Full-time openings:

Television Broadcast Engineer
Creative Services Supervisor
Creative Services Producer

Part-time openings:

News Multi-Media Journalist
Sports Photojournalist
Floor Crew

Click here for a printable job application for positions at WKBT News 8.

Full-time:

Television Broadcast Engineer

WKBT-TV is accepting applications for a full-time entry level broadcast engineer. Daily responsibilities include equipment and electrical problem-solving and repair under deadline pressure as well as facility maintenance. Relevant IT and support-related work experience.  SBE Certification is a plus, but not mandatory. Organizational/documentation skills and emphasis on customer service a must. Position reports to Chief Engineer and requires emergency and occasional on-call duty. Valid driver’s license required.
We offer a professional, challenging work environment, competitive compensation and benefit package, and encourage our employees to grow professionally with us.  To apply, send or email resume to:

WKBT News 8
Attn:  Human Resources/IT Engineer
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI  54601
humanresources@wkbt.com

Equal Opportunity Employer
No phone calls.

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:
• A minimum of 1 year recent leadership and/or supervisory experience
• Ability to coach, mentor and lead Creative Services team
• Strong attention to detail
• Exceptional organizational and communication 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
• Experience with Sony and Canon camera systems a plus
• Skilled with Mac operating systems
• Proficiency working with the Adobe Creative Cloud,  primarily Premiere, After Effects, Audition and Photoshop
• In-studio and on-location lighting and audio proficiency
• Strong graphic and motion design talent

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 EOE.

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:

WKBT-TV
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.


Essential skills needed:
• Solid expertise with video cameras including broadcast quality and digital SLR
• Experience with Sony and Canon camera systems a plus
• Skilled with Mac operating systems
• Proficiency working with the Adobe Creative Cloud,  primarily Premiere, After Effects, Audition and Photoshop
• In-studio and on-location lighting and audio proficiency
• Strong graphic and motion design talent


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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