New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for anchor/reporters at both a Nexstar station in Iowa and a Gray station in Virginia, as well as a multimedia journalist/reporter for a Morgan Murphy Media station in Wisconsin.
KCAU, Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in Sioux City, Iowa (DMA 148), is looking for a dynamic journalist to co-anchor its evening newscasts. That person will work alongside the station’s veteran male anchor and help mentor young reporters in the art of focused and ethical storytelling. Franchise reporting is also part of the job. Applicants should have a minimum two-years of anchoring experience and four-years of industry experience.
Are you an experienced anchor, ready for prime time? Are you a newsroom leader, eager to share your experience with others? If so, KCAU 9 News, in the heart of the Midwest, may be the place for you. KCAU is a great place to work. Sioux City is a great place to live. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Sioux City sits on the Missouri River, directly across from Nebraska, and is about 200 miles west of Des Moines. Many families put down deep roots in Sioux City and its surrounding towns, each with their own downtowns, annual events, and charm. The top-notch quality of life includes one of the lowest costs of living and crime rates in the nation, and by offering a wide variety of activities and venues for families.
From hiking to boating, the area has all your outdoor recreational needs for the adventure enthusiasts. The summertime sunshine brings great opportunity for camping, outdoor concerts, and much, much more.
Speaking of concerts, the area is home to many visiting musicians, bands, and artists. There are several venues that offer both large-scale and intimate settings.
The median home price is about $110,000 and monthly rent averages $725.
WWBT, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Richmond, Va. (DMA 54), Richmond’s No. 1 news organization, is looking for a seasoned anchor/reporter to join its news team. The successful candidate must have a dynamic personality and strong presence on air and on all of social platforms. Must be a great communicator and work well with others and under pressure.
The leading candidate must excel at breaking news and live interviews and have the ability to provide critical context when relevant. Strong reporting, good writing and great storytelling are also requirements for this job. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Richmond sits on the James River, about 100 miles west of Virginia Beach and the Chesapeake Bay, and just 70 miles east of Charlottesville. U. S. News & World Report says Richmond is the only region in America with whitewater rapids running through its downtown district. Downtown Richmond is anchored by Virginia Commonwealth University, which draws a large crowd of younger part-time residents.
World-class museums, a vibrant food scene and a wide array of entertainment options from concerts and theater performances to family-friendly festivals can be found in Richmond. The Richmond metro area offers more than 100 local parks and plenty of recreational activities.
The city is a major financial center and is also the seat of Virginia’s state government. With a wide range of housing options, the Richmond metro area appeals to a varied demographic, from young families to retirees. The median home price is $225,000 and monthly rent averages $1,100.
WISC, Morgan Murphy’s CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis. (DMA 81), Southern Wisconsin’s leading station and digital source for news, is looking for the next great storyteller to join the team. WISC is looking for someone passionate about news who can find the most unique, relevant and meaningful stories to share with its viewers.
Creativity, flexibility, and an interest in digital and social media is a must, as is turning enterprise stories on a daily basis, including developing ideas, shooting, writing and editing. The ideal candidate will be both skilled at working with a photographer and as an MMJ depending on the assignment. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Madison, Wisconsin’s state capital, straddles Lake Mendota, and is about 80 west of Milwaukee. Against a backdrop of high-tech businesses and acclaimed academic institutions, Madison exudes the casual, down-to-earth feel you’d expect in the capital of America’s Dairyland, according to U. S. News & World Report, which declared the city as the 12th Best Places to Live.
On a given night, Madisonians can dine on food prepared by award-winning chefs and take in performances by national and international musicians and actors. The next morning, Madisonians can buy produce, meats and baked goods at the Dane County Farmers Market, often grabbing breakfast and coffee there, or at hot spots like Marigold Kitchen and Michelangelo’s Coffee House.
A hotbed of the health care, information technology and manufacturing industries, Madison has steadily welcomed new residents over the past decade and is growing to accommodate and entertain these transplants. Developers are quickly erecting mixed-use luxury housing with ground floors occupied by trendy restaurants and coffee shops. Options for fine dining, microbrews and craft cocktails in Madison are constantly expanding.
As in New York City, it is somewhat rare to encounter a native Madisonian. Some who have relocated attended UW-Madison and never left. Others relocated to Madison for work. Nevertheless, the small-town vibe of Madison shines through. Madisonians who live near the city center often prefer to walk and bike when possible, which is easy in the region’s pedestrian- and cycle-friendly downtown. Those who live outside the city proper usually commute by car.
Home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison is among the most educated metro areas in the country. More than 95 percent of residents older than 25 have graduated from high school. The meidian cost of a home is $250,000 while monthly apartment rent is about $960.