New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager at Nexstar’s two stations in South Dakota, and an account executive for Hearst’s station in Iowa.
KELO, Nexstar’s CBS-MyNetworkTV affiliate in Sioux Falls, S.D. (DMA 113), and KCLO, Nexstar’s CBS-CW affiliate in Rapid City, S.D. (DMA 169), need an experienced, driven broadcast professional to serve as vice president-general manager for these two media properties. KELO, known as KELOLAND for decades, has a rich history and was South Dakota’s first television station. The station dominates as the leading media brand in the region and is one of the highest-rated CBS affiliates in the country, serving portions of South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Livability.com ranked Sioux Falls in the top 10 best places to live in small to mid-size cities and is one of the best places to live in South Dakota. Living in Sioux Falls offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Sioux Falls and the public schools in Sioux Falls are highly rated.
Imagine a city where green space comes as a matter of policy. That’s how much Sioux Falls values its playtime for families. In fact, over the last decade the city added more than 120 acres of parkland. Usually the space comes with playground equipment, as well. Tally them up and families have more than 80 parks to explore. The median existing home price within the city is about $180,000 and the average monthly rent for a two bedroom apartment is just over $700.
KCCI, the market-leading Hearst CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 68), is seeking an experienced account executive. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further.
You will work in one of America’s top cities for business climate and quality of life.
KCCI is one of the top CBS affiliates in the nation and Iowa’s News Leader across all platforms. The stations says it will “provide you every tool you need to deliver results-oriented, multi-platform marketing solutions.” Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Des Moines is listed as the ninth best place to live according to U.S. News and World Report, which listed Des Moines as one of the top five most affordable and best cities to live in and Livability.com calls Des Moines a millennial hotspot. Elegant Colonial and Tudor-style homes built in the early 1900s hide in quiet neighborhoods minutes from buzzy downtown, where lofts and condos draw the millennial crowd.
Many families with kids flock to the suburbs where new housing developments continually pop up. And there’s plenty to do and see in Des Moines. Cultural events and festivals draw all ages to the downtown area. One-of-a-kind shops, locally owned restaurants and hip bars enliven entertainment districts.
Plus, an abundance of bike trails and parks (and even a few lakes) provide opportunities for outdoor recreation. The median price for a house in Des Moines is about $170,000 and average rent is about $800 a month.