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) 354-7491
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

Multimedia 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 on the street!  The world of TV News is changing, 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 as well as on the 6 o’clock news.  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

Production coordinator. 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

Promotion writer/producer. The Tribune-owned FOX affiliate in Milwaukee has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated, experienced, news-focused promotion writer/producer. If you know how to write compelling, conversational copy, KEEP READING. The successful candidate thrives on conceptualizing, shooting, editing, directing and collaborating with various departments to get the job done. If you have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience at a station with local news or the equivalent AND you have strong organizational skills, even stronger interpersonal skills plus the ability to handle stressful situations, meet deadlines and keep our product fresh, STOP READING and send your resume with a link to your work now.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with VP Creative Services Director to develop and elevate the station’s on-air look and promotional aesthetic.
  • Write copy, shoot, select appropriate music, create graphics and direct talent.
  • Attend daily news meetings working directly with news personnel to determine the best stories to promote.
  • Attend weekly creative meetings to brainstorm and accept assignments.
  • Assist in maintaining inventory and scheduling of promos/PSAs on daily logs for both digital and analog TV stations

Additional duties and responsibilities:

  • Stay current with graphic trends, production and software
  • Work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment…. and have fun!

Job-related knowledge, skills and responsibilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Adobe CS 6 expected
  • DSLR camera, sound, lighting and set design a bonus
  • Team player with a professional, positive, outgoing personality

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

Manager, Engineering & Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Individual will take active participatory role in operation and maintenance of current facilities as well as planning and executing technical advancements at WITI Fox 6.
• Supervision of the Operation and Maintenance Engineering technical teams
• Supervise Maintenance and proper operation of the extensive broadcast facilities and Transmitter Site.
• Supervise Maintenance and proper operation of the over the air transmissions, Live trucks and SNG truck.
• Coordination with News, Programming, Production, Traffic, Creative Services and Sales Depts.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum of 10 years previous broadcast engineering and operations experience
• Demonstrates experience in the design, construction and maintenance of broadcast and IT infrastructure
• Demonstrates experience in the design, construction and maintenance of over the air and satellite RF plants
• Understanding of current FCC Rules & Regulations, performs duties related to Chief Operator.
• Excellent customer service and trouble shooting skills
• Computer capable and accomplished user of Microsoft Office suite, and AutoCAD & Visio software
• Demonstrates project management experience
• Demonstrates experience managing a union represented work force
• Highly self-motivated with demonstrated attention to detail
• Miscellaneous or other duties as assigned by management

STAFF / BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITY
• Will supervise union represented team leaders and union engineers in operations and maintenance
• Will be responsible for meeting appropriate staffing requirements within available manpower budgets
• Handle engineering shift scheduling when or as needed
• Will be responsible for assisting in capital & expense budgets spending and planning.

Broadcast engineer – temporary. FOX6 is looking for a Temporary Broadcast Engineer working 40 hours a week for up to 175 days.  This position operates and maintains television broadcast equipment.  Duties include master control, program & commercial spot ingest, microwave & satellite equipment operation.  Computer skills and attention to detail are important.   Knowledge of television master control and production techniques is highly desired.

Requirements: Degree preparation or course work in technical engineering discipline in lieu of broadcast engineering experience.  This position is represented by IBEW 715.

ADMINISTRATION

There are no positions available.

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

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