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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

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

General Assignment Reporter.  FOX 6 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 managers.

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.

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 (can you say weekends and early mornings) 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.

CREATIVE SERVICES

Multi-platform marketing producer. You need to have a passion for local news because that’s what you’ll be selling – sometimes in 140 characters or less, sometimes with no words at all!  This is an ever-changing industry and we need someone who is ready to stay one step ahead of the curve AND the competition.  One day you might be running around town shooting video.  One day you may be at your desk editing an amazing promo.  No two days will ever be the same and that’s part of what makes this job exciting.  You need to know current events and be able to research historical ones.  You need to be self-sufficient, but also able to work with a variety of departments and personalities to help you achieve your goals.  This is Milwaukee’s #1 News Station – your job is to help keep it #1.  Be interpersonal, adaptive and eager to learn.  Be able to turn lemons into lemonade.  Be able to find different ways to sell not-so different stories.  Be open to criticism.  Be flexible.  We’re looking for someone who can hit the ground running.  Think you have what it takes?  Send us some stuff!

Responsibilities. Work with the Creative Services and News teams to create messages and spots that appeal to the widest audiences possible.  

  • Create platform-specific tune-in promos and messages for a singular story.
  • Identify, target and engage a variety of audiences in unique and compelling ways.

Skills.

  • Be adept in the most popular social media platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and whatever comes along next. 
  • Know your way around DSLR cameras, Macs and Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Be able to work well under pressure and keep up with last minute changes.
  • Be able to identify the most compelling parts of news stories and sell them in unique ways.
  • Be a problem-solver who is ready to charge through obstacles and always have a plan B in your back pocket.

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

There are no positions available in this department.

ADMINISTRATION

There are no positions available in this department.

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

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