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Radio News & Sports, Mount Pleasant, IA

Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:51 am
by Jon Chelesnik
KILJ Radio in Mount Pleasant, IA has a full-time opening for a news and sports pro.

KILJ is an independently owned, locally focused radio station serving southeast Iowa. With both an AM and FM station, we have been providing news, sports, weather and community information since 1970.

Learn more about us at

Position again is full time; including nights, weekends and some holidays required. We are willing to train the right candidate.


* Weekend anchor. Saturday and Sunday, hire will work the morning shifts to gather and report news, sports and events of the day. They will also cover weekend events and handle any technical issues or weather related or community announcements that need to be aired.
* Sports assistant to cover local high school and college sporting events as directed by Sports Director. Must include ability to conduct sports related interviews and writing. Additional play-by-play opportunities available for the right candidate.
* News assistant to cover local events, conduct interviews and gather and report on local happenings as directed to by News Director.
* Radio Reminders Director. List all events on daily reminders on station website.
* Help manage our social media content. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
* Engineer sports broadcasts and sales remotes.
* Cover shifts for coworkers for on-air shifts as needed. Some shifts to include the morning board.
* Help with commercial/production work. This includes writing and editing production spots. Experience with Adobe Audition is a plus.
* Learn the station’s software and technology and help troubleshoot issues.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send demo and resume to:

Anna Greiner

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Re: Radio News & Sports, Mount Pleasant, IA

Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:29 am
by Jon Chelesnik
STAA members have already had their demos and resumes sent to this employer. You have an edge in the job market when someone is going to bat for you. If that would be helpful to you, You should click here now to join STAA or call 949-648-7822.