WKBT News 8

Fulltime openings:
Administrative Sales, Marketing and Public Service Coordinator
News Anchor/Reporter
News-Multimedia Reporter/Anchor
Media Sales Representative
Web & Mobile Marketing Coordinator

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

Administrative Sales, Marketing and Public Service Coordinator

WKBT News 8 is looking for an Administrative Sales, Marketing and Public Service Coordinator.  We are looking for a professional to assist with our Sales and Public Service Departments.  This position requires:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational talent
  • Ability to manage multiple projects,
  • Self-starting initiative while adjusting to changing work priorities
  • Skill to work well with all levels of personnel
  • Perform duties with minimal direction/supervision. 

This is a rewarding, creative and exciting position with a fantastic multi-media company that offers full benefits.  Find a printable job application form at www.news8000.com Click on "Printable WKBT Job Application" under about us. Drop off or mail your application along with resume and references to WKBT Human Resources/Web, 141 6th Street South, La Crosse, WI 54601 or email to humanresources@wkbt.com. WKBT is an equal opportunity 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 looking for an advertising sales professional. 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
WKBT-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Web & Mobile Marketing Coordinator

WKBT-TV is searching for a full-time Web & Mobile Marketing Coordinator for our station’s digital products. This is both a strategic and a hands-on sales support position best suited for candidates with online sales and / or marketing experience and a high level of organization and customer service.  This position would be responsible for managing project initiatives for clients and will organize the various components needed to execute our website and mobile marketing campaigns.  Proficiency in Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, and Microsoft Word is required. Experience with Flash animation, HTML 5 and web analytics helpful.

Find a printable job application form at www.news8000.com Click on "Printable WKBT Job Application" under the About Us tab.  Drop off or mail your application to WKBT Human Resources/Web, 141 6th Street South, La Crosse, WI 54601 or email to humanresources@wkbt.com. WKBT is an equal opportunity employer.

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.