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Des Moines, IA
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KCCI-TV, the Hearst Television station in Des Moines, Iowa, is looking for a strong, high-energy Reporter with excellent visual story-telling skills.  We're looking for a Reporter who has the ability to generate story ideas and do compelling live shots.  We value enterprise reporting that can lead newscasts.  Come see why Iowa's News Leader is an excellent next step in your career, working in a growing city with a sound economy.  Des Moines is at the top of many lists as a great place for young professionals and is home to the Iowa caucuses, which starts the presidential selection process every four years. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Come to work each day with enterprise ideas.
  • Be able to write well, and write to video well.
  • Have an energetic and professional delivery on air - with the ability to produce engaging, active live shots.
  • Be comfortable with social media and engage with our audience.
  • Develop a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow us to break significant stories.
  • Have unwavering ethical standards.

Required Skills

  • Strong on-air skills
  • A valid driver's license and a clear driving record.
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • A demo reel that is indicative of your daily work.


  •  Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field preferred.

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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