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04/19/2022

News/Sports Director

Jomast Corporation - KBOE-FM & KMZN-AM/FM/FM

Company Jomast Corporation - KBOE-FM & KMZN-AM/FM/FM
Position News/Sports Director
Jobdescription KBOE/KMZN RADIO

Position: News/Sports Director

Job Summary:

We are searching for a dynamic and forward-thinking News/Sports Director to lead our local news and sports operations at KBOE/KMZN Radio in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The successful candidate will appreciate the importance of timely, accurate and detailed news and sports coverage to our listeners and communities. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated journalist to have a deep impact over an expansive area.

To be considered, candidates must:

• Have a degree in journalism, communications or similar course of study or, in the alternative, have a minimum of two years news broadcasting experience.

• Successful candidate must possess a passion for gathering, writing and delivering the news and have the ability to respond quickly to pressured situations as he or she will be required to respond immediately to breaking news and deliver timely, quality content to a variety of platforms, including live streaming video.

• Strong aptitude for play-by-play announcing of high school football, basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball is a must, knowledge of wrestling a plus. A high-energy approach and delivery is crucial.

• Integrity and sound judgment are crucial. We expect our News and Sports Departments to provide the fastest, most accurate coverage in South East Iowa.

• News/Sports Director will anchor daily news casts.

• Successful candidate must have a compelling on-air presence and personality as well as the ability to plan strategically for the Department.

• Experience operating in a small community is a plus, as is a background in agriculture and local government.

Apply Interested candidates should forward a resume to rwatts@kboeradio.com

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