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.

Vice President of News

Vision. Community. Passion. Empathy. Motivation. Did we mention vision? WITI FOX 6, the market leader in Milwaukee, has a rare opportunity to bring in a new VP of News and Content. This job is all about working in a multimedia world with on-air, mobile, online, and whatever else comes next. It's about being a leader, inspiring people to do their best every single day in a great Midwest news market. It's about LOVING the news business!
 

Responsibilities

WITI FOX 6 produces over 65 hours of local news each week; with an experienced staff of professional journalists and some of the best photojournalists in the country.  

The bar is high. Our new News Director will be a superb motivator and communicator, and a natural creative news strategist.  

Essential duties include newsroom leadership, on-air recruiting, budget administration, personnel development, sweeps strategy, development of social media/online/mobile strategies, and local program development. You will give routine feedback with critiques of news product and of on-air personnel. You’ll also be in charge of maintaining professional guidelines and standards of news broadcasts and staff.  

It goes without saying that you must have a superior understanding of libel laws as they apply to broadcast journalism; as well as an understanding of the professional journalist's rights and responsibilities. Be ready to handle all inquiries and correspondence from the public regarding news matters.

Qualifications

You must have at least 5 years of news management experience and are excited about creating compelling content across multiple platforms. Excellent communication and time-management skills, a strong can-do attitude with a commitment to teamwork, and an open and honest management style are all vital for success in this role.  

CLICK HERE to apply for the Vice President of News position.

Weekend WakeUp Anchor/Reporter

FOX6 News is seeking an Anchor/Reporter to join our award-winning news team on weekend mornings! You’ll need to be personable and confident on the news desk.  Someone who can connect with viewers and have meaningful conversations about any topic…anytime!  We are looking for an aggressive storyteller who strives for excellence and relentlessly pursues every story with passion and purpose!  FOX is known to have the best employee benefits in the business including a generous time off package, 401k contributions, tuition reimbursement and of course world-class health insurance including dental and vision to name a few! 

Responsibilities

You will anchor two hours of morning news on weekends and then report for the rest of your schedule.  You will need to develop sources and have a passion for hard news as well as longer format type stories.  You’ll also need to be great on breaking news when the opportunity presents itself.  Our expectations are high, but we have a culture in our newsroom that encourages collaboration and out of the box thinking!  You must work well with others and have a winning attitude!!

Qualifications

Live reporting skills and a minimum of 3 years of news experience is required.  A college degree (preferably in Journalism) is required.  A team player who works well with photojournalists, editors, producers and managers is an absolute necessity.  Non-linear editing skills a plus.  You must be able to show us your exceptional writing, live shot and anchoring skills on one reel so send us your best work today!

CLICK HERE to apply for the Weekend WakeUp Anchor/Reporter position.

Reporter

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.

Responsibilities

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!

Qualifications

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.

Multi-Media Journalist

Do you love media?  Are you passionate about the stories that make a difference?  Are you a great writer, shooter, reporter and editor?  If yes, than we want you on our team.  FOX6 Milwaukee is looking for a creative, innovative journalist who can do it all.  We will provide you with the state-of-the-art equipment and you provide the amazing content. You will be rewarded with awesome benefits including a generous time off and 401k package.

Responsibilities

As an MMJ you will write, shoot, edit and present stories live for daily newscasts, station website and other social media platforms.  You will develop sources in the community and contribute story ideas daily. You will use your creative storytelling techniques to engage viewers and break down information to be clear and concise to our audience.  We are looking for that ‘people person’ who can work in our TEAM environment!

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field with a minimum 2 years on-air experience in a commercial television news operation. You must have non-linear editing experience, preferably Edius or Adobe Premiere. You must possess exceptional writing skills and work efficiently under tight deadlines. You must have a passion for storytelling and come to our editorial meetings with great story ideas!

CLICK HERE to apply for the Multi-Media Journalist position.

Executive Producer

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.

Responsibilities

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!

Qualifications

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.

Producer

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, sound and graphics to go along with your great writing!

Responsibilities

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! 

Qualifications

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.

Photojournalist

FOX6 is looking to add its newest member to our award-winning photo team!  If innovative, state-of-the-art storytelling through shooting and editing is part of your DNA we want to hear from you! Join a company with world-class benefits and a generous time off plan including paid holidays, vacation, and more! 

Responsibilities

We will give you state-of-the-art equipment, so you can capture the best sequences, natural sounds and moments to produce compelling stories that our viewers will remember.  Do you have a thirst to use the latest cutting edge video, editing and live technology?  Does a well-varied skill set in shooting and editing daily news on a deadline, as well as long form material sound like you?  Then contact us and let’s stretch your photojournalism wings creatively! 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred.
  • At least two years of Television News shooting experience, as well as technical knowledge of non-linear editing software, preferably Edius, and photo equipment
  • Must be physically able to lift, carry and handle 30 to 50 pounds of camera gear, and deal with the realities of a Wisconsin winter or summer.
  • Position requires driving.
  • Drone license preferred

CLICK HERE to apply for the Photojournalist position.

Photojournalist

FOX6 is looking to add its newest member to our award winning photo team!  If innovative, state-of-the-art storytelling through shooting and editing is part of your DNA we want to hear from you! 

Responsibilities

We will give you the most advanced equipment so you can capture the best sequences, natural sounds and moments to produce compelling stories that our viewers will remember.  Do you have a thirst to use the latest cutting edge video, editing and live technology?  Does a well-varied skill set in shooting and editing daily news on a deadline, as well as long form material sound like you?  Then contact us and let’s stretch your photojournalism wings creatively! 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred.
  • At least two years of Television News shooting experience, as well as technical knowledge of non-linear editing software, preferably Edius, and photo equipment
  • Must be physically able to lift, carry and handle 30 to 50 pounds of camera gear, and deal with the realities of a Wisconsin winter or summer.
  • Position requires driving.
  • Drone license preferred

CLICK HERE to apply for the Photojournalist position.

Editor

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!

Responsibilities

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 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!

Qualifications

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.

Production Technician/Floor Director

FOX6 Milwaukee is looking for an energetic Production Technician to assist with the production of live news broadcasts, commercial and promotional projects by operating equipment such as studio cameras, teleprompters, lighting equipment as well as Floor Directing.  Get rewarded with great benefits including a generous time off package and stellar medical, dental, vision and a substantial company match 401k program.  

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for studio lighting, constructing and maintaining sets.  You must be familiar with a lighting grid.  You will be cuing talent and assisting talent and guests with wireless microphones and IFB set up.  In this role, you will operate special equipment such as the teleprompter and jib camera.  You will be responsible for cleaning the studio and reporting any malfunctioning equipment to engineering. 

Qualifications

The ability to handle simple tools and physically able to move studio fixtures is required.  Must possess ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions and work well in a team.  Studio lighting experience and a basic understanding of set construction desired.   Technical school education or equivalent experience in television or theater production procedures preferred. 

CLICK HERE to apply for the Production Technician/Floor Director position.

Account Executive   (OTT/CTV/Digital Media)

FOX6 Milwaukee is looking for an experienced advertising salesperson to develop and manage business for the FOX6 team, selling multi-screen sponsorships, digital advertising and OTT/CTV streaming television on the FLX platform.  If you are a self-motivated sales hunter who loves helping local business grow, we want to talk to you!

A LITTLE ABOUT US: FOX6 Milwaukee, one of the strongest FOX stations in the country, is a leading local news organization backed by the powerful scale and resources that includes the OTT/CTV streaming platform FLX (FOX Local Extension).  FLX has 150+ high quality content partners and preferred / direct access to FOX owned streaming networks, www.connectwithflx.com.  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.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: 

  • Prospect for business in the Milwaukee market and Wisconsin. You will have the resources to help businesses communicate in all of their service areas statewide and beyond
  • Develop strong relationships with local ad agencies and direct accounts, using a consultative approach and consistently displaying extraordinary customer service
  • Present customized and well-researched advertising plans and solutions.  You will have a full suite of advertising solutions including FLX OTT streaming and exclusive access to FOX Sports streaming inventory,  NFL/Green Bay Packers, MLB/Milwaukee Brewers, Big Ten/Wisconsin Badgers and more
  • Consistently commit to learning and researching in a rapidly evolving business

WHAT YOU’LL HAVE:  The ideal candidate is highly competitive, with 2-3 years of successful experience in the digital media industry.  Digital Video Advertising and/or Digital Agency/Digital Publisher experience preferred.  College degree and OTT experience preferred.  Familiarity with basic digital media technology.  Excellent presentation skills.  Excellent communication skills.  Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  

CLICK HERE to apply for the Account Executive position.

Account Executive

FOX6 is seeking an experienced and energetic media salesperson with the primary responsibility of growing advertising revenue with existing accounts and through new business development on all FOX6 properties.  You will have a full suite of integrated advertising solutions and a supportive staff. You will build relationships with customers and prospects by displaying excellent customer service and a client-centric approach.

Responsibilities

  • FOX6 has significant advertising opportunity on multiple platforms. It is the role of the Account Executive to listen, prepare, present and close business with consultative approach.
  • Identify and present integrated marketing solutions to variety of local businesses in a variety of fields – retailers, healthcare, grocers, automotive, home improvement, financial, entertainment, home services, 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.
  • Account Executive in Sales Department. Direct report is to Local Sales Manager. Would also work with other management: National Sales Manager and Digital Sales Manager and Director of Sales.

Qualifications

  • Strong motivation to have long-term career success in broadcast & digital sales.
  • Personable with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Have basic understanding of digital products – display, mobile, email, video, search, native, contesting, social.
  • Strong desire to work in the field, making client needs analysis and sales presentation calls.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong work ethic and excellent follow-through.
  • Understanding of core marketing principles.
  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Four-year college degree and sales experience preferred 

CLICK HERE to apply for the Account Executive position.

Staff Accountant

WITI FOX6 is searching for an outgoing performer to work with the FOX6 Finance team.  This position will work hand in hand with multiple departments while specializing in assisting the Finance Director to prepare and coordinate timely and accurate reporting in accordance with company policies, government regulations and GAAP for WITI Television. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Finance Director
  • Update and create excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas
  • Completion and review of journal entries in connection with the month-end, quarter-end and fiscal year financial close process
  • Assist in the preparation of account reconciliations and monthly corporate reporting
  • Responsible for maintaining records of the station’s fixed assets
  • Assist on special projects, analyses and presentations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications

  • Finance or Accounting degree preferred
  • Strong organizational skills are required
  • Must be able to work under time constraints and manage deadlines
  • Requires strict standards of confidentiality and good judgment through proven work experience
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple tasks independently
  • Highly proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook.  Intermediate to advance excel skills.  Experience with automated accounting systems is helpful.

CLICK HERE to apply for the Staff Accountant position.

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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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those individuals who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.

If your organization regularly distributes information about employment opportunities and would like to receive job vacancy notifications from FOX6, please notify Human Resources by mail or e-mail to make your request. 

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.

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

Contact Information

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

Fax: 414-357-8937

Email: witi-hr@fox.com