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.
Resumes and references may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of the Human Resources Dept. Interested parties can also submit by mail:
2250 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
Current Job Openings:
Reporter equally good on the street and on the anchor desk.
College graduate with a degree in broadcast journalism or related field.
A minimum of 5 years experience in television news.
A valid drivers license and good driving record are required.
Candidate must be proficient in ALL forms of news gathering and interact on Twitter and Facebook.
This serious journalist develops sources and breaks stories. We are looking for someone who knows the importance of producing for multiple platforms: over the air, online, mobile. Shooting and editing are a must.
Exciting Engineering opportunity with the top station in the St. Louis market! The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast paced news environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. The candidate must interact positively with technical and non-technical staff both independently and as a team member. Strong communication skills are a key component of this role. Direct/TD any assigned newscasts, live segments and/or live-to-tape segments. Work with producers to build new show elements both conceptually and technically and must be able to quickly troubleshoot technical issues. Master Control, Audio, Final Cut Pro, Signal Acquisition, ENG microwave communication and SNG knowledge preferred.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Must have at least 2-4 years TD experience with live news or talk shows. Understanding of live newscast production. Strong people skills, team player. Must be able to work various hours and shifts. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
Also must have the ability to:
Control heavier than normal, full sized television remote live van, which requires much greater braking distance than normal;
raise a fifty-foot, telescoping mast, and be able to avoid obstructions at that height, such as power lines, especially at night;
lift, run, and carry heavy cable reels, television monitors, camera tripods and other equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. for live shots;
climb 10 to 15 foot ladders, set up shots on rooftops;
bend, reach, and kneel to retrieve, place and store equipment in assigned places in ENG trucks;
vision corrected to 20/20 with no impairments. Sight is very important for driving an ENG van. Much driving is required, must have excellent depth perception;
move swiftly at breaking news locations;
climb several flights of stairs carrying heavy equipment;
use both hands, have ability to balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach/work overhead to place and connect cables in buildings and on remote sites, and to transport and set up remote equipment;
work outside and on the roof of an ENG truck in all types of weather;
work and operate under pressure in a fast paced news environment.
Operate Rademec automated cameras and chyron or VizRT graphics and Final Cut Pro editing
Operate Ross OverDrive automation or equivalent system
Operate Newsroom Automation Systems such as ENPS, iNews and Opus
Operate Master Control and Master Control Automation systems
Operate production audio mixer for live news, talk shows and pre-production
Operate and control a heavy full-sized television remote live van which requires much greater braking distance than normal
Contact: For consideration please apply to http://www.tribunemediacareers.com
Reporter – MMJ
KTVI/KPLR News seeks a high energy news reporter who has contacts, hard news story ideas, and a desire to hit the streets every day for General Assignment Reports.
Is ‘Breaking News’ your fix? Do you love to write stories, go LIVE, meet people, and dig up information?
If you said YES to all of the above! We want you to join our outstanding news operation.
We want a team player who can think for themselves, do creative live shots while engaging us and our viewers to help us hold our market position of ‘live, local and late breaking.’
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of reporting experience and a Bachelor Degree
Reporter should have some technical knowledge to be able to work with multiple computer programs
Reporter should have strong awareness and background in Social Media
Reporter must do their homework and know current events in St. Louis
GA Reporter: strong writing skills, solid news judgment, accuracy and spelling critical
Reporter will execute daily assignments while interfacing with Assignment Desk, News Managers, Producers and Anchors
Reporter must be a strong communicator who keeps producers and desk briefed on story developments
including live locations
Reporter must have knowledge of social media platforms and must feed our website with content on their story as well as any corresponding pictures, video, and web extras
Sales – Account Executive
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 is commission 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
A Bachelors degree and two years experience in outside sales
Interested parties can apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562. Filter the Job Search by Location, US-MO-St. Louis, to view all open positions at KTVI KPLR. Please indicate where you first learned of the position and include a resume, cover letter and references. No phone calls, please.
With supervision and direction from the IT Manager, the IT Technical Technician position is primarily responsible for day-to-day user and systems support for all aspects of station operations. This includes providing email, phone, remote, and face-to-face support to station and corporate staff, vendors, and guests. You will be expected to provide hardware and software support for all departments on multiple computing and network platforms using a wide variety of business and broadcasting software. This position is on-call 24 x 7 (may have to work outside regular business hours for remote support/system problems/upgrades).
- At least 3 years prior experience in providing on-site IT desktop and network support preferably in a broadcasting environment.
- Support experience with the following IT systems:
- Windows XP, 7, 8, and 10
- Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2012
- Mac OS 10
- Linux/Unix experience preferred
- Active Directory user and computer account administration
- Microsoft Exchange account maintenance
- Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, Office 365
- Android and iOS cellular phone configuration and troubleshooting
- IP networking (general hardware and network interface configuration)
- WiFi networking
- FTP, SMB, Telnet/SSH
- Java and browser plug-ins
- Web streaming configuration and troubleshooting
- Avaya phone system support experience preferred
- Remote support tools like VNC and Windows Remote Desktop
- Conferencing support tools like GoToMeeting and WebEx
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Exceptional patience and perseverance skills
- Highly capable of thinking on the fly and making decisions quickly
- Ability to work independently and productively without constant supervision
- Experience with prioritizing competing support requests
- Broadband home Internet connection (for remote troubleshooting)
- Ability to lift and carry equipment
- College degree or degree-related work preferred
- Valid state-issued driver’s license
Candidates interested in the KTVI position may apply here.