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

General Assignment Reporter. FOX6 News is seeking an aggressive, enterprising 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 get content on the air and online all the time.  Developing sources and breaking stories is what it’s 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 and not a handout from the assignment desk.  If you need the desk or a newspaper for stories, we don’t need you here.  These days being a great reporter includes using all the technology tools: online postings, social media, videography, and whatever gets invented next.  You must have at least 3 years experience.  You must be able to show your exceptional writing, story organization 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 along a DVD or hyperlink of your best and most recent work.

Requirements. Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred.  You must have at least 3 years of television news experience.  Successful completions of background check and drug screen required.

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.

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; 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

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.  This position typically works from mid-April through the end of the year.

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

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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