WKBT Jobs

WKBT Jobs

Full-time openings:

Television Broadcast Engineer
Newscast Director
Media Sales Representative

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.

Newscast Director

Stop watching TV and start creating it.  WKBT News 8 is looking for a full time Newscast Director.  There’s no such thing as a boring day when you’re working in a fast paced, high tech TV control room environment.  We need a strong team leader with excellent communication skills who can deal with daily deadlines and has experience hiring, training and supervising staff.  Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Premier and After Effects a must.  Avid i-NEWS experience preferred.  Directors work specific newscast schedules but hours may vary.  Email resume info to:  humanresources@wkbt.com
Or mail to:
WKBT TV
Attn:  Human Resources/Newscast Director
141 6th Street South
La Crosse, WI  54601

No phone calls please.  WKBT is an equal opportunity 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.

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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