Job Listings At FOX6
FOX Television Stations, LLC is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. The FOX TV Stations markets include (*indicates a duopoly market): *New York, *Los Angeles, *Chicago, Philadelphia, *Dallas, *San Francisco, *Washington DC, *Houston, Atlanta, *Phoenix, Tampa, Detroit, *Seattle, *Minneapolis/St. Paul, *Orlando, Austin and Milwaukee.
This is a current listing of available job opportunities with WITI-TV.
Wanted – Curious, passionate, dynamic journalist with a need to break stories and win every day on-air and on-line. If that describes you and your work, we’d love to have you join our team. You’ll be rewarded with amazing company benefits including a generous time off package and 401k program.
Developing sources and breaking stories is what it’s all about, you MUST be able to demonstrate how you aggressively pursue relevant stories and develop exclusive content. You must be great at incorporating digital/social media content with all your stories too. The successful candidate must have strong LIVE reporting skills and the ability to communicate complex stories that our viewers can understand and use to better their lives!! You have to be a people person who can work in a TEAM environment!
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field with a minimum 3 years reporting experience in a commercial television news operation. You must have a passion for storytelling and come to our editorial meetings with great story ideas! You’ll need to exhibit strong on air skills both in the field and in studio. You must strive for excellence in everything and relentlessly pursue your stories with passion and determination.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Reporter position.
We’re looking for that special person with vision and a passion for journalism to oversee our daily newscasts. The ideal candidate knows how to showcase the day’s top story, develop story ideas, respond to breaking news, weather, and sports - and oh yeah….be a great people person! As part of the FOX family you will enjoy generous paid time off (right out of the gate!), full salary replacement for short term disability and parental leave, 401k with matching, robust employee resources, and what our employees describe as the "BEST" medical benefits.
Do you have a track record of excellence in producing and booth skills – then let’s talk. This position oversees the creation of show rundowns, participates in story selection and oversees content – does that sound like you? Do you know a great newscast with graphics and pacing when you see one? If so, you are who we are looking for.
You will become a member of the FOX6 news management team and will develop and implement strategic goals in concert. The executive producer also ensures reporters and photojournalists in the field meet newsroom standards for fairness, accuracy, ethics and presentation. The EP is a key player in managing staff accountability.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of something special! We are the news and digital leader in the Milwaukee market and are looking for the best and brightest to help continue that tradition!
Three plus years of newscast producing is required. Prior newsroom management experience and a college degree in journalism or related field is a necessity!
CLICK HERE to apply for the Executive Producer position.
FOX6 News is seeking a top-notch show producer to join our team! We’re a big shop that puts out a lot of news every day. We have all the news-gathering tools and place a premium on content and production techniques that are relevant and attract a diverse audience! You must be able to create great visuals to go along with your great writing.
You must be able to produce fast-paced newscasts with urgency and accuracy. You have to manage your show with creativity and have a keen eye for detail. Producing is not just about television anymore – it’s about all the unique channels available to us through social networking, online and whatever else comes down the road next. You’ll need to embrace all those things to be successful here!
You must have a college degree (preferably in Journalism) with a minimum of two years producing experience working at a commercial television station. The world of TV News is changing, so you must be well-versed in all aspects of journalism, from online to working sources through social networking. Non-linear editing skills a plus!! Send us a link of your very best work!
CLICK HERE to apply for the Producer position.
FOX6 Milwaukee is looking for a Video Editor to join our team. We have more news than any other station in the state and need someone with a good eye to help put our award-winning product on the air. FOX is known for their world-class benefits including a generous time off program and 401k. We’d love to have you on our team!
Here’s your chance to get your foot in the door of Milwaukee’s best news department and show off what you can do with your skills! If you’ve dreamed of advancing your career in a market like Milwaukee, we can give you the opportunity and state of the art equipment to succeed! Are you committed to generating great video? Are you creative? Do you have high journalistic standards of fairness? Then we want you! This position will edit daily news and sports stories for live broadcast, station website and all current and future media platforms. Link us up with your work, tell us who you are and what you’re about. This is a great opportunity to get in at the ground level and begin an amazing career!
Qualified candidate must have experience using standard broadcast non-linear editing, preferably Edius. 1 year of editing experience preferred, but not required. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. The ability to edit with speed, efficiency and creatively while producing high quality content is required. You must be able to demonstrate good judgement and decision making skills. You will work with producers to visually enhance information in the newscast. You must have a proven track record of dependability and the ability to work a variety of schedules to meet company needs. Two or four year college degree preferred.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Editor position.
FOX6 News is searching for a key player to fill the vital role of Assignment Editor for our award-winning news operation. Can you juggle emails, phones, social media and police scanners? Can you direct news crews in breaking news situations? Can you come to work with a positive attitude and ready to beat the competition? If this is you, we want you on our team! Join a company with world-class benefits including a generous time off program and 401k.
You will be responsible for guiding news coverage on digital and broadcast platforms during your assigned shift. You must understand how to create and construct compelling and impactful news content. You will handle ENG and news crew deployment and coordinate live crew assignments. Because we are a multiple platform news operation with a heavy emphasis on our digital platforms, you must know how to use social media, the internet and other emerging technologies to generate news stories and news contacts. You must have the skills to post content and assign resources to a digital platform. This position assists the news producers with story research. You will monitor police and fire scanners and e-mail for potential news stories. Other duties as assigned.
Must have a Journalism or communication degree or related experience. Previous assignment desk, associate producer or news internship experience preferred. Applicant must have excellent news judgment and understand how to use current news gathering tools for both broadcast and digital platforms. Must be organized and be able to prioritize assignments to maximize staff output. Must be able to multi-task and think logistically. Strong communication skills and commitment to the highest standards of journalism is required.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Assignment Editor position.
Broadcast Maintenance Engineer/Electrician
WITI is looking for an Electrician with high voltage experience that has an interest in learning RF. You will be responsible for maintaining the Transmitter and building facility. In this role, you will work with outside vendors who will service the Generator, UPS, HVAC and Transmitter Tower.
What you will do in this role
- Install, troubleshoot, configure and maintain a wide variety of television broadcast equipment including HDSDI television switching and routing equipment, audio mixing equipment, broadcast studio and ENG camera systems, robotic camera systems, MPEG encoding equipment, satellite and microwave data and distribution systems, production and master control automation equipment, wireless microphone and IFB equipment, intercom matrix equipment, etc.
- Install and configure various IT equipment including desktop PC’s, laptops, network switching infrastructure, and KVM systems
- Train end users on new systems and workflows; develop documentation, user guides, and drawings as required.
- Update broadcast systems as required to maintain high InfoSec security standards
- Patch and update broadcast operating systems and applications as required for life cycle maintenance and security best practices
- Assist with maintenance of the transmitter and transmitter site.
- Assist with cable management where required.
Required qualifications and experience
- IT knowledge, including working knowledge of networking, PC/server hardware, SSH/Telnet CLI access via Putty, etc.
- Windows OS knowledge (Windows 10, Windows Server OS versions)
- The ability to learn new systems quickly and embrace new technology.
- Ability to interface remotely with internal Fox personnel or outside vendor support to resolve technical issues quickly
- The ability to successfully interface with Engineering Team members and other station staff to maintain Fox6‘s positive work environment.
- Basic RF knowledge
- Basic electrical knowledge
- The ability to work outdoors, lift heavy objects, climb ladders and bend over/kneel to perform various equipment and cable installation tasks
- Basic Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Valid Driver’s license is required
Helpful qualifications and experienced (but not required for the right candidate)
- SDI video knowledge and experience
- MPEG Encoding/streaming experience (MPE 2, 4, HEVC, etc.) and ASI/TSOIP installation and troubleshooting
- Experience with studio/ENG cameras, robotic camera systems
- Audio/mixing system Experience including Dante/AES 67 audio networking, mixing, and distribution
- Mac and/or Linux knowledge
- Data/Video/Audio fiber distribution and troubleshooting
- VMWare and Cisco switch knowledge
- Soldering and cable assembly skills (coax, XLR, Ethernet)
- Light construction skills for various installation projects
- SBE Certification
- IT or Electronics certificate and/or AS Degree
This position is represented by the IBEW.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Broadcast Maintenance Engineer/Electrician position.
FOX6 has an opportunity available for an energetic, marketing genius who thrives on helping local businesses succeed and grow. As a Media Account Executive, you will interact with business owners and decision makers so you must excel at building relationships and become a trusted source for your new and existing clients. You must be able to present strategic solutions to businesses and make the most of their marketing budget. As a FOX6 Media Account Executive, you have the added benefit of being able to offer clients a full suite of integrated advertising solutions including NFL (Green and Gold!), Masked Singer, Accused, Judge Judy and our top-rated Local News. If you’re up to the challenge you will be rewarded with an exciting career with great earning potential and the satisfaction of helping your community businesses!
What you'll do
- FOX6 has significant advertising opportunity on multiple platforms. It is the role of the Account Executive to listen, prepare, present and close business with a consultative approach.
- Identify and present integrated marketing solutions to variety of local businesses in a variety of fields – retailers, healthcare, automotive, home improvement, financial, entertainment, legal and more.
- Prospect for new accounts – make cold/warm calls to secure needs analysis meetings and peak businesses interest with all the exciting programs and products we have to offer
- Research accounts and the marketplace on a consistent basis.
- Work with variety of internal departments -- Creative Services on commercial production, Traffic department on advertising copy traffic, Finance department on invoicing, discrepancies, collection issues, and sales support personnel who will assist with the fulfillment of your TV and digital campaigns.
What you'll have
As a FOX6 Media Account Executive, you must be passionate about collaborating with local business owners. Being personable with excellent written and verbal communication skills is essential in your success. You must be detail oriented and organized to stay on top of clients’ needs. Being proficient with MS Office is necessary. An understanding of core marketing principles is vital to provide targeted solutions to your clients. You must have a strong desire to work in the field (not sitting in an office) to meet with clients, discover their needs and present a strong marketing plan that will help clients reach their goals. A basic understanding of digital products – display, mobile, email, video, search, native, contesting and social is preferred, not necessary. A four-year college degree and prior sales experience is desired.
What you will get in return
A comprehensive benefits package including amazing medical benefit options, generous time off, 401k matching, education reimbursement, donation matching, short term disability, paid parental leave – just to name a few - as well as a flexible and family friendly work environment.
CLICK HERE to apply for the Account Executive position.
FOX Television Stations, LLC is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Lose Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.
We believe in the future of entertainment – across all platforms and for all audiences.
FOX has always given unfettered access to the moments that have collectively captivated us. The breaking story. The unmissable final. The outrageous touchdown. The shocking cliffhanger. We changed the game on sports and news production. Now we’re looking to change the game again. We are pioneering the future of news, sports and entertainment in the digital realm.
It’s an audacious mission. We’re challenging ourselves to be the first to do it - to disrupt the digital entertainment category and redefine the live experience for the next generation.
And we’re doing it by starting from scratch. Think of FOX as a start-up with the backing of a Fortune 500 corporation.
FOX has always been an advocate for the disruptive spirit. And now, we’re looking for like-minded people to push the boundaries on what entertainment can mean. Join us to help make the best of sports, news and entertainment more personal, more immersive and more interactive than ever before.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those individuals who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.
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WITI – TV/FOX6 is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
Applications and resumes may be sent to the attention of the Human Resources Dept. at:
- FOX 6 – WITI
- 9001 N. Green Bay Road
- Milwaukee, WI 53209