Photographer

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports. The News Photographer also has a strong digital background.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Shoots audio, video and photos for news reports at various locations where needed.
• Heavy focus on digital.
• Has a working knowledge of privacy laws and their application to digital news gathering.
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
• Maintains video equipment in professional working order.
• Edits video clips for television and website content.
• Able to manage video clips for show broadcast and archiving purposes.
• Creates content for Local 5’s social media platforms when news merits.
• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
• Operates cellular bonded devices for live broadcasts.
• Has a strong understanding of NPPA shooting styles.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, communications, or related field of equivalent combination of education and work experience.
• Has a valid driver’s license.
• Has clean driving record and understands the responsibilities of driving company vehicles.
• Fluency in English with strong spelling and grammar.
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with both coworkers and the public.
• Proficiency with computers, tablets and mobile digital devices.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Flexibility to work any shift, with some late notice of shift and schedule changes.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The News Photographer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Posted on: June 21, 2019

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Digital Content Manager

CBS-58 WDJT, WMLW and Telemundo Wisconsin seek a Digital Content Manager to advance our fast-growing digital platforms. The Digital Content Manager is responsible for posting digital and social media content for our news department and assuring all content meets stations standards. Must have a demonstrated passion for news and emerging digital platforms, follow sources for relevant and breaking news, assist reporters in writing stories, manage video streaming and participate in event coverage. The successful candidate will have digital content experience, preferably in a news gathering organization, using analytics to create and implement a dynamic digital content strategy that engages viewers. Requires excellent communication, proven writing and editing skills, and flexibility with scheduling.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend, and Rockford. Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

Posted on: June 19, 2019

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Content Manager

WAOW-TV, the ABC affiliate, in Wausau, WI is seeking a take charge leader to help guide us to a future that goes well beyond traditional broadcast news. This position, functioning as the literal hub of our news organization, will serve as an editorial decision maker for our TV, Web, Mobile and Social Networking platforms. WAOW-TV is a continuous local news source with an ever-immediate deadline mentality. The Content Manager is the third ranking position in the department and directly oversees, and is in nearly constant contact with, all involved in our news gathering processes. The Content Manager weighs the full editorial possibility of every story and makes immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms. This leader will work very closely with the News Director and Executive Producer as well as the Internet Director to ensure market-leading content is being delivered on all platforms. WAOW is part of Quincy Media Inc., a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.quincymediacareers.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

Posted on: June 12, 2019

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Photojournalist

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.
• Position requires driving

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Posted on: June 10, 2019

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Assignment Editor

FOX 6 News is seeking an Assignment Editor to join our team. We are a multi-platform news content provider with one of the state’s largest news operations — this position plays a key role in the success of that operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This person is responsible for guiding news coverage on digital and broadcast platforms during the shift assigned. The candidate will work closely with news managers to create compelling and current content. This person handles the ENG and news crew deployment, coordinates editing responsibilities and coordinates live crew and resources assignments. Because we are a multiple platform news operation with a heavy emphasis on our digital platforms, the candidate must know how to use social media, the internet and other emerging technologies to generate news stories and news contacts. This person must have the skills to post content and assign resources to our digital platforms. This position assists the news and the digital and broadcast producers with story research. This person answers news department phones, supports state and national network news partners with information, video and scripts, monitors police and fire scanners and e-mail for potential news stories. Other duties as assigned. There are a lot of responsibilities but if you are ready for the challenge, we want to hear from you!

REQUIREMENTS: Must have a Journalism or communication degree or related experience. Previous assignment desk or associate producer experience preferred. Applicant must have excellent news judgment and understand how to use current news gathering tools for both broadcast and digital platforms. Must be organized and be able to prioritize assignments to maximize staff output. Must be able to multi-task and think logistically. Strong communication skills and commitment to the highest standards of journalism is a must.

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visitwww.tribunemedia.com. Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Multimedia Journalist

Launch your television career at Eau Claire, Wisconsin’s award-winning ABC affiliate, WQOW TV18. We have an immediate opening for a talented, energetic multimedia journalist. This is a full-time position. We’re looking for someone who loves hard news and who will fight for the lead story every day. We have all the tools you need: brand-new field cameras, tripods and wireless mics; laptop editing; new studio set and new graphics. What we need: your fresh, original story ideas, your clear, concise writing, and your videography and editing skills. In exchange, we’ll give you daily opportunities to go live, a platform for in-depth, long-form stories and a supportive, collaborative newsroom as well as continuous training to grow your craft. A degree in journalism or a related field is preferred, along with on-air television experience. Experience with AVID iNews and Media Composer is a bonus. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.

Posted on: June 7, 2019

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Assignment Editor

KBJR Television, Inc. in Duluth, Minnesota has an immediate opening for an assignment editor. The assignment editor works with everyone in the newsroom to assign and cover news of the day. But those duties go beyond traditional broadcast news. We are looking for a candidate who is a news junkie. Someone who doesn’t take no for an answer when pursuing a story. Someone who can manage field crews and thrives in a deadline-driven environment. The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of reporting, researching, sourcing and enterprising ideas. You need to be able to multi-task, communicate effectively with crews and producers, and juggle logistics, including phones and tracking scanner traffic The successful candidate will also be able to work across multiple platforms in this new era of journalism. Experience with web, social media, and mobile content platforms is a plus. This is an entry-level position. A college degree is a required. KBJR-TV is part of Quincy Media, Inc. We are a family owned company that currently operates 20 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations. Quincy is always hiring. Visit www.quincymediacareers.com for more.

Posted on: May 31, 2019

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Photojournalist

WKOW has an immediate opening for a hardworking, creative team player to join our photojournalism staff. We’re looking for a journalist who loves telling stories with memorable characters, impactful images and strong natural sound. You’ll work with an award-winning staff of reporters and photographers on daily news events and investigative reports. Avid editing, LIVE U, GO PRO and a Drone are some of the tools you’ll work with at this aggressive, hard news station. Duties include shooting and editing news events and ENG truck operation. A minimum of two years’ experience is preferred. The position requires the ability to carry up to 50 pounds, a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and knowledge of libel laws. WKOW is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.quincymediacareers.com for links to all stations and opportunities. WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Weekend Assignment Editor

WKOW-TV is seeking a part-time Weekend Assignment Editor who loves breaking news and thrives in a competitive environment. We’re looking for a detail-oriented person who can maintain a comprehensive file of news stories, keep track of current events, coordinate and assign news staff in their daily news coverage responsibilities and assist in the scheduling of news staff. Experience with web and social media posting is required. Good people and communication skills required. Schedule is mainly Saturdays & Sundays, but Fridays hours are available if your schedule permits. If you are energized by trying something new every day, we want to talk with you. Come work with a dynamic and growing newsroom in one of the top places to live in the country. WKOW is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, 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. WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: May 30, 2019

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