as be part of our statewide sports team.

 

We are looking for a creative person with a journalism background who is a self-starter that is motivated to tell compelling stories. The Sports position requires someone who can produce, anchor, and report. Experience shooting, writing, and editing are also required. Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism and two years of applicable experience.

 

Job Description: Reporting, producing, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and online.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting, producing, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and online.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Degree in Broadcast Journalism and two to five years as sports reporter/anchor preferred. Requires writing, editing, shooting and producing skills..   

Physical Requirements & Restrictions:   Clean driving record and the ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and an online link to samples of your work to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 3200 Old Havre Hwy Black Eagle, MT 59414. You can e-mail materials to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. NO PHONE CALLS, please! Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-02-28

Meteorologist / Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts.  You will also have daily news reporting responsibilities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana, a Cowles Media broadcast group based in Great Falls, Montana is looking for an experienced meteorologist to spearhead our weather effort on-air and on-line. A degree in meteorology, 2 to 5 years as a broadcast meteorologist, and experience with Weather Central is preferred.  Reciting numbers from the National Weather Service isn’t the plan!  If your goal is producing the very best weathercast in the market, you can tell a compelling weather story every day using the latest weather tools and information, and you take pride in your accuracy, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. The Chief Meteorologist delivers weather forecasts for our primary evening newscasts covering central Montana. We want someone who is not only comfortable with the challenge of forecasting widely varied Montana weather, but can also handle reporting duties (this will include both shooting and editing as needed). Community involvement is also important to usThe successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest forecasts to our other media platforms. You must be a motivated, self-starter who relates well to co-workers and our viewers. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology and 2-5 years as Broadcast Meteorologist preferred.  Writing skills and PC competent. Experience using Weather Central 3D Live. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Must be a team player.  Must be a deadline-oriented team player.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and reels to Megan Lewis, News Director, to megan.lewis@cowles.montana.com or mail to Cowles Montana Media P.O. Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403.  Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-03-31

Full-time Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is looking for a dynamic News Producer with solid news judgment who can produce, orchestrate, and energize the markets dominant news brand. This newsroom leader should have a flair for production value--incorporating live elements and cutting-edge graphics to tell stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers. If youre in a box, stay there. We only want creative thinkers. And if you dread breaking news, this isnt the place for you. We thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news. 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! You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC FOX headquarters in Missoula

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description:  Montana’s HD News leader is looking for a producer to lead our regional newscasts

 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a good writer for broadcast
  • Must have solid news judgment
  • Must be able to manage a newscast for time constraints.
  • Must be familiar with AP style
  • Must have creative ability to incorporate production values. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Description:  Montana’s HD News leader is looking for a producer to lead our regional newscasts

 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a good writer for broadcast
  • Must have solid news judgment
  • Must be able to manage a newscast for time constraints.
  • Must be familiar with AP style
  • Must have creative ability to incorporate production values. 

HOW TO APPLY:

 Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) or non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-03-01

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star! This MMJ will be based in Missoula, 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.            

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

BA in journalism, communication or another preferred discipline.

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think you have the right stuff (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment, jeff.hite@khq.com               

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DEADLINE: 2019-03-06

Part Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part Time Master Control Operator to enhance our broadcast operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or apply in person by March 13th. Please submit resume, cover letter via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com or Personnel @ KTMF ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-03-13

Assistant News Director/Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  ABC FOX Montana is seeking an Assistant News Director/Anchor to join the region’s most dynamic news team in Southwest Montana. The right person will help produce compelling Bozeman/Butte specific content for on-air and digital platforms. Assist Southwest Montana reporters with breaking news coverage and content pertaining to the daily newscasts. Oversee the Southwest Montana stations as assistant to News Director.

 

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Must have extensive, solid journalistic background
  • Must be proficient in the interpretation of live news coverage (ad-libbing)
  • College degree or equivalent
  • Ability to exercised editorial control over content to be consistent with station’s values
  • Solid news judgment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and desire to participate in social media
  • Ability to create non-article content – e.g. tweets, video clips, databases – for online
  • Effectively supervise news staff daily including schedules, workflow and equipment
  • Manage personnel issues and hold people accountable
  • Implement overall News Director’s vision
  • Newsroom experience a must
  • Familiar with AP style
  • Ability to shoot, edit and produce segments for digital and on-air platforms – including digital copy

Ad Copy :

ABC FOX Montana is seeking an Assistant News Director/Anchor to join the region’s most dynamic news team in Southwest Montana. The right person will help produce compelling Bozeman/Butte specific content for on-air and digital platforms. Assist Southwest Montana reporters with breaking news coverage and content pertaining to the daily newscasts. Oversee the Southwest Montana stations as assistant to News Director. This newsroom leader should be a creative thinker. If you dread breaking news, this isnt the place for you. We thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news. If you have the skills, the passion, and the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, work effectively under pressure, and help manage a team of reporters in Southwest Montana, we want to hear from you! You will be based out of Cowles Montana Media’s ABC FOX station in beautiful Bozeman, Mont. Send your resume, cover letter, references, and a link to your reel (preferred) to jobs@cowlesmontana.com OR non-returnable DVD to 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801.

 

Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The right person will help produce compelling Bozeman/Butte specific content for on-air and digital platforms. Assist Southwest Montana reporters with breaking news coverage and content pertaining to the daily newscasts. Oversee the Southwest Montana stations as assistant to News Director.

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Must have extensive, solid journalistic background
  • Must be proficient in the interpretation of live news coverage (ad-libbing)
  • College degree or equivalent
  • Ability to exercised editorial control over content to be consistent with station’s values
  • Solid news judgment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and desire to participate in social media
  • Ability to create non-article content – e.g. tweets, video clips, databases – for online
  • Effectively supervise news staff daily including schedules, workflow and equipment
  • Manage personnel issues and hold people accountable
  • Implement overall News Director’s vision
  • Newsroom experience a must
  • Familiar with AP style
  • Ability to shoot, edit and produce segments for digital and on-air platforms – including digital copy

HOW TO APPLY:

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

 

Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

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DEADLINE: 2019-04-19

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time News Reporter for our Western Montana regional newscast. This position will be based in beautiful Western Montana in our Missoula or Kalispell stations. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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 an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

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DEADLINE: 2019-05-01

Sports Reporter/Anchor Great Falls

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description: 

ABC FOX Montana is looking for an experienced sports anchor/reporter. You will have the opportunity to cover the teams and games that mean the most in our community as well as be part of our statewide sports team.

 

We are looking for a creative person with a journalism background who is a self-starter that is motivated to tell compelling stories. The Sports position requires someone who can produce, anchor, and report. Experience shooting, writing, and editing are also required. Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism and two years of applicable experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting, producing, anchoring, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and online.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Degree in Broadcast Journalism and two to five years as sports reporter/anchor preferred. Requires writing, editing, shooting and producing skills..   

Physical Requirements & Restrictions:   Clean driving record and the ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and an online link to samples of your work to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media, megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. NO PHONE CALLS, please! Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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DEADLINE: 2019-04-30

Sports Reporter - Helena

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is looking for an experienced sports anchor/reporter. You will have the opportunity to cover the teams and games that mean the most in our community as well as be part of our statewide sports team.

 

We are looking for a creative person with a journalism background who is a self-starter that is motivated to tell compelling stories. The Sports position requires someone who can produce, anchor, and report. Experience shooting, writing, and editing are also required. Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism and two years of applicable experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting, producing, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and online.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Degree in Broadcast Journalism and two to five years as sports reporter/anchor preferred. Requires writing, editing, shooting and producing skills..   

Physical Requirements & Restrictions:   Clean driving record and the ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and an online link to samples of your work to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media, megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. NO PHONE CALLS, please! Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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DEADLINE: 2019-04-30

Weather Anchor /Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts for weekday evening newscasts in multiple markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana and SWX, a TV broadcast group based in Missoula, Montana is looking for an experienced meteorologist to spearhead our weather effort on-air and on-line. A degree in meteorology, 2 to 5 years as a broadcast meteorologist, and experience with Baron LYNX is preferred.  Reciting numbers from the National Weather Service isn’t the plan!  If your goal is producing the very best weathercast in the market, you can tell a compelling weather story every day using the latest weather tools and information, and you take pride in your accuracy, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. Our Weather Anchor delivers weather forecasts for our primary evening newscasts covering western and south-central Montana. The successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest forecasts to our other media platforms. You must be a motivated, self-starter who relates well to co-workers and our viewers.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  

Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology
2-5 years as Broadcast Meteorologist preferred
Writing skills
PC competent
Experience using Baron LYNX
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment
Must be a team player.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2019-05-31

Full Time Over Night Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana SWX is hiring a Full Time Overnight Master Control Operator to enhance our Broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines. If you enjoy overnight hours and like working with playlists and digital file management this is for you.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-31

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-06-07

Account Executive - ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-31

News Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Anchor 4 local newscasts plus 1 statewide newscast daily.  Produce 2 of those nightly newscasts as needed.

Shoot/write/edit compelling 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 and familiar with non-linear editing systems; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment.

Two year’s experience required. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description: Montana Right Now is looking for an anchor/producer to complement our dynamic news team.

 

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred.  Experience anchoring/producing required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media and working knowledge of news producing software. We are looking for someone who is a strong writer, script editor and on-air presence.   

REQUIREMENTS:

Details : Cowles Montana Media in Great Falls, MT is looking for an anchor/producer to co-anchor 5 nightly newscasts. Applicant must be a hard-working team player. We aren’t just looking for a reader.  This person needs to be an innovative communicator and leader in the studio, newsroom, and community.  The right candidate must love to write, gather content, produce stories, and enjoy making connections with the audience we proudly serve.  

 

Organizational and interpersonal skills are very important. 

Shooting and editing skills are a plus!

 

We need someone who has newsroom experience and is willing to do everything from managing afternoon reporters to editing copy for broadcast and online publication.

 

Knowledge of issues and stories that are important to Montanans is a plus.

 

This company is on the cutting edge of the market and you must be too. You must be able to work well with others in a fast-paced newsroom. This job isn’t for everyone, it’s for the right one. 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, link to demo reel and referral source to: mlewis@kfbb.com, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 3200 Old Havre Hwy, Black Eagle Great Falls, MT 59414. CMM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-31

On-Air Announcer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

STARadio Corp with six radio stations located in Great Falls is looking for a fulltime on-air announcer. The successful candidate will be responsible for programming music, coordinating promotions, and managing on-air promotional activities. Performs work with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSESNTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Live/Talk Tracked Shows
  • Extensive show preparation
  • Local, local, local - upbeat, professional approach
  • Host remote and station events
  • Assist with planning and execution of station promotions
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications can be picked up at STARadio Corp at 1300 Central Avenue West between the hours of 8 am and 5:00 p, Monday through Friday. STARadio Corp is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging members of minority groups and women to apply for this position. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-16

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sales Assistant works under the direction of the General Sales 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source to:

Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.  EOE

OR

jobs@cowlesmontana.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-31

Sales/Traffic Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  Data entry and support role within the sales and traffic departments for KWYB -TV. Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry, sales software maintenance, daily traffic log management and PSA/PI advertising maintenance. Work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.  Work with Sales to coordinate community involvement opportunities.

 

Assist in developing sales packages of programming for both ABC, FOX and SWX television using information provided by the LSM and Station Managers. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

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. 

REQUIREMENTS:

ABC & FOX TV is seeking a Traffic and Sales Assistant to join our team in Butte.  This position will be responsible for trafficking duties for television stations and sales assistant duties.  Computer competent with strong detail orientation and organizational skills are required.  Previous broadcast traffic experience is preferred though not required.  Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by August 31, 2019 to: Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718 or email to Keith.Teske@abcfoxmontana.com .  EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-31

Full Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana SWX is hiring a Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our Broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines. If you enjoy working with playlists and digital file management this is for you.

Position requires computer usage aptitude and attention to detail for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-09-30

Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Multimedia Journalist (Great Falls) - FT
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 (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment, jeff.hite@khq.com               

 

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.       

·         Must be ready for several live hits during the span of 2 hours every morning.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

BA in journalism, communication or another preferred discipline

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think you have the right stuff (details on that below) to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and demo to us asap! Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment, jeff.hite@khq.com               

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-30

Full Time Over Night Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana SWX is hiring a Full Time Overnight Master Control Operator to enhance our Broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines. If you enjoy overnight hours and like working with playlists and digital file management this is for you.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-30

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter (Missoula) - FT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) for our Western Montana regional newscast. This position will be based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. 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. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-30

Reporter MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media is looking for the right person to take our news coverage to the next level. We pride ourselves on having a committed team dedicated to breaking news and enterprising stories viewers want to see!

Job Description:  Shoot, edit, write and report compelling stories for daily newscasts.   

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Non-Linear editing skills and the latest HD cameras. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player.  

This position will be based in our Great Falls location.  It isn’t just telling a compelling story but getting out into the community and finding the best characters to tell help tell it. If that’s you, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. The successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest news to our other online and social media platforms. Community involvement is also important to us.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description:  Shoot, edit, write and report compelling stories for daily newscasts.   

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Non-Linear editing skills and the latest HD cameras. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and online link to samples of your work to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media 3200 Old Havre Hwy Black Eagle, MT 59414.  You can e-mail materials to megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-12-28

Sports Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description: 

ABC FOX Montana is looking for an experienced sports anchor/reporter. You will have the opportunity to cover the teams and games that mean the most in our community as well as be part of our statewide sports team.

 

We are looking for a creative person with a journalism background who is a self-starter that is motivated to tell compelling stories. The Sports position requires someone who can produce, anchor, and report. Experience shooting, writing, and editing are also required. Applicants should have a degree in Broadcast Journalism and two years of applicable experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description: Reporting, producing, anchoring, shooting, writing, and editing sports stories for television broadcast and online.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications. Non-Linear editing skills and the latest HD cameras. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs equipment. Must be a deadline oriented team player.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and an online link to samples of your work to Megan Lewis, News Director, Cowles Montana Media, megan.lewis@cowlesmontana.com. NO PHONE CALLS, please! Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-12-28

Digital Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is looking for a digital content producer to complement our dynamic news coverage. We are looking for a passionate, game-changing, self-starter to join our team. You must be a quick learner and a team player who is flexible, hands-on and capable of handling multiple projects at once. The digital producer is critical to delivering the station’s message across all our digital properties, ensuring that our voice is consistent, and contributing to a superior viewer experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual to manage and maintain the ABC FOX Montana website, mobile app, and social media platforms. This person is a member of the news team and should be able to exercise good journalistic judgment. The position is based in Missoula, Mont.

Duties include: Maintain consistency and look of the ABC FOX Montana website, copyedit and proofread all web content, cut and post video for news stories, post to social media accounts, create and traffic digital advertisements, provide web analytics for sales and management.

The proper candidate must have good communication, organizational skills and be dependable. Candidates will be called upon for special events such as elections, fires, floods and/or other major events including major weather events.

REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate Degree in journalism/communications preferred. Experience with digital media required. Applicant must have strong knowledge of news, social media, web design and content management systems. Strong writing and communication skills, experience with Windows, Mac, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop are required. HTML coding and understanding of CSS a plus. Experience with non-linear editing is desired, but not required. Ability to take direction from multiple managers and prioritize duties as necessary. Self-starter able to work with little direction and solve problems.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume, cover letter, demo-reel link via email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com

Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-30

Station Manager KULR TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Cowles Montana Media has an immediate opening for a Station Manager at its legacy NBC television affiliate in Billings, Montana. KULR 8 is the community leader in serving its viewers for more than 50 years. Power your career by joining this dynamic family owned media company.

JOB SUMMARY

The right applicant must be a believer in transparency and clarity, lead the station by empowering employees to be curious, to create and share with empathy, no fear and boldness.  The right person will inspire uniqueness, work ethic, accountability and excellence

RESPONSIBILITIES:

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Protect the FCC license
Remain accountable for all profit and loss figures
Focus on building sales and forecasting future performance
Understand all platform sales
Delegate responsibilities and tasks
Acute understanding that change is an everyday occurrence
Think big and strategic
Navigate employee behavior as it relates to today’s ever-changing employment rules, regulations and laws   
Understand the importance of journalism
Display energy and passion for broadcasting
Can execute big marketing and promotion plans
Has technical understanding of a TV broadcast facility

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Media sales experience
Prior broadcast management experience
A college degree or equivalent professional work experience
 

HOW TO APPLY:

EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply.

Please email resume, cover letter and references to stationmanager@KULR.com

Attention; Patricia McRae, President, Cowles Montana Media

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-01-31

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@cowlesmontana.com. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-01-11

Full Time Over Night Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana SWX is hiring a Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our Broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines. If you enjoy working with playlists and digital file management this is for you. Hours include weekends and some overnight possibly.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-01-31

Sales Assistant - Full Time - Missoula Market

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Dir. of Sales and Local Sales 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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. 

REQUIREMENTS:

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. 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you love working with Adobe Creative Art programs and Data entry in an office environment 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. 

OR 

jobs@cowlesmontana.com

EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-02-29

Sports Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  Shoot/write/edit sports 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
Ad Copy :

ABC FOX Montana/SWX is hiring a Sports Reporter for our growing statewide and regional newscasts and statewide half-hour sports show. This position will be based in Missoula or Bozeman, Montana. You could live and work in Montana’s top college towns covering exciting sports from the local high school level to the University of Montana Grizzlies and Montana State University Bobcats. The Bozeman sports reporter will contribute to statewide sports coverage/coaches shows. May travel to cover road games from time-to-time with MSU teams.

 

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. 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 an equal opportunity employer.

Pre-employment drug screen is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-02-29

MMJ - Bozeman

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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 will be based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. Bozeman is a quickly growing college town with access to many outdoor 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. 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 an equal opportunity employer.

Pre-employment drug screen is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-02-29

Account Executive-Helena

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through the use of television and digital advertising. Prospect for, close, and service new business, as well as, service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outside direct-sales experience preferred (broadcast sales and/or advertising sales preferred) but not required.  We will train the right individual. Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of advertising industry and/or marketing background desired.  Understanding of web, social media, SMS and other digital advertising mediums.  Skills and aptitude with basic computer programs such as Word, PowerPoint & Excel, as well as ability to learn specialized programs utilized in order input and research. Organizational skills a must! Competitive, aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills; a "team player." Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work flexible hours.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Cowles Montana Media, KHBB-TV ABC and FOX and SWX Helena, seeks a highly motivated, career-oriented Account Executive with direct-sales experience to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will flourish in a competitive and fast paced industry. Must have exceptional relationship-selling skills, creativity, excellent communication skills and outside sales experience. We offer strong pay-for-performance. Prospecting experience and an assertive, confident, independent work style that thrives on closing the sale is a must. Advertising Media Sales experience preferred, but not required. Reliable transportation required.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter to: KHBB - Cowles Montana Media, Attn: Max W. Smith, PO Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403.  EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-03-31

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a Part-Time Camera/Audio Operator for our statewide and regional newscasts. This position will be based in Missoula.

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-03-31

Temporary Full Time Receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description: Temporary Full-time front desk receptionist needed for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts to greet visitors and answer multifunction phone system.   Duties include

  • answer telephones, screen and direct calls
  • take and relay messages in a timely manner.
  • greets visitors as they enter the office
  • sort and distribute the mail
  • assist station manager
  • manage office stock supply

This position is Temporary Full Time as we need extra help during our political season. The windows of employment we have available are: April 13th – May 29th, and September  1st through October 30th.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cowles Montana Media, ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT is looking for a temporary full-time front desk receptionist for Mon-Fri 8a-5p shifts April 13th – May 29th, and September  1st through October 30th, to greet visitors and answer multifunction phone system.   Duties include: 

answer telephones, screen and direct calls
take and relay messages in a timely manner.
greets visitors as they enter the office
sort and distribute the mail
assist station manager
manage office stock supply
Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma. Other requirements include clerical procedures, experience with telephone switchboard operation and good communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications: Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma. Other requirements are clerical procedures, experience with telephone switchboard operation and good communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Be able to sit for long periods of time. Sight and dexterity to do computer input.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume or fill out an application at KTMF ABC/FOX, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801. E-mail resume to jobs@CowlesMontana.com.  EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-04-03

Full Time Over Night Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Coordinate the switching of all audio and video programming and commercials for television station hub operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Qualifications:  Reliable, computer literate, Excel, Word, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input and monitor on-air signals.

REQUIREMENTS:

ABC FOX Montana SWX is hiring a Full Time Master Control Operator to enhance our Broadcast Operations Master Control Center. Candidate must be reliable, motivated, ambitious, hardworking, organized and able to meet daily deadlines. If you enjoy working with playlists and digital file management this is for you. Hours include weekends and some overnight possibly.

Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced broadcast environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments. Experience in broadcast operations a plus but will train the right candidate.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-04-30

Sales Assistant - Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

:  Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Dir. of Sales and Local Sales 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

:  Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Dir. of Sales and Local Sales 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

:  Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Dir. of Sales and Local Sales 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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 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

or

jobs@cowlesmontana.com. 

EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-05-09

Account Executive – ABC & FOX Affiliate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

 

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-07-31

MMJ - Butte

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time Multimedia Journalist 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. He/she must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. This is a great place to learn and grow!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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 an equal opportunity employer.

Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-08-31