WKBT News 8

Fulltime openings:
News Anchor/Reporter
News-Multimedia Reporter/Anchor
Media Sales Representative
Broadcast Engineer
IT Engineer

Part-time openings:
News Multi-Media Journalist
Sports Photojournalist
Floor Crew

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

Fulltime:
News Anchor/Reporter
WKBT News 8 is looking for a weekday News Anchor/Reporter. This position requires a strong journalist who can communicate effectively on air, online and through social media.  We need someone with proven news experience ready to come to work in 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:
humanresources@wkbt.com

WKBT is an EOE Employer

News-Multimedia Reporter/Anchor

WKBT News 8 is hiring an experienced full time News Multimedia Journalist with the proven ability to produce great stories on multiple platforms.  This is not an entry level reporter position.  We want a proven journalist who knows how to turn well researched information into compelling local content that goes beyond day turn storytelling.  Anchoring will be a regular part of your job duties.   College degree and experience required.

Email resume info and link to:  
humanresources@wkbt.com

WKBT Human Resources/News Multimedia Reporter/Anchor
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI 54601

WKBT is an EOE Employer

Media Sales Representative

WKBT-TV News 8 is adding to our team of sales professionals!  The position is responsible for generating revenue through selling television and digital interactive advertising. Candidates must have a proven and successful track record of getting results.  We want experienced superstar sales professionals who are highly motivated, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and are passionate about reaching goals for their customers and themselves. If you are looking for a rewarding, creative, and exciting career in television sales with a fantastic company that offers full benefits, look no further.  

Send your resume to:  
HR/General Sales Manager, WKBT-TV
141 South 6th Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
or email to humanresources@wkbt.com.

WKBT-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Broadcast Engineer
WKBT-TV is accepting applications for a full-time broadcast engineer with an emphasis on digital video to support its technical broadcast operations at its recently remodeled and updated facility. Daily responsibilities include support of SDI video, digital audio, and broadcast related equipment. Associate degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or relevant work experience required. SBE Certification is a plus but not mandatory. Applicant must have experience in operating and maintaining studio, control room, ENG gear, and be familiar with IT equipment.  Applicant must also be able to troubleshoot technical problems quickly and efficiently and must be able to communicate effectively in a team environment.  Good organizational and documentation skills along with an emphasis on customer service get you to the front of the line.
Send resume to:
WKBT News 8
Attn:  Human Resources/Broadcast Engineer
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI  54601
or email info to: humanresources@wkbt.com

Equal Opportunity Employer
No phone calls.

IT Engineer
WKBT-TV is accepting applications for a full-time broadcast engineer with an emphasis on IT to support its computer network and technical broadcast operations at its recently remodeled and updated facility. Daily responsibilities include supporting end users, networks, servers, and broadcast related equipment. Associate degree or higher in electronics or IT or relevant work experience required. SBE Certification is a plus but not mandatory. Applicant must have experience with server and desktop operating systems plus a solid foundation in hardware and software. Applicant must also be able to troubleshoot technical problems quickly and efficiently and communicate effectively in a team environment.  Organizational and documentation skills along with an emphasis on customer service get you to the front of the line.
Send resume to:
WKBT News 8
Attn:  Human Resources/IT Engineer
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI  54601
or email info to: humanresources@wkbt.com

Equal Opportunity Employer
No phone calls.

Part-time:
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.

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

Floor Crew
WKBT News 8 is hiring part-time Floor Crew Members for 2 shifts, our Morning (4:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.) and Noon (11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.) Newscasts and our Evening and Weekend (4:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.) Newscasts. Hours per week range from 20-30. This a great entry level opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career in broadcasting or is willing to learn multiple skills required to work behind the scenes in a fast paced environment.
We will train the right applicants to run teleprompter, studio cameras, and generate on-air graphics.

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