State Fair-Helper & Barn Manager

Date Posted: 7/19/2019

Job Description

The KARE 11 Barn at the Minnesota State Fair is a destination for many attendees to watch a live newscast, meet their favorite anchors, press a penny, get a drink, or just rest their feet for a few minutes. The Barn is a busy place and the role of the Barn Supervisor is to make sure that everyone is having a good experience and that KARE 11’s area is safe and presentable. 

The KARE 11 Barn will be open daily from August 22 - September 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. 


  • Help to maintain the KARE 11 Barn at the Minnesota State Fair
  • Assist with facilitating activities and news shows (set up, take down, errands, etc.)
  • Replenish supplies and assist with giveaways in the KARE 11 Barn.
  • Work with security to ensure the building is safe


Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as needed
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Work requires routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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All of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion in advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism. And this excellence transcends our on-air coverage.