Executive Producer

You know news. You love news. You want to share that passion with the leading news team in north central Wisconsin! You get to oversee a group that tells great stories using a fantastic new set with tons of resources! And it’s not, crime, crime, crime. It’s smart, thoughtful, high-energy content with a sense of purpose. You get to join a dominant station in a great town with a team of super nice people who will help you succeed. And if it sounds too good to be true—then you haven’t worked for us! You must be passionate about producing, thrive on breaking news and always, always willing to push the envelope on all platforms. If this sounds like you, then WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin wants to hear from you. We are searching for an Executive Producer to join our team and help lead our newsroom. Our award-winning newscasts are fast-paced, video driven and anchored by some of the best newscasters in the business. Plus, your career can take off quickly with us. We are a family owned company who loves to develop talent and promote from within and that means you could be next. And if you like the outdoors and enjoy working with people you like, this could be a perfect fit. Central Wisconsin is gorgeous, and you are 10 minutes away from lakes, rivers, golf, a ski resort and more. A college degree and two years of producing experience is preferred.

Posted on: October 16, 2018

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Motion Graphic Artist

Morgan Murphy Media is actively seeking an innovative Motion Graphic Artist to be the creative force behind the design, development, and execution of our television news graphics package across all six of our television markets. Working closely with our VP of News and the company’s marketing and news leaders, this critical role will help create, maintain, and enhance the overall graphic look of our local newscasts and the promotional efforts for those newscasts. This includes graphic design elements, show opens, talent branding, image promotions, as well as breaking news events and custom news graphics for signature storytelling.

The successful candidate will be able to present ideas that will enhance our local brands and take those ideas from conception to completion. To be considered, candidates must have experience in a news and marketing environment, possess a degree in journalism, marketing, graphic design, or other related field, and be able to demonstrate exceptional motion graphic design work. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a must.

This position may be based out of any of our six television markets, which are: Madison and La Crosse, WI Spokane and Kennewick, WA Joplin, MO Victoria, TX

Posted on: October 10, 2018

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Morning Anchor/Producer

CBS 3 Duluth (KBJR-TV) in Duluth, MN has a rare opportunity for an energetic and creative morning news anchor who greets each day with a smile. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines and can help lead the newsroom.

In addition to anchoring, this position includes producing our two-hour newscast. The right candidate will create an experience for viewers, not just stack a show. Special projects reporting and representing the station at community events are also expected. Duluth is located on the shore of Lake Superior and is rich with everything from outdoor adventures to arts and entertainment year-round.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities. KBJR 6 & CBS 3 is an EOE/AA Employer

Posted on: October 5, 2018

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Broadcast Director

TMJ4, The Scripps NBC station in Milwaukee, WI is searching for an experienced and forward-thinking Broadcast Director to lead a team of journalists into a higher level of news content creation. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a strict attention to detail, a true spirit of innovation and strong leadership abilities.

The Broadcast Director works closely with peer leaders in executing the Scripps content strategy so that local consumer expectations are met on platforms including app, OTT, mobile, web and social. This includes local content vision and strategy to address consumer needs, content standards, delivery, quality control and continuous improvement. The primary focus of this role is executing strategy on the television broadcast platform.

Key activities

  • Collaborates with Sr. Dir. of Local Content and team of peer leaders to leverage the Scripps content strategy as the foundation for specific local content strategy. Within the strategy, this position has specific attention on meeting the needs of the broadcast consumer.
  • Partners with content leaders to plan and coordinate content resources for daily coverage on the broadcast platform.
  • Works closely with the leader of Enterprise/Investigative and content and marketing leaders to plan future story schedules.
  • Hires, schedules and manages a team to deliver and continuously improve our television broadcast news product.
  • In alignment with the Scripps content strategy, creates tactics and strategies to increase ratings (demos) performance.
  • Monitors all on-air product for compliance to Federal, State and local laws as well as First and Fourteenth Amendments, and trains staff to do the same.
  • Reviews copy, builds capability in staff to review/edit scripts for air.
  • Analyzes and responds to trends affecting the television broadcast platform and the DMA.
  • Provides coaching and development of staff to ensure the strategy for our broadcasts is understood and followed.
  • Ensures shows are properly organized and consumer focused.
  • Develops a pipeline of producing talent for this and other Scripps local media businesses.
  • Works closely with the editorial leader to evaluate workflow and optimize news operations.
  • Responsible for broadcast platform budgetary planning and monitoring.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a combination of education and equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in positions of progressive responsibility required.
  • 3 years of management experience in content media departments preferred.
  • Experience turning news shows around to improve business results.

Skills & Abilities

  • Journalism: Skilled storyteller, journalistic ethics and libel.
  • Working knowledge of television ratings.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of all media platforms and broad understanding of broadcast newsroom operations and equipment.
  • Calm under pressure: able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Customer focus: understands customer needs, raises the bar on customer service, develops unified approach to exceed customer expectations.
  • Very strong collaborator: involves others in problem solving and decision making, asks for and considers an array of perspectives, comfortable relying on the expertise of others and joint decision making.
  • Manage execution: setting expectations, delegating, facilitating, removing barriers, measuring performance, and fostering accountability/recognition.
  • Engage and inspire at all levels: create environment where people feel appreciated, and valued, are committed and want to excel, and want to define opportunities to improve the organization.
  • Manage conflict: Constructive in working through differences, handles recurrent conflict, resolves issues between employees, preserves relationships.
  • Decision making: Ties decisions to strategy, uses sound logic, makes decisions at the right time, brings others into decision making process, chooses the best alternative.
  • Coach: Continuously cultivates capabilities by asking the right questions and equipping staff with tools, knowledge and opportunities they need to develop themselves.
  • Delegation: is clear about lines of responsibility, allows staff to make mistakes, offers guidance without taking over, enables team to manage daily operation of their teams.
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Producer

WITI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES: We’re looking for someone who loves to create live, compelling television making use of all the production techniques for a great newscast. We’re a big shop that puts out a lot of news every day. We have all the news gathering tools and place a premium on content and production techniques that are relevant and attract a diverse audience. Producing is not just about television anymore – it’s about all the unique channels available to us through social networking, online and whatever else comes down the road next. You need to embrace all of those things to be successful here. This position could be any shift on the schedule.

REQUIREMENTS: You must have a college degree with a minimum of two years producing experience working in a commercial television station. Hit us with your link to very recent work. If we like it, you’ll hear from us.

Posted on: October 4, 2018

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Photojournalist

WITI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

OVERVIEW: FOX 6 News is seeking a creative, multi-tasking photojournalist to join our team. WITI was named the NPPA Station of the Year in 2016 & 2017 and we don’t plan on stopping there. What does that mean? Well we take storytelling to another level here. This isn’t a place with a “someone just tell me what to shoot” mentality. We’re a team-oriented station where photojournalists and reporters work in collaboration to tell the best story every day. We provide equipment that is cutting edge. This includes Sony 320 camera, Go Pros and an army of drones to use once you pass certification. That said, not every day is the same! One day you might be covering the Green Bay Packers, the next you might be working closely with a reporter, live on the scene of a breaking news story, and the next day you’re solo, putting together a Nat sound piece on a topic you found interesting and know will be great for air and online. If you’re passionate and thrive on great storytelling and want to work at a place where hard work, a strong sense of team and creativity is rewarded, this is your place!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Capture the best sequences, natural sound and moments while collaborating with reporters, producers and managers to produce compelling stories that our viewers will remember.
• Operate ENG Live Trucks /Dejeros and other mobile gear and live equipment.
• Knowledge of lighting techniques for live shots and interviews
• Creative use of audio as part of your story telling tools
• Can pitch story ideas that will contribute to the station’s content including ideas for photo driven stories
• Ability to edit stories with Non-Linear software such as Final Cut X
• Edit video for publication specific to Internet
• Open to learning how to write copy, captions or headlines to contribute to our digital platforms

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred.
• At least two years of Television News shooting experience, as well as technical knowledge of Non-Linear editing software such as (Final Cut X) and photo equipment (Sony 320 cameras), in the commercial television news industry.
• Must be physically able to lift, carry and handle 30 to 50 pounds of camera gear, and deal with the realities of a Wisconsin winter or summer.
• Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record and obtain a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license.
• Background check and drug screen are required.

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News Producer

Here it is. A great place at the perfect time to start your producing career! You get to tell great stories using a fantastic new set with tons of resources! And it’s not, crime, crime, crime. It’s smart, thoughtful, high-energy producing with a sense of purpose. You get to join a dominant station in a great town with a team of super nice people who will help you succeed. And if it sounds too good to be true—then you haven’t worked for us!

You must be passionate about producing, thrive on breaking news and always, always willing to push the envelope. If this sounds like you, then WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin wants to hear from you.

We are searching for a Producer to join our 5pm news. Our award-winning newscast is fast-paced, video driven and anchored by some of the best newscasters in the business. Plus, your career can take off quickly with us. We are a family owned company who loves to develop talent and promote from within and that means you could be next. And if you like the outdoors and enjoy working with people you like, this could be a perfect fit. Central Wisconsin is gorgeous, and you are 10 minutes away from lakes, rivers, golf, a ski resort and more.

A college degree and at least one year of experience are preferred. This is a Monday-Friday position.

Posted on: September 25, 2018

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Photographer

The E.W. Scripps Company is currently looking for a dynamic, hardworking, experienced and creative photographer to join our Regional Emmy® winning NBC affiliate team at WGBA-NBC26  in Green Bay, WI. The city of Green Bay is famous for its sports history and the Green Bay Packers, as well as its contagious local spirit and personality.

The photographer at NBC26 will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. 

Key activities

  • Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
  • Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related news gathering equipment
  • Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • 2+ years experience as a photographer preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency with lighting and computer based editing.
  • Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s web sites
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis

Work environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
Posted on: September 18, 2018

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News Producer

WGBA-TV, the NBC affiliate in Green Bay, WI is looking for a top-notch producer who can continue the growth of the station. If you are a newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you to create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. We are looking for the best of the best!

Key activities

  • Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Works closely with news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs
  • Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding
  • Execute time sensitive decisions
  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions
  • Perform desktop editing
  • Posting content to station’s Web sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
  • 2 – 3 years as a television writer or producer

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
  • Excellent conversational and creative writing skills
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a face paced, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Understand and utilize Web analytics

Work environment

  • Newsroom
  • Deadline driven and fast-paced environment
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