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ABC FOX Montana Employment

ABC FOX Montana SWX - Missoula

Date Submitted:                                                8/8/2019

Department:                                          Broadcast Master Control / Engineering

Position:                                               Full Time Master Control Operator

Date Available:                                     Until Filled

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

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.

Ad Copy:  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.

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.

 

KWYB - Butte

Date Submitted:                                August 5, 2019

Department:                                      Traffic/Sales

Position:                                             Traffic & Sales Assistant

                                                            Butte / Bozeman

Date Available:                                  Immediately  

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.

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. 

Application Deadline:   August 12, 2019

Ad Copy :  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, by August 12, 2019 to: Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718 or email to Keith.Teske@abcfoxmontana.com .  EOE

KTMF - Missoula

Position:                                             Sales Assistant - Full Time - Missoula Market

Date Available:                                  Immediately  

Date Submitted:                                July 22, 2019

Job Description:  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.

 

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.


 

Account Executive – ABC & FOX Affiliate Missoula

Date Submitted:                          June 28th, 2019   

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. 

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.

Application Deadline:  Until filled.

Ad Copy:  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.

Camera Operator/ Audio Operator

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

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

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

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. 

Ad Copy: Camera/Audio Operator to join our ABC FOX Montana team in Missoula. Position requires technical experience for a fast-paced news environment. The proper candidate will also have good communication and organizational skills. Position will work weeknights as part of our production team for our 5 nightly news broadcasts. Past experience in broadcast and production operations a plus but will train the right candidate.  Send resume or apply in person by June 3rd 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.

 


 

Weather Anchor/Meteorologist 

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. 

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.

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.

 


 

KWYB - Bozeman/Butte

Assistant News Director/Anchor - Bozeman

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 News Director. This newsroom leader should be a creative thinker. 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, 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.

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

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.

 


  

Part time Sales Assistant - Bozeman

ABC & FOX TV is seeking a Sales Assistant to join our team in Bozeman. This position will be responsible for sales assistant duties. Computer competency with strong detail orientation and organizational skills are required. Data entry and support role within the sales department. Previous sales department experience is preferred though not required. Position is part-time M-F/8-5pm – up to 28 hours a week. 

Send resume and cover letter, noting desired position and referral source, by June 7, 2019 : Human Resources, ABC FOX Montana, 2619 West College, Bozeman, MT 59718 or email to tonya.palazzi@abcfoxmontana.com

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Duties will include but not be limited to, order entry and sales software maintenance.
  • Candidate will work with account executives to ensure receipt and accuracy of necessary information.
  • Assist in developing sales packages and proposals of programming for both ABC and FOX television using information provided by the LSM and Station Managers.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess multitasking skills, organizational skills, familiarity with computer systems, attention to detail, the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and be a team player.
  • Sales department experience is preferred but not required.
  • Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input.  Ability to sit for long hours at a computer screen. Ability to lift some computer equipment (up to 30 pounds), distribute supplies throughout the sales office.

Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

 


 

KFBB/KHBB - Great Falls/Helena

 

News Anchor/Producer - Great Falls

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. 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A college degree in journalism or related field is required.  
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.   
  • College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field
  • Valid driver's license
  • Clean driving record
  • ENPS or similar newsroom computer experience preferred
  • Good attitude and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to work solo and independently.
  • Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs of equipment.

 

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 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.

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.

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


 

Camera Operator - PART TIME - Multiple Positions

Job Description: Operation of studio camera and audio board for evening/late newscasts. 

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

Physical Requirements: Sight, hearing and dexterity to focus & frame studio cameras, do computer input, and monitor audio/video of on-air newscast.  Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.    

Application Deadline: Until Filled

KFBB is currently accepting applications for part-time news studio camera/audio operators 15-29 hours a week. Prior experience is not required, will train the right candidate. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and available on nights and weekends. Please fill out an application at KFBB-TV 3200 Old Havre Hwy, Black Eagle, MT 59414. EOE

 

 

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