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KYOU, an American Spirit Media LLC station, is committed to a broad applicant recruiting outreach program in our continuing efforts to represent our diverse community. As part of this effort, we encourage qualified community organizations to become part of our full-time job opportunity notification mailing list. If your organization is interested in becoming part of this list, and you distribute job information or can provide referrals as part of your regular activity, we would like to hear from you. We would then notify you of each full-time opening and ask you to refer individuals to us for consideration.

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Current Opportunities

Posted 12/28/2017

Account Executive

KYOU-TV is seeking a Full Time- Advertising Sales Executive to join our team. We are looking for an individual that can communicate and build strong relationships with our advertising clients. The ideal candidate will need to be able to thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere and market television and digital sales opportunities. Candidates should also have strong computer skills with the ability to work in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.

Are you a self-motivated, organized and resourceful? Then a career in TV sales could be for you. Drug Screen required.

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to the following email address: or mail to KYOU-TV, 820 West Second Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501. Applications are available at KYOUTV.COM.

KYOU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

Posted on 12/28/2017


KYOU – TV Ottumwa/Kirksville, has an immediate opening for a person who can help with all aspects of the newscast. Candidate will report daily and may be asked to produce and/or co-anchor our nightly newscast and use her or his talents to enterprise and report local stories. The successful candidate will be a strong journalist, great communicator and solid story teller. Additionally, the person will be a positive leader both inside and outside the station. Candidate will fully embrace the digital space and be a champion for social media. Ideal candidate will have a Journalism or related degree and must pass a drug screen and possess a good driving record.

Please send Cover Letter, Resume and if you have it, an online link to examples of your work, to the following email address: or mail to KYOU-TV, 820 West Second Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501. Applications are available at KYOU TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.


Posted on 12/15/2017

Creative Services Commercial Producer

KYOU-TV Fox 15 is seeking a Full Time- Creative Services Commercial Producer. This position requires the ideal candidate to be a self-starter with hands on knowledge and experience in all aspects of commercial production. Non-linear editing experience, shooting in studio and in the field, strong writing skills and knowledge of proper lighting techniques are a must. This person will be expected to be a team player and will work closely with sales and clients to conceptualize, write, shoot and edit commercials.

Candidate must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test.  A college degree or equivalent is preferred.

Required qualifications:

• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Experience in developing compelling content for broadcast and digital consumption
• Proficiency in editing software, including Adobe Premiere
• Working knowledge of other Adobe Creative Suite Software (after Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
• Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time (2-8 hours) during production shoots/events in both indoor and outdoor environments.

An ideal candidate would also possess the following qualifications:

• Prior experience working in a broadcast television or agency production department
• Prior experience working directly with clients
• Experience in videography & cinematography
• Experience in video motion graphic design
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Software.

Qualified candidates please send Cover Letter and Resume along with a link to your most recent work to the following email address: or mail to KYOU-TV, 820 West Second Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501. Applications are available at KYOUTV.COM.  KYOU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  M/F/D/V