Full-time openings:

News Anchor/Reporter
Creative Services Supervisor
News/Station Promotions Producer

Part-time openings:

News Multi-Media Journalist
Sports Photojournalist
Floor Crew

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


News Anchor/Reporter

WKBT News 8 is looking for a weekday News Anchor/Reporter. We need a strong journalist who can communicate effectively on air, online and through social media. 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. Send resume info to:

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

or email info to:

WKBT is an Equal Opportunity 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:
• 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 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/Station Promotions Producer

WKBT New 8 is hiring a highly creative News/Station Promotions Producer. In addition to daily topical promotions, you will create high quality, memorable promotions designed to enhance our newscast and station image within our community. You must be able to meet daily deadlines and initiate long term planning. We want a strong team player who also has the skill set to work independently. You must have strong creative and topical writing skills as well as editing expertise with Final Cut Studio and/or Adobe Creative Suite. College degree or equivalent experience essential. News background and promotions experience is a definite plus. Send resume reel to:
WKBT Human Resources/Promotion
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI 54601

Or email to humanresources@wkbt.com
WKBT is an equal opportunities employer.


News Multi-Media Journalist

WKBT News 8 is hiring a part-time News Multimedia Journalist to join our team of news professionals. Candidates must have journalism related experience and/or relevant college classes.  Camera, editing and computer experience is a plus.  Hours per week range between 10-25 and you must have an excellent driving record.  This is an excellent entry level opportunity for someone willing to learn the multiple skills required to work behind the scenes in a busy, challenging and deadline driven newsroom.

Drop off or mail your application to:
WKBT Human Resources/
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI 54601
or email: humanresources@wkbt.com
WKBT is an equal opportunity employer.

Sports Photojournalist

WKBT News 8 is hiring a part-time Sports Photojournalist. We will train the right applicant to record and edit highlights for our nightly sportscasts. Hours per week range between 10-25. Most shifts occur in the late afternoon and evening. Must be available Friday nights along with some weekends and have an excellent driving record.

We take pride in our coverage of local high school sports and area college athletics. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start their career in broadcasting and/or a big sports fan who is excited about the possibility of having a part-time job that takes you to various local sporting events.