This is a current listing of available job opportunities with KTVI-TV / KPLR-TV. Resumes are accepted by mail, e-mail, or in person at our front desk during normal business hours weekdays from 9am to 5pm.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those individuals who have been selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities, and would like to receive job vacancy notifications from FOX 2 / KPLR 11, please notify Human Resources by mail or e-mail to make your request. KTVI-TV and KPLR-TV are Equal Opportunity Employers M/F/D/V.

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Contact Information:

Resumes and references may be sent to stljobs@tvstl.com to the attention of the Human Resources Dept. Interested parties can also submit by mail:

KTVI/KPLR
2250 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
E-mail: stljobs@tvstl.com

Current Job Openings:


Multimedia Producer

KTVI-KPLR in St. Louis, Mo. has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Producer. We are looking for a creative, visionary producer who knows how to craft a great rundown but isn’t married to it. The winning candidate is enthusiastic and willing to make last minute changes. Equally important is how this producer performs in the booth. We are looking for someone who makes decisions quickly and calmly.

We are also looking for someone who can maximize all of our live pictures, whether they be from our helicopter, fixed cameras, live remotes or news feeds from around the country & world.

In addition to the standard duties of producers in the industry (write, gather information, select stories, decide order and treatment of stories ), the producers of the KTVI-KPLR News Team are responsible for developing an overall style and identity for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the stations brand, “ Live, Local, and Late Breaking “

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field and 5+ years of relevant work experience. KTVI/KPLR TV and Tribune Broadcasting are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and link to past production work to Tribune Broadcasting here. KTVI / KPLR and Tribune Broadcasting are Equal Opportunity Employers.


Traffic Coordinator


ROLE: KTVI/KPLR has an immediate opening for a Traffic Coordinator. Candidate will be responsible for working with the local sales teams to obtain commercials and material instructions from their clients, uploading commercials into the system and ensure that commercials are in and ready to air, maintain and purge materials in the database, and backup other duties in the Traffic Department as necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate to the local account executives what commercials and material instructions are needed
  • Contact agencies or other outside sources as necessary to obtain commercials and traffic instructions
  • Input material instructions and assign house numbers in the traffic system
  • Upload commercials into the database
  • Communicate with the Engineering Department to verify that commercials are in the system correctly
  • Produce daily lists of all new incoming commercials
  • Purge expired spots from the database
  • Act as backup for national sales materials as necessary.
  • Assist with other traffic functions as necessary

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Broadcast Television traffic experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail a must for this position
  • Wide Orbit Traffic System experience preferred
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a link to show previous work to this position posting  here. KTVI/KPLR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Account Executive

Purpose/reason for this Position:

KPLR 11 has an immediate opening for a new business developmental Account Executive. Candidate will be responsible for developing new business for KPLR and KPLR11.com.  In addition, candidate will provide outstanding customer service and form new relationships with clients.  Candidate must possess self-motivation skills along with a proven track record of success.  Must be able to work under pressure, be extremely organized and maintain a team spirit.  Cold calling and prospecting is required, as this iscommission based compensation.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with TV Scan, Scarborough and Broadcasting Traffic System
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office ( Excel, Word, Powerpoint )
  • Creativity, strong written / oral communication skills are required
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

Education / Experience Requirements:

Bachelors Degree and two years experience in outside sales.

Interested parties please mention where you first heard about this position when you apply ,visit our job hotline at 314-213-7414 and submit resume and references via email at stljobs@tvstl.com [Sales 0314] in subject field] or by mail to KTVI / KPLR, Attn: Sales 0314, 2250 Ball Dr, St Louis, Mo 63146

KTVI / KPLR is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Creative Services Manager

ROLE: Cultivate brand messages, for both stations, across all media. Originate and execute creative excellence under tight deadlines. Develop strategies that produce measurable results. Manage and coordinate promotion department daily functions, based on established goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee staff of producers/editors/graphic artists regarding on-air promotion planning, production, and delivery of deadlines.
  • Possess strong leadership skills with ability to communicate procedural/workflow changes to staff. Work with VP/News Director and news producers sharply focusing on station news brands.
  • Prioritize and implement marketing plans, allowing ample time for script and cut approvals.
  • Properly manage overall workflow.
  • Determine inventory scheduling strategy.
  • Oversee quality control of all final spots, maintaining integrity of on-air brands.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years in broadcast promotion/marketing and/or related experience managing a creative team.
  • Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7 (and FCP 10 in the future.)
  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Supervise and train staff with strong organizational skills
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving history required

STAFF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Directly manage 3 producers, 4 editor/photographers, and indirectly supervise 4 graphic artists.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a link to show previous work to this position posting here. Tribune Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



News Photographer

ROLE: Skilled, quick, talented photographer who has the ability to shoot, edit live and in studio shots and run an E.N.G. truck. This candidate must also be familiar with new technology that enables news organizations to shoot and transmit live pictures without microwave or satellite.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Photograph and edit news stories, special events and live shots
  • Operate ENG cameras and editing equipment
  • Operate ENG microwave live van, setting up live shots
  • Operate Station owed vehicles
  • Understand the use of lighting, photographic, audio and editing techniques as required in news production

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Journalism/Broadcasting
  • Five years television news experience
  • Understand use of lighting, photographic, audio and editing techniques
  • Expert at editing Final Cut Pro and Sony EX3
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving history required

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a link to show previous work to this position posting here. Tribune Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


News Promotion Producer

ROLE: Passionate understanding local TV news and how to attract audiences with compelling promos.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, produce, and at times edit effective daily news topical and brand image promos.
  • Drive daily news promo messaging Collaborate with Creative Services Manager and News Producers.
  • Coordinate with market-leading talent on a daily basis.
  • Aggressive marketing advocate in newsroom environment.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Thrive in a competitive news environment.
  • Two-four years of TV news promotion and open to flexible work schedule.
  • Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7 (and FCP 10 in the future.)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving History required

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a link to show previous work to this position posting here. Tribune Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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