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KOAM TV has an immediate opening for a full-time IT/Engineering Support Technician. Responsibilities include assisting with end user IT support, broadcast systems support and general plant maintenance. Previous experience in a technical support role is required. Apply online at KoamNewsNow.com/jobs. KOAM TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

J365 Multi-Media Journalist

Morgan Murphy Media is looking for recent journalism school graduates for Multi-Media Journalist openings in our newly developed J365 program. This is an intensive developmental program designed to provide the essential learning blocks for a successful career in journalism. Winning candidates will follow a monthly curriculum of training modules geared towards reporting and individual career development. This is a first job experience, unlike found in other newsrooms. On top of top-notch training, participants will receive student loan payback bonuses, fast-tracked mobility within MMM, and the comfort and safety of working for a family company.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Storytelling basics and advanced techniques
  • Fundamentals of writing, shooting, editing, and lighting
  • Understanding your audience
  • How to differentiate between story plans vs. story pitches
  • How to work the different dayparts, including AM, dayside, and nightside
  • Story plans vs. story pitches
  • Mentorship from across MMM
  • Personal development such as goal setting, conflict resolution, and strengths assessment

Where You’ll Work:

You’ll be part of KOAM TV, a CBS affiliate station in Joplin, MO/Pittsburg, KS, DMA #152. Breaking news, investigative reporting, accurate forecasts, and dedication to local sports ensure KOAM’s coverage not only wins in ratings and awards but makes us part of families’ lives. A trusted partner within the Four State Area (where Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma touch), KOAM is a vital resource for the community it serves.

What You’ll Earn:

  • A competitive annual salary including full benefits Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life, and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off (vacation, sick, personal, holidays)
  • Student loan payback bonuses up to $15,750 over three (3) years.

We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, culture, and community. Joining this program will not only help you implement the skills learned in college and internship programs, but it will also prepare you for the future stages of your career now.

Weekend Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist

KOAM TV is looking for a WEEKEND ANCHOR and MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST to join our team.  We’re looking for journalists with a passion for telling stories and the ability to deliver compelling content on-air and online. Candidates should have experience shooting/editing video, and writing along with newsroom, reporting and anchoring experience.  KOAM TV is a dominate #1 station in the Pittsburg, Kansas/Joplin, Missouri market.  KOAM TV is part of the Morgan Murphy Media group, a family-owned company committed to quality journalism. Interested applicants should apply online at KoamNewsNow.com/jobs and include link to work samples. 

KOAM TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Director/Technical Director

KOAM TV is in search of a Director/Technical Director to join our award-winning staff. Candidates must have previous broadcast television experience and the ability to lead a technical crew. Experience with broadcast video and audio equipment is required. Experience with graphics and Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Apply online at KoamNewsNow.com/jobs.

Digital Marketing Associate

KOAM TV has an immediate opening for a Digital Marketing Associate. This individual will work with the marketing team to fulfill sales strategies, provide sales support, implement client campaigns, and be actively involved with all our digital channels for KOAM News Now. This person will also have the opportunity to make digital sales calls and work directly with businesses to implement their marketing campaigns. Experience with sales or digital platforms is preferred, but we will train the right individual. Apply online at KoamNewsNow.com/jobs. KOAM TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Part-Time Sports Videographer

KOAM TV has an opening for a PART-TIME SPORTS VIDEOGRAPHER.  This is your chance to join the market’s #1 news team. The top candidate will be willing to learn, have a positive outlook, and a passion for sports. Videography, editing and computer equipment experience is preferred but not required. Must be available on weekends. Applicants should have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.  Apply online at KoamNewsNow.com/jobs and include link to demo reel. KOAM TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KOAM TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EEO Notification
KOAM-TV is looking for organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job applicants or have job applicants to refer.

If your organization would like to receive notification of job vacancies at our station, please notify the EEO Coordinator at KOAM-TV, P.O. Box 659, Pittsburg KS 66762 or call 417-624-0233 or 620-231-0400. You may also email to eeo@koamtv.com.

KOAM EEO Public File Report 2021-2022