This is a current listing of available job opportunities with WITI-TV. Resumes are accepted by mail, fax, e-mail, or in person at our front desk during normal business hours M-F from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Applications are available from the receptionist.

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. Resumes are accepted by mail, fax, e-mail, or in person at our front desk during normal business hours M-F from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Applications are available from the receptionist.

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

Producer. FOX6 is looking for a great newscast producer to join our team.  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 newsgathering 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 DVD or link to very recent work.  If we like it, you’ll hear from us.

Associate Producer. FOX6 News is looking for an Associate Producer to join our team.  The successful candidate for this position must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to writing, accuracy, creativity and detail. Associate Producers help the staff producers in all areas of their work: segment producing, writing, running scripts, tracking down information via phone or online and do whatever is needed so the shows can sparkle and shine.  This is the path to becoming a full-fledged producer.  If you’ve got some experience in a newsroom, are passionate about quality, teamwork and time management, you should get in touch. A bachelor’s degree is required; experience in a TV newsroom is preferred.

Sports Executive Producer/Producer. The Sports Executive Producer/Sports Producer is a management level position.  This person runs the sports department as well as produces all major sports shows. We’re looking for a dynamic individual who loves to create live, compelling sports shows and sportscasts using creative production techniques.  We produce a weekly sports show as well as pregame and postgame specials. This person will work closely with the news management team, anchors/reporters, as well as editors and associate producers.  You must be extremely organized as you’ll oversee story planning, assignment management and the sports staff’s schedule.  You must be skilled with nonlinear editing, you must write creatively and you must be a proficient line producer. The ability to shoot video will also be considered a plus. This is NOT an on air position.

Requirements: 4+ years in a commercial television news organization as a producer, show producing experience and extensive sports knowledge is a must.

Production coordinator (part-time). FOX 6 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; General Sales Manager, National/Regional Sales Manager, Digital Sales Manager and Community Affairs/Marketing Manager.

Responsibilities.

  • 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 broadcast & digital 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.

Experience/education.

  • Four-year college degree and sales experience preferred.

ENGINEERING

There are no positions available in this department.

FINANCE

Financial Analyst/Accountant (part-time). To prepare and coordinate timely and accurate financial information, analysis and reporting in accordance with company policies, government regulations, and GAAP for WITI Television.  This includes being responsible for identifying accounting and reporting issues, researching and interpreting complex accounting matters and the completion of various projects.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Review Wide Orbit revenue coding for proper commission calculation. Work with sales management for appropriate new business documentation and coding changes.
  • Collaborate with accounts receivable. Responsible for AR collections and co-op invoicing
  • Assist in internal and external financial and SOX compliance audits
  • Oversee the capital expenditure reconciliation and spending in coordination with the Chief Engineer and Engineering Assistant. Responsible for maintaining records of the station’s fixed assets
  • Calculate the monthly network revenue calculation and quarterly reconciliation
  • Report and submit monthly sales and use taxes
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual tax package
  • Assist with the bi-weekly payroll review. Resolve time and attendance discrepancies
  • Review and approve accounts payable. Prepare AP accruals for review with the Director of Finance
  • Assist on special projects, analyses and presentations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Requirements/qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting is required
  • Prefer a minimum 2 years of accounting or accounting related experience
  • Strong accounting, analytical, and organizational skills are required
  • Must be able to work independently under time constraints and manage deadlines
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, in particular the ability to use advanced data analysis techniques within Excel.
  • Experience with automated accounting systems required. PeopleSoft, Workday and Anaplan experience helpful, but not required.

ADMINISTRATION

There are no positions available in this department.

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

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