Multimedia Journalist

KBJR Television in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota is looking for an ambitious journalist to find, shoot, edit and report news. You must be a self-starter who can track down news and report it on-air, online and across our station’s social media and mobile platforms. If you want to learn the multi-platform reporting business quickly – this is the perfect place to do it. We’re looking for a hard-working, creative journalist who can tell compelling stories rather than simply write news copy. If you’re willing to work hard and learn fast, this job is the perfect foot-in-the-door at our company. A college degree, good driving record and flexible schedule are required. Duluth, MN is located on the shore of Lake Superior and is rich with everything from outdoor adventures to arts and entertainment year-round.

Posted on: December 11, 2018

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Weekend Newscast Director

KBJR 6 & CBS 3 in Duluth, MN is seeking a full-time weekend Newscast Director and Photographer. Our Emmy award-winning station utilizes the Ross Overdrive automated news production system. The successful candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, people skills and leadership qualities in a studio environment. Experience with Ross Vision and Xpression products is a plus, along with basic knowledge of non-linear editing and graphics production. When it comes to storytelling, GoPros, LiveUs and a drone are some of the tools you’ll have at your disposal. We thrive on top notch journalism and creativity. Our company is part of Quincy Media, Inc. a family owned company.

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Assignment Desk Editor

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.

CBS58, a part of Weigel Broadcasting Co., has an Assignment Desk Editor opening for CBS 58 and Telemundo Wisconsin news staff. Assignment Desk Editor CBS-58 seeks an Assignment Editor to join our news staff. Duties will include but not be limited to generating story ideas, monitoring scanner traffic, managing daily assignments and updating our station website and other digital platforms.

Requirements:

  • Hours will vary but will include weekends.
  • Must have assertive newsroom skills including strong news judgment and ability to determine editorial content of newscast on a daily basis.
  • Candidate should have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to handle a high-pressure environment and multiple tasks under strict guidelines.

We offer a competitive compensation package, employer contributed health and welfare benefits, paid time off, paid qualified FMLA Leave, and much more! 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: December 10, 2018

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Executive Producer

Are you a newsroom leader? A news director or Executive Producer (EP) seeking to lead a dynamic team of nationally-award winning journalists and producers? If so, Wisconsin Public Television is looking for you. WPT’s News and Public Affairs team creates a diverse array of informative and engaging broadcast and digital projects. This position requires impeccable journalism credentials; vision; leadership and management skills; creativity; excellent writing skills; superb communication; independent thought and judgment; flexibility and the ability to lead and participate in teams. The EP will be required to plan strategically in a changing media environment and manage complex projects, with a variety of partners, on deadline. This is a leadership and supervisory position that includes hands-on journalism work.

Posted on: December 4, 2018

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Bilingual News Producer

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.

CBS58, a part of Weigel Broadcasting Co., has a Bilingual News Producer opening for Telemundo Wisconsin news at 11 am! Bilingual News Producer CBS-58 and Telemundo Wisconsin seek an experienced Bilingual News Producer to complement our news team.

Responsibilities are primarily reporting and producing an 11 am newscast, but may include acting as a Multi-Media Journalist for daily assignments. This job requires a self-starter with good news judgment, strong writing and producing ability.

Requirements: Excellent verbal and written Spanish language skills required. Must have a minimum of two years, news experience in shooting and reporting, including gathering content, editing, and running live shots. Must have strong live skills and the ability to research, write, shoot, and edit daily news stories under deadline pressure. Must have a valid driver’s license. Investigative reporting a plus. Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

We offer a competitive compensation package, employer contributed health and welfare benefits, paid time off, paid qualified FMLA Leave, and much more! 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: November 30, 2018

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Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

TMJ4, The Scripps NBC Station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is searching for a Reporter/Multimedia Journalist. We are looking for a dynamic story-teller who truly understands the value of deep impactful local enterprise journalism. Your skills should go beyond producing content for on-air, as we seek a true well-rounded journalist who knows how to deliver strong news content on all platforms and has a strong social media presence.

The Reporter/Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

Key activities

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration.
  • Develop enterprise content on daily news stories.
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience.
  • Minimum of two years of experience.

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
  • Proven ability to enterprise lead/hard news stories.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Work environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Posted on: November 27, 2018

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Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

WAOW has an immediate opening for a passionate Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning team. We want a creative storyteller who will fight for the lead story and showcase his or her work on multiple platforms every day, including television, web, mobile and social media. The ideal candidate must have a strong desire for news, with the ability to handle breaking news and live shots with confidence and ease. This is the perfect job for an ambitious, motivated journalist looking to jump start their career as an Anchor. This is not a job for someone who expects “down time.” The successful candidate will have proven skills to develop sources, work a beat, and have solid writing and editing skills. 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.

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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.

Posted on: November 26, 2018

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Producer

WISN-TV has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers
  • Working with and guiding reporters in story production
  • Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years producing experience
  • Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
  • Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education:

  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred
  • Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered
Posted on: November 20, 2018

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