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WKBT Jobs

Full-time openings:

Media Sales Representative
Business Manager
Weekend News Anchor/Reporter

Part-time openings:

News Multi-Media Journalist
Sports Photojournalist
Floor Crew

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Full-time:

Business Manager

WKBT-TV, the Morgan Murphy Media-owned CBS affiliate in beautiful La Crosse, WI is aggressively searching for an experienced Business Manager.  We are an award winning community servant with a unique can-do and supportive culture that makes WKBT-TV an interesting place to work!

This position will be responsible for business activities such as budgeting, forecasting, expense management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and month-end close activities for WKBT-TV as well as HR functions such as payroll, benefit administration, recruitment, compliance, and employee relations.

On the Accounting side, you will report to our Regional Controller based in Madison, WI. On the HR side, you will coordinate all HR functions with our Dir of HR, General Manager, and Station Manager.

This is a department head level position with supervisory oversight of the on-site accounting assistant and front desk receptionist staff. 

We’re in need of someone with a minimum of a two-year associate degree in accounting and experience in Human Resources as well as proficiency in Excel.  Prior office management experience and knowledge of Word & Outlook also helpful and preference will be given to those with experience in ADP payroll and Great Plains or other general business software platforms.

We offer a professional, challenging work environment, competitive compensation, and we encourage our employees to grow professionally with us.  To apply, email resume and salary requirements to the WKBT-TV Corporate Headquarters in Madison, WI at hr@wisctv.com or send information to:

Morgan Murphy Media
Attn.:  WKBT-TV Accounting
7025 Raymond Rd
Madison, WI  53719

Equal Opportunity Employer
Visit our website: http://www.news8000.com

 

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.

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

or email info 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

No phone calls please.
WKBT is an equal opportunity employer.


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