This is a current listing of available job opportunities with WITI-TV. Please apply online and include your resume at: tribunemedia.com

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those individuals who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.

If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities, and would like to receive job vacancy notifications from FOX6, please notify Human Resources by mail or e-mail to make your request. WITI – TV/FOX6 is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Contact Information

Applications and resumes may be sent to the attention of the Human Resources Dept. at:

FOX 6 – WITI
9001 N. Green Bay Road
Milwaukee, WI 53209

fax: (414) 357-8937
e-mail: witihr@fox6now.com

Below is a current listing of available job opportunities with WITI-TV. Please apply online and include your resume at: tribunemedia.com

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those individuals who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.

If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities, and would like to receive job vacancy notifications from FOX 6, please notify Human Resources by mail or e-mail to make your request. WITI – TV/Fox 6 is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

NEWS

 

Sports anchor/reporter. FOX6 News is seeking an aggressive great sports anchor/ sports reporter to join our team.  We are a content provider on multiple platforms – digital and broadcast are both important to our news department strategy. We’re looking for a dynamic individual who loves to create live, compelling sports shows and sports content for all news platforms using creative production techniques.  In addition to sports segments in our newscasts and on our digital platforms, we produce a weekly sports show as well as Packers and Brewers pre-game and postgame specials. You will work closely with managers and the sports team to produce, edit and construct sports stories, sports shows and sportscasts meeting overall station strategic directives. You must have at least 4 years’ experience.  You must be able to show your exceptional writing, organizational and live shot skills. You must embrace the digital world and have the skill to engage our customers on those platforms. Timid and bland won’t cut it here.  You must be able to produce and edit sports content for all local broadcasts, combining material from local and feed sources to ensure compelling sports-related coverage. Strong videographer skills and ability to shoot sports stories is a must. Strong knowledge of nonlinear editing, digital production and newsroom computer systems is essential. Send a hyperlink or DVD of your best and most recent work.

Requirements. 4 years in a commercial television news organization as a sports anchor/sports reporter; show producing, reporting, and digital platform experience.

 

Web producer (part-time). FOX6 News is looking for a savvy digital journalist to join our team. Our multi-media platforms include FOX6Now.com, mobile content for iPhone, Android devices, Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, texting and whatever comes next in this fast-evolving world. We’re looking for a web producer to shepherd content – from stories to video to imagery to graphics – across all of our digital platforms. Crackerjack print-style writing skills, an attention to accuracy, detail and the ability to multi-task in a high-pressure, deadline environment are all essential for success in this position. We’re looking for a go-getter; someone who can take the job of web producer to a new level. For that reason, excellent communication skills are a must. Let there be no mistake – this is a job for a journalist who has a digital skill set.

Requirements. Bachelors degree with experience in commercial daily journalism. Must be comfortable with Facebook, Twitter, and Skype.  Basic knowledge of html coding and Photoshop preferred. An understanding of FTP and SEO are a plus.

Assignment editor. We are a multi-platform news content provider with one of the station’s largest news operations — this position plays a key role in the success of that operation. 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.  The 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 a must.

Production Coordinator (part-time). FOX6 is looking for a part-time Production Coordinator.  This position is responsible for constructing and maintaining lights and sets, cuing talent and assisting talents and guests with wireless microphones and IFB set up.  In this role you will operate special equipment such as the teleprompter and lighting control board for production in and outside the studio.

Requirements. Qualified candidates will have a technical school education or equivalent experience in television or theatre production procedures.  Must have basic understanding of set construction, ability to handle simple tools and physically able to move studio fixtures.  Must possess ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions and work well in a team.

CREATIVE SERVICES

There are no positions available in this department.

SALES & MARKETING 

Account Executive. Direct report is to Local Sales Manager.  Would also work with other management; Digital Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, National/Regional Sales Manager, and Director of Marketing and Strategy.

Responsibilities. Generating advertising revenue and servicing advertising accounts on WITI FOX6, EITI TV6.2 and fox6now.com.

  • Research accounts and the marketplace on a consistent basis.
  • Prospect for new accounts and prospect existing accounts for specific sales initiatives.
  • Maintain internal sales administration / sales execution systems.
  • Make warm / cold calls to secure sales calls and sales analysis interviews.
  • Understand clients and prospective client’s objectives, needs and opportunities.
  • Prepare, present and close advertising schedule proposals and sponsorships. Work with creative services on commercial production.
  • Work with traffic department on advertising copy traffic.
  • Work with Finance department on invoicing, discrepancies and collection issues.
  • Work with sales support personnel.

Requirements.

  • Understanding of core marketing principles.
  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Strong motivation to have long term career success in digital & broadcast sales.
  • Personable with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong desire to work in the field making client analysis and sales presentation calls.
  • Detail oriented with a strong work ethic.
  • Successful completion of a background check is required.

Education: Four-year college degree and sales experience preferred.

ENGINEERING

There are no positions available in this department.

FINANCE

Staff accountant (part-time). Tribune Media is searching for an outgoing performer to work with the FOX 6 team.  This position will work hand in hand with multiple departments while specializing in assisting the finance department; to prepare and coordinate timely and accurate reporting in accordance with company policies, government regulations and GAAP for WITI Television. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the finance director
  • Update and create excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas
  • Completion and review of journal entries in connection with the month-end, quarter-end and fiscal year financial close process
  • Assist in the preparation of account reconciliations
  • Collaborate with accounts receivable.  Responsible for timely co-op invoicing
  • Review Wide Orbit revenue coding for proper commission calculation.  Work with sales management for appropriate new business documentation and coding changes
  • Oversee the capital expenditure reconciliation and spending in coordination with the Chief Engineer.  Responsible for maintaining records of the station’s fixed assets
  • Review, code and approve accounts payable timely and accurately
  • Assist on special projects, analyses and presentations as needed
  • Answer multi-line switchboard and greeting guests
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate degree in Business/Office Administration or Accounting is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills are required
  • Must be able to work under time constraints and manage deadlines
  • Requires strict standards of confidentiality and good judgment through proven work experience
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple tasks independently
  • Highly proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook.  Intermediate to advance excel skills.  Experience with automated accounting systems helpful

ADMINISTRATION

There are no positions available in this department.

FOX6 Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employers M/F/D/V