Full-time openings:

Creative Services Producer
Creative Services Supervisor
News Photojournalist
Chief Engineer
Weekend News Anchor/Reporter

Part-time openings:

News Multi-Media Journalist
Sports Photojournalist
Floor Crew

Here is the printable job application for positions at WKBT News 8.


Creative Services Producer

WKBT-TV News 8 is looking for a Creative Services Producer.  We value creative thinkers with internal drive to continually innovate and produce high quality video and online production.  The right candidate will have the ability to concept, shoot and edit commercial advertisements.  Solid experience needed with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Motion and DSLR cameras.  Experience in  HTML5 rich media design a plus. Candidates must have outstanding customer service skills and the ability to do great work under deadlines. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.  No phone calls please.  Submit resume, application and DVD and/or web link of completed demo reel to:


Attn:  Human Resources / Creative Services Producer
141 S. 6th Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Or Email to humanresources@wkbt.com

WKBT is an equal opportunities employer.

Creative Services Supervisor

WKBT is looking for the next leader of our award winning Creative Services Department. We value creative thinkers with the internal drive to continually innovate and produce high quality production. Previous management experience and/or leadership training is preferred.

Candidates must have:
• Ability to coach, mentor and lead Creative Services team
• Strong attention to detail
• Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
• Experience concepting, writing, lighting, shooting and editing commercial and promotional videos for use on multiple broadcast and digital platforms
• Ability to direct on-camera talent
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Ability to do great work managing multiple projects under deadlines
• A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Essential skills needed
• Solid expertise with video cameras including broadcast quality and digital SLR
• Proficiency with Mac-based editing and effects software including Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Motion
• In-studio and on-location lighting proficiency
• Strong graphic design talent
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Experience creating digital promotions and advertisements using HTML5 a plus

Submit resume, application and a demo reel link or DVD to WKBT-TV, Human Resources/Creative Services Supervisor, 141 6th Street S., La Crosse, WI 54601.

WKBT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

News Photojournalist

WKBT-News 8 is looking for a creative visual storyteller to be our next full time news videographer. We value shooters who understand how to use multiple cameras and gear to make stories memorable. Responsibilities include shooting news stories with and without reporters, editing, operating live news gathering equipment and generating content for our social news platforms. Hands on experience is preferred and a valid driver’s license is required.

Send non-returnable resume reel and application letter or email link to:
Attn: Human Resources/News Photojournalist
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI 54601

Email information to: humanresources@wkbt.com

Chief Engineer

WKBT-TV, the La Crosse, WI affiliate of Morgan Murphy Stations, is aggressively searching for a Chief Engineer to manage and supervise our Engineering and Operations staff. This position has overall responsibility for the television broadcasting technical facilities and includes project management, staff development, and administrative functions.

Duties include supervising the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of all broadcast equipment, including transmitters, ENG systems, studio gear, and facilities. Hands on repair will be necessary at times. Oversee an IT systems technician and a operations technician, prepare and administer capital and operating budgets for technical facilities, manage, develop, schedule and supervise operations crew, ensure station compliance with all FCC and OSHA regulations.

This is a department-head level position that requires close interaction with other departments. Qualifications include 5 years’ experience in television broadcast engineering; PC literacy; valid Wisconsin driver’s license, and flexible schedule. Candidate must possess a strong electronics background, a working knowledge of digital electronics and broadcast IT, and the ability to manage a staff. Candidate must also have a strong knowledge of RF and FCC rules and regulations.

Prefer SBE certification; experience in remote television and computer-networking. Prior experience in a supervisory role or as a Chief engineer is helpful.

WKBT-TV offers a professional, challenging work environment as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, send resume and salary requirements to:

WKBT Human Resources/Chief Engineer
141 6th St. South
La Crosse, WI 54601
or email info to:

Equal Opportunity Employer
No phone calls.

Weekend News Anchor/Reporter

WKBT News 8 is looking for a weekend News Anchor/Reporter.  We need a strong journalist who can communicate effectively on air, online and on social.  If you have solid news experience we are ready to put you to work in beautiful La Crosse, WI as a contributing member of our award winning news team.  We value enterprise reporting and great storytelling.  This is not an entry level position.  It is a great next step for journalists in smaller markets looking to build on their anchoring skills and do high quality reporting.  Send resume info to:

WKBT Human Resources/Weekend News Anchor
141 6th St. South
La Crosse, WI 54601