Multi-Media Journalist/Reporter

Multi-Media Journalist/Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Ottumwa

Website KYOU

News for You


KYOU is looking to bring on board a MMJ/Reporter who can bring strong story ideas each day. They are responsible for setting up daily stories they will shoot, edit and write. They could also be asked to anchor the KYOU newscast/s. This is a station where you will receive hands-on experience, improve your work and become an important part of the station and community.


About Gray Television:

  • Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.


About KYOU:

  • KYOU-TV is the FOX, NBC, The CW, Circle, and Grit affiliated television station for the area of Southeastern Iowa and Northeastern Missouri. KYOU-TV signed on the air more than 30 years ago. The TV station serves more than 9 counties in Iowa and Missouri with more than 37,000 television households. While the main studio is located in Ottumwa, KYOU-TV also staffs a news bureau in Kirksville, MO. KYOU-TV is dedicated to being a part of our communities and sharing the stories of the people we serve. KYOU-TV is owned by Gray Television.



Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Shoot, write and edit daily news stories for KYOU's weeknight newscasts.
  • Develop sources and contacts in order to come up with unique story ideas.
  • Must be a self-starter who is enamored with the news and wants to succeed.
  • Needs to be able to assist in all areas of news production – MMJ, Producer, Digital, Anchor.


  • A journalism/Broadcasting/Communication degree from a four-year college.
  • A reel of your work in college, which should include examples of your anchoring, stories you wrote, shot and edited, and stand-ups.
  • General knowledge of news cameras, news production systems, non-linear editing systems, and using social media is very helpful. (KYOU uses JVC cameras, ENPS and Edius)
  • "You'll definitely become a well-rounded reporter after working here."
  Additional information:
  • Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
  • Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
  • As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


Interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now" , upload your resume, cover letter and references. KYOU-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company.