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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

And apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/

(Search under Milwaukee)

NEWS

Investigative Reporter. FOX6 News is seeking an aggressive, enterprising investigative reporter to join our team.  We have more news than any other television station in the state and need someone who is hungry and ready to produce content on our broadcast and digital platforms. We have an award winning investigative unit that is digging for and uncovering important local stories. Developing sources and breaking stories is what our investigative unit is all about. You MUST be able to demonstrate how you juggle sources, work contacts and develop exclusive content.  You must be able to demonstrate the stories on your resume reel are enterprised.  These days being a great reporter includes using all the technology tools: online postings, social media, videography, and whatever gets invented next.  Our culture is one of providing content on multiple platforms not just broadcast. You must have at least 4 years’ experience.  You must be able to show your exceptional writing, organizational, storytelling and live shot skills.  Timid and bland won’t cut it here.  You must be a team player who works well with photojournalists, editors, producers and mangers.  Send a link of your best and most recent work.

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 news-gathering 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.

Multi-media Journalist. FOX6 News is seeking a multi-media journalist to join our team.  We’re looking for someone who has the passion to pursue stories long before the competition, strive to be the lead every night (both on-air and online) and communicate with compelling writing and on-air performance.  Milwaukee is hyper-competitive!  You have to want to win every day!  The world of TV News has evolved, so the successful candidate for this position must be well-versed in all aspects of today’s reporting landscape, from shooting and editing with state-of-the-art HD equipment, to online postings, to working sources and of course being ready for whatever else is about to happen next in our business.  You must be a reporter as eager to break stories on the web and digital platforms as well as on television news. Live reporting skills are a must! You need at least two years experience.  Link us up with your most recent work – all of it being material you shot and edited yourself – and tell us how you think, how you work.  You know the drill.  If you can’t work in a team environment or you like getting your story ideas from the newspaper or assignment desk don’t bother.  The e-mail is: witihr@fox6now.com

Photojournalist. FOX6 News is seeking a creative, multi-tasking photojournalist to join our team.  Every day you will use state-of-the-art technology to shoot and edit the best HD-quality footage in town.  You’ll collaborate with reporters, producers and managers to obtain the best visuals, the best “moments,” the best sound, the best news story.  You’ll use live ENG/SNG/mobile gear, sometimes all in the same day!  This is not a job for beginners – you need at least two years experience working in commercial television news.  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 photo essay on a topic you found interesting and know will be great for air and online.  A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.  You must have a clean driving record (we will check!) and a Wisconsin Driver’s license.  Background check and drug screen are required.  You must be physically able to lift, carry and handle camera gear, and deal with the realities of a Wisconsin winter or summer.  So if you want to work at a place where hard work, a strong sense of team and creativity is rewarded, this is the place.

Video editor (part-time). Are you an adrenaline junkie?  Are you great at coming through when the pressure is on?  Do you love to take video and sound and make great-looking projects?  Here’s your chance to get your foot in the door of a great television news department and show off what you can do with your skills!  The expectations are high, the hours are tough and the pay is entry-level, but if you’ve dreamed of advancing your career in a market like Milwaukee, we can give you that opportunity!  You need to be committed to generating great video at all times, upholding high journalistic standards of fairness.  Link us up with your work, tell us who you are and what you’re about.  This is a great opportunity to get in at the ground level and begin an amazing career!

Experience. Entry level position. Final Cut Pro experience preferred.

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.

Digital Sales Coordinator. WITI FOX6 Milwaukee (Tribune Media) is Milwaukee’s local FOX affiliate TV station and trusted source for news, entertainment and sports programming.  FOX 6 has an extensive portfolio of digital advertising solutions – including an exclusive partnership with The Weather Channel.  We are seeking an experienced and proactive Digital Sales Coordinator (DSC) to play a critical role responsible for scheduling digital ads, trafficking artwork; order entry, coordinating ad proof changes, resolving ad serving issues and supporting the advertising sales team and sales management team in achieving the digital revenue goals of the station for both local and national accounts.  This position will work with vendors along with the digital sales department at Tribune Media in Chicago and our Ad Ops team to keep all campaigns running, and informed of digital product updates and processes.

Responsibilities. This full-time position will report to the Digital Sales Manager and responsibilities will include:

  • Working knowledge of wide variety of digital products – display, rich media, native ads & branded content, social media ads, contesting, video advertising, targeted email, mobile advertising, and paid search.
  • Work with our graphic designers to create all digital ads needed for campaigns and apply UTM codes to all campaign URLs for tracking purposes.
  • Creation and order entry of all Insertion Orders into variety of digital traffic systems
  • Maintaining and reporting results while continually optimizing campaigns; management of online inventory
  • Reconciliation of digital campaigns and billing for those campaigns; review & approve vendor invoices.
  • Attend ongoing training webinars and participate in monthly digital sales coordinator calls to keep up on how to process orders, changes in ad platforms, and to learn what digital sales coordinators in other markets nationwide are doing and apply those winning tactics to your position.  Attending local lunch ‘n learn functions to familiarize yourself with the competitive digital landscape.
  • Attend weekly calls with our ad operations to ensure all campaigns are running smoothly
  • Assist sales team in development of proposals and advertising solutions
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects under deadline pressure

Qualifications.

  • 1-3 years work experience in account service, customer service, media or agency; has completed some training and education in digital marketing products
  • College degree preferred; Media Industry experience preferred.
  • Digital product knowledge: Display, Mobile, Email, Sponsored Content, Social, Video, SEM with strong desire to learn about updates to these products and whatever the next big thing will be!
  • Preferred candidate proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Word; previous work experience working with variety of digital traffic systems/platforms preferred – such as DFP, email platform, Second Street/U-Pickem contesting platform, write/place Facebook and Twitter ads, inventory look-ups, basic Google Analytics understanding.
  • If you have desire to grow into a Digital Sales Account Executive-this position has the opportunity.

ENGINEERING

There are no positions available in this department.

FINANCE

There are no positions available in this department.

ADMINISTRATION

There are no positions available in this department.

FOX6 News WITI TV Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.