Current Available Jobs for KIMT


Multimedia journalist, Rochester, MN

Candidates should be flexible with the desire to cover breaking news and self-starters with a mastery of time management who can work under pressure while meeting station deadlines.

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Calling all Multimedia Journalists!

*THIS* is your opportunity to be a part of one of the most remarkable stories in broadcast journalism today. 

Come live and work in one of the fastest-growing cities in the Midwest and the happiest STATE in the nation! Rochester is known as home of the renowned Mayo Clinic. It’s also nationally-ranked: “America’s Best Green” city, “Secure Places” to live and “Best Places” to live.

Work for Heartland LLC, a company that truly cares about its people. We are part of a company that’s spending real money; recently debuting a second studio complete with a brand new set and boasting some of the best tools and state of the art graphics in the industry. How many times will you get to work for a station that is growing dramatically? We are adding more reporters, producers and anchors as we SUBSTANTIALLY expand our coverage. We go live regularly with our fleet of TVU backpacks. KIMT is more stories from more places.

Plus, you’ll get big market coaching from some of the top Magid consultants in the business.

We are the CBS affiliate for both north Iowa and southern Minnesota. Ours are the ONLY broadcasts covering both states. KIMT News 3 might be a smaller market, but we have a big market mentality—with all the big market toys.

Candidates should be flexible with the desire to cover breaking news and self-starters with a mastery of time management who can work under pressure while meeting station deadlines.

A four-year degree in Broadcast Journalism or Broadcast Communications is required.  Previous experience is preferred.  Candidates must be able to shoot video with Sony EX cameras and have a strong understanding of video and audio recording basics with an eye for good visual composition.

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com  or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

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Commercial producer

KIMT-TV has an immediate opening for a Commercial Producer in our Creative Services Department in Rochester, Minnesota.

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 KIMT-TV has an immediate opening for a Commercial Producer in our Creative Services Department in Rochester, Minnesota.  KIMT’s Commercial Producer will write, shoot and edit video—taking commercials from concept to final product.  Candidates must possess the ability to set and meet deadlines independently, while communicating with sales executives and clients to develop strategies that engage and grow audiences across all station platforms.

 

A four-degree in Communications, Television Production or a related field is required.  Candidates should be proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite and have a genuine interest for visual design and storytelling.  Applicants should also be detail oriented, with strong verbal, written and analytic skills.  Experience in television or radio broadcast/production is preferred. 

 

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com.

 

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a substance abuse test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. 

 

EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability


Producer, Rochester, Minnesota

KIMT-TV is seeking a Producer for our Rochester newsroom who can write and edit stories while paying relentless attention to detail.

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KIMT-TV is seeking a Producer for our Rochester newsroom who can write and edit stories while paying relentless attention to detail.  The qualified candidate must be organized and must possess the ability to meet daily deadlines in a high-energy working environment.  An understanding of positioning great content on air, on our website and on our mobile and social platforms is a must.   

Applicants must have a four-year degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications.  Experience is preferred, but not required.  Candidates must possess strong writing, editing and presentation skills.  The person we are seeking needs to multi-task in an intense, creative and ever-changing environment – while putting accuracy first.  The perfect candidate will be a strong communicator who is willing to take charge while remaining calm under pressure. 

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability


 


Chief Engineer

The successful candidate will be responsible for all studio and transmission technical operations, maintenance, and information systems.

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KIMT-TV has an immediate opening for the position of Chief Engineer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all studio and transmission technical operations, maintenance, and information systems.  As part of the station’s senior management team, this position plays a vital role in station strategic planning, budgeting and day-to-day operations.

This person must be time flexible 24/7, be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate and manage others to accomplish goals.  A minimum of 5 years of experience as an engineering manager with a demonstrated background in a competitive television news environment is preferred.  An in-depth knowledge of microwave systems, transmitter systems, both analog and digital, studio, building, and information systems planning and management with an understanding of FCC rules is essential.

This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Chief or Senior Maintenance Engineer to work into a challenging, but equally rewarding, position as Chief Engineer. 

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a substance abuse test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. 

EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability

 

 

 


Director - Rochester

KIMT-TV is seeking a Director in our Rochester, Minnesota studio to direct our fast-paced, cutting-edge newscasts utilizing the Ross Overdrive automation system.

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KIMT-TV is seeking a Director in our Rochester, Minnesota studio to direct our fast-paced, cutting-edge newscasts utilizing the Ross Overdrive automation system.  This is a rare opportunity to be a part of one of the most remarkable stories in broadcast journalism today.  How many times in a career do you get to work for a station that is growing dramatically and expanding its coverage by providing viewers more stories from more places?  Rochester is home to the renowned Mayo Clinic and is ranked as one of the most secure place and best to place to live nationally.

Candidates must have a two-year technical or four-year college degree in Communications or TV Production and must be flexible and able to communicate effectively and professionally with news staff in a high-energy environment.  Previous experience with Ross Overdrive is a plus.

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. 

 

EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability


Multimedia journalist, Mason City, Iowa

KIMT is seeking a motivated Multimedia journalist who is passionate about shooting, writing and editing compelling content for multiple platforms to join our Mason City, Iowa newsroom.

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KIMT is seeking a motivated Multimedia journalist who is passionate about shooting, writing and editing compelling content for multiple platforms to join our Mason City, Iowa newsroom.  Come join a team of experienced journalists who excel in enterprise storytelling.  This reporter must be flexible with the desire to cover breaking news.  Candidates should be self-starters with a mastery of time management who can work under pressure while meeting station deadlines.

A four-year degree in Broadcast Journalism or Broadcast Communications is required.  Previous experience is preferred.  Candidates must be able to shoot video with Sony EX cameras and must also be able to edit non-linearly and have a strong understanding of video and audio recording basics with an eye for good visual composition.

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send cover letter and resume to:  hr@kimt.com.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a driver’s license and a clean driving record.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability


News Content Manager

Are you a people person capable of remaining calm in the storm? Are you naturally curious? Passionate about people?

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Competitive, relentlessly persistent and a fanatic about details.

Are you a people person capable of remaining calm in the storm? Are you naturally curious? Passionate about people?

KIMT News 3 (CBS) is seeking a News Content Manager to efficiently and effectively oversee a content-driven and community-focused newsroom in our Rochester, MN station. The qualified individual will be passionate about the issues and stories important to the communities KIMT serves. This person must be a fanatic about details. Join a growing team focused on finding the stories that matter.

Be part of something bigger. KIMT News 3 is the only station in the market with additional studios in Mason City, IA and Albert Lea, MN.

Candidates must have a four-year degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field.  Preferred skills include a background in television news producing and television reporting, with an emphasis on solid writing skills, editing skills and the ability to work, while under deadline, with a large staff and the public that we serve as an effective communicator.  The person for this job must be relentlessly consistent, persistent and 100% dedicated to the KIMT brand.

We are a community-focused, competitive and strategic small-market team with a big-market game plan.  Join a team with a vision for success.

To apply, please visit www.kimt.com or send resume and cover letter to:  hr@kimt.com.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and a background screening.  Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. 

 

EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability