KSMQ Partners

KSMQ public inspection files

KSMQ's Public Inspection File is located and can be viewed on the FCC website. Public File documents are also available below. From time to time we will update this page with the latest information about our operations.
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The forms are available in Adobe® Acrobat PDF format.

KSMQ 2022 Board of Directors Meeting Dates

(All dates fall on Thursday.)


January 13, 2022
March 10, 2022
May 12, 2022
July 14, 2022
September 8, 2022
November 10, 2022

Get involved with your public television station. The public is welcome to attend KSMQ board meetings.

All meetings begin at 4:30pm, via Zoom until further notice.

Call 507-481-2095 or 800-658-2539 to get virtual access.

KSMQ Public Television Studio
2000 8th Ave. NW
Austin, MN 55912


Regional Advisory Committee

The KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee provides feedback and general advice to the station as it relates to overall service to the region. By reviewing potential programs and station initiatives, the committee serves as a connection between the station and the communities it serves.

If you are interested in serving on the KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee, call the station at 507-481-2097, toll free at 800-658-2539, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Jacob Zimmerli
Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, MN

Vice Chairwoman
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Gail Dennison
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota
Austin, MN

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Brigitte Bednar
Family Promise
Rochester, MN

Committee Members
Chad Christenson
Sr. Information Security Analyst, Mayo Clinic-Austin
Austin, MN
James Corbly
Austin, MN
Mary Mundy
Wabasha, MN
The Executive Committee of KSMQ Public Television

Ted Hinchcliffe

Edward "Ted" Hinchcliffe, Ph.D.

I.J. Holton Professor, Hormel Institute -  University of Minnesota


Pat Schwab

Patrick Schwab

Vice President 
Hormel Foods Corp.


Laura Beasley

Laura Beasley

Dean of Nursing, Health, and Wellness Riverland Community College
Albert Lea

Diane Petrick

Diane Petrik

Clifton Larson Allen

Immediate Past

Fred Bogott

Fred Bogott

Mayo Clinic, retired.

KSMQ Public Television Board Members

Jeff Baldus
Mower County Board of Supervisors

Craig Clark
City Administrator

Jeremy Clinefelter
Donnely Law Office

Miguel Garate
Riverland Commuity College

Jennifer Gumbel

Tom Klapperich
Home Federal Savings Bank

NEW SITE Digital Content Producer

Job Summary:
The Digital Content Producer will be expected to create video stories with an emphasis on programming for the web and to be able to assist in other TV productions. The Digital Content Producer will also be the content editor of our web page and social media pages.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Assistance with production of our programs (producing, videography, and editing);
  • Upload programming to KSMQ social media outlets;
  • Producing and editing promotions and short form video stories for the web;
  • Assist with live-streaming events;
  • Keep an eye out for new ways to share KSMQ programming digitally;
  • Manage the development, activation, upkeep and advancement of all KSMQ Public Television digital and social media engagement across all platforms including Passport, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and possibly others;
  • Online feedback and data collection;
  • Organize online feedback and impact events;
  • Manage troubleshooting of any technical issues relating to all social digital efforts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in television, mass communication, marketing, or digital media preferred;
  • Experience with producing short form video stories;
  • Media file management experience;
  • Passion for social media and thorough skills and strategic understanding of social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube;
  • Computer literacy required (Word, Outlook, Excel);
  • Video editing experience (preferably Final Cut X);

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong communication and writing skills;
  • Strong collaboration skills and “team player” attitude;
  • Ability for independent thought, problem-solving skills and the foresight to involve others when needed;
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;
  • Accuracy and reliability for exceptional attention to detail;
  • Even temperament, especially when working under tight deadlines;
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 50#, and have the ability to perform physical functions as required;
  • Be a self-starter, show initiative;
  • MMJ experience a plus;
  • Drone license also a plus.

KSMQ Public Television offers a Competitive Salary (commensurate with experience) and a full benefits package including health, dental and vision coverage, retirement plan with employer match, paid vacation, and a safe/great work environment.

Please send resume with three references and link to your demo reel to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Or by U.S. Mail:

Human Resources
KSMQ Public Television
2000 8th Ave. NW
Austin, MN 55912


KSMQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer

KSMQ Channels

Channel 15 Dish Network, Direct TV, MetroNet or Antenna.
Channel 779 Charter.
Channel 8 Mankato Charter.
And Other local Cable Systems.

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