Newscast Director / Video Editor

WKOW, the ABC affiliate in Madison, Wisconsin is seeking a full-time Newscast Director who will direct our state-wide weekend morning show “Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend” newscast. WKOW uses the Ross Overdrive automated news production system for HD newscasts. The successful candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, people skills and leadership qualities in a studio environment. Experience with HD production, Ross Vision and Xpression products is a plus. This position will provide fill-in and support directing duties during the week as well as video editing for the weekday editions of “Wake Up Wisconsin.” Our company is part of Quincy Media, Inc. a family owned company. If you think you’re qualified and want to live and work in one of America’s most livable cities, please a cover letter, resume and references to: Ed Reams, News Director WKOW-TV 5727 Tokay Blvd. Madison, WI, 53719 bbeer@wkow.com WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: November 14, 2017

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Content Producer

Do you have a passion for storytelling? Quincy Media, Inc. has an exciting opportunity at WKOW – TV in Madison, Wisconsin! We are searching for our next content producer for one of our main shows. The successful candidate must be able to produce a creative, compelling, visually appealing newscast every day. You also have to be able to manage content on multiple platforms, including TV, web, mobile and social media. We’re looking for a hard-working journalist who can create an experience for viewers, not simply write and organize news copy. Strong writing and storytelling skills, solid news judgment, and knowledge of AP style are critical for this position. A college degree and at least one year of experience are preferred. Knowledge of iNews, the WorldNow Content Management system and common software applications including MS Word, Excel and MS Outlook is a plus. WKOW – TV is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company operating 18 television stations in a variety of market sizes. That means producers who excel can expect internal opportunities for professional growth.

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Assistant Production Manager

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WLUK FOX 11 has an immediate full-time opening for Assistant Production Manager. The Assistant Production Manager supervises the morning News Production Team and works to lead them through the production of our 4.5-hour block of “Good Day Wisconsin” newscasts.

Experience:

Expectations include working to maintain a strong level of daily communication and collaboration between producers, talent, and the News Production Team. This starts with pre-show planning through participation in the daily 3:45 a.m. morning news meeting, noting needs and communicating them to directors and crew, then following up to help coordinate and make sure needs are met. This also includes providing guidance and being available to help the morning News Production team with set-ups for special segments that include use of props, special audio, or require special lighting needs, tuning in satellite feeds, troubleshooting equipment issues, and filling in at various production positions when required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with recruiting, hiring, and management of news production personnel
• Supervise and assign duties to news production personnel working early morning shift
• Creation of the weekly work schedule for news production personnel
• Assist in the evaluation of news production personnel
• Become familiar with all studio & control room equipment and systems; help oversee training.
• Become familiar with all studio and control room positions; fill in when required
• Assist with management of program material, including recording feeds, creating timing sheets, and helping to maintain archive of locally produced programs. This includes checking shows to ensure they meet closed captioning, loudness level, and other important standards.
•Perform as producer-director for special projects, assist with remote production, and other duties as assigned

Skills:
• Basic computer skills
• Working knowledge of industry related software.
• Ability to operate and/or understand the operation of a variety of video, graphic and audio equipment
• Strong verbal skills with the ability to effectively communicate
• Ability to make sound decisions when working under pressure
• Must maintain a good driving record and valid Wisconsin driver’s license

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent, or two to four years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Posted on: November 7, 2017

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News Producer

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WLUK -TV FOX 11 has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer for our market leading weekday 9PM newscast, FOX 11 News at Nine. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of FOX 11 News at Nine. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Experience:

The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast. Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Job qualifications include:

• Ability to write news copy quickly with clear and concise language
• Ability to think visually to create compelling video content
• Strong knowledge of grammar
• Ability to work with others and lead projects

Requirements:
The candidate must have at least one to two years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station. The candidate must also have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must. Journalism degree preferred. You should also be proficient with newsroom systems such as iNews.

 

Posted on: October 27, 2017

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Technical Media Producer/Director

WMTV, Madison, Wisconsin’s Gray Television owned NBC affiliate, is looking for a Technical Media Producer/Director to direct local newscasts. This successful candidate is an excellent time manager, knowledgeable and capable newscast director using news production automation and iNews, has some experience in master control duties and experience ingesting and reviewing programming and commercial content. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Ability and proficiency in directing newscasts • Maintaining and monitoring our 4 program streams • Must be able to manage time effectively Requirements • A valid driver’s license is required • Pre-employment drug screening Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Posted on: October 25, 2017

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Content Producer

WXOW News 19 currently has an immediate opening for an energetic content producer in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The ideal candidate has a take-charge attitude to lead our newsroom and manage our product on multiple platforms including TV, web, mobile and social media. We are looking for a creative thinker to produce a visually exciting and informative newscast every day. Your passion for storytelling is a must in this fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants should have strong writing skills, solid news judgment, the ability to make quick decisions, and a competitive nature. You need to be able to adapt to the ever-changing world of a deadline-driven newsroom and adjust to flexible schedules. This is your opportunity to join an innovative and award-winning television news organization. WXOW News 19 is part of Quincy Media, Inc. The family owned company operates 18 stations doing news, two radio stations and two newspapers mostly in the upper Midwest.

Posted on: October 6, 2017

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News Producer

WLUK-TV FOX 11 Green Bay has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. Good Day Wisconsin is the #1 morning newscast in Northeast Wisconsin.  We are searching for someone who thrives on creative journalism.  The combination of hard news and morning information will allow your creativity to shine. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning newscasts and digital content. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer and the Assistant News Director on the newscast block and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Posted on: June 3, 2016

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