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.

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. 

FOX6 Milwaukee, one of the strongest FOX stations in the country, is a leading local news organization backed by the powerful scale and resources of FOX that includes the OTT/CTV streaming platform FLX (FOX Local Exchange).  FLX has 150+ high-quality content partners and preferred/direct access to FOX-owned streaming networks. If you are a self-motivated sales hunter who loves helping local businesses grow, we want to talk with you!

Responsibilities

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 sales 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 direct 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.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate is and highly competitive, with have 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 IAB certification 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.

Manager Engineering & Operations

FOX6 is seeking an experienced Engineering and Operations Manager. This position will take an active role in the operations and maintenance of the facilities including the planning and executing of technical advancements at WITI.

Responsibilities

The successful individual in this position will supervise the Technological Operations, Production and Maintenance Engineering teams. This role is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and/or proper operation of the extensive broadcast facilities including microwave and satellite trucks, cell-based newsgathering equipment, over the air transmissions, and transmitter site. This person will manage maintenance and operation schedules while ensuring proper staffing of broadcast facilities and coordinate with News, Programming, Production, Traffic, Creative Services and Sales Departments for additions and upgrades needed. The Engineering Manager will supervise union-represented team leaders and union engineers in operations and maintenance. This position will be responsible for assisting in capital and expense budgets. This role assists in hiring and training staff. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The right candidate should have 6 years’ experience in broadcast engineering and operations. Must demonstrate experience in design, construction, maintenance of broadcast and IT infrastructure including satellite and RF plans. Must have an understanding of current FCC Rules & Regulations. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong computer and PC skills are required. Project management experience and the ability to manage and complete deadlines while prioritizing projects. The ability to manage a union-represented workforce. Must be highly self-motivated and demonstrate attention to detail. College degree and/or comparable work experience is required.

CLICK HERE to apply for the Manager Engineering & Operations position. 

National Sales Assistant

FOX6 is searching for a motivated, detail-oriented team player to be an integral part of the FOX6 Sales Team.  This position helps the team to increase sales on all platforms including WITI FOX6, TV6.2 and Digital/Streaming. A primary focus is day-to-day interaction with FOX Station Sales (FSS), the company’s National Sales organization.  

Responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with all facets of the sales department: national sales, local sales, digital sales, traffic and research.
  • Enter orders/revisions in the Wide Orbit Traffic system.
  • Confirm orders in Wide Orbit Connect.
  • Communicate with the national salespeople regarding all preempted commercials and make-good offers.  This includes following up with all unresolved situations.
  • Provide weekly exact commercial advertising times to salespeople or advertisers
  • Work with Finance department on invoicing, discrepancy and collection issues
  • Notify salespeople and clients of any late runs due to programming overruns, late breaking news, etc.
  • Support National Sales Manager by working with creative services on commercial production projects
  • Distribute reports to sales management when needed
  • Oversee paid programming by working directly with FSS to insure station has all paid time periods sold with program titles and CIA checks
  • Work with traffic department on advertising copy traffic
  • Work with other sales support personnel when needed Work with sales management on political advertising including maintaining contracts, ensuring FCC paperwork is complete and verifying that cash in advance payments have been received Maintaining the Political files on the FCC website Support other station departments and station initiatives when needed Help with additional projects and duties when needed
  • Work with sales management on political advertising including maintaining contracts, ensuring FCC paperwork is complete and verifying that cash in advance payments have been received
  • Maintaining the Political files on the FCC website
  • Support other station departments and station initiatives when needed
  • Help with additional projects and duties when needed

Qualifications

  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Personable with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn industry software including Wide Orbit and Kantar.
  • Two or four-year college degree and prior work experience preferred

CLICK HERE to apply for the National Sales Assistant position.

Producer

FOX 6 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.

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 of 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 you love to tell good stories and aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty from time to time, then this might be the place for you!  We pride ourselves on quality audio, natural sound and compelling pictures.  You must be able to strive for excellence every day to hang with this group!!  There’s plenty of room for advancement too!

Responsibilities

  • Capture the best sequences, natural sound and moments while collaborating with reporters, producers and managers to produce compelling stories that our viewers will remember.
  • Operate ENG Live Trucks /Streaming devices and other mobile gear and live equipment.
  • Knowledge of lighting techniques for live shots and interviews.
  • Creative use of natural sound
  • Edit daily news stories on deadline
  • Edit video for publication specific to Internet.
  • Open to learning how to write copy, captions or headlines to contribute to our digital platforms.

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 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.

Newscast Director (Part-Time)

FOX6 is seeking an experienced newscast director.  This position involves nights/early morning and weekend shifts.  

Responsibilities

The successful individual in this position will work with producers and control room crew to create live, compelling, error-free newscasts.  While the main emphasis is news, this position may be called upon to direct all types of television station programs including promotion, local programming, community affairs, commercials and remotes.  

Qualifications

Experience with Ross Overdrive, iNews, BitCentral, and Chyron is preferred.  Ability to work unique shifts and schedules with turnarounds from evenings to mornings is required.  Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions.  Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing events while remaining calm under pressure.  Strong attention to detail is necessary.  High school diploma required, college degree preferred.  The right candidate should have 1-2 years’ experience in a broadcast operation.  This position is represented by IBEW Local 2150.  

CLICK HERE to apply for the Newscast Director position.

Newscast Director (Full-Time)

FOX6 is seeking an experienced Newscast Director.  This position involves nights/early morning and weekend shifts. 

Responsibilities

The successful individual in this position will work with producers and control room crew to create live, compelling, error-free newscasts.  While the main emphasis is news, this position may be called upon to direct all types of television station programs including promotion, local programming, community affairs, commercials and remotes. 

Qualifications

Experience with Ross Overdrive, iNews, BitCentral, and Chyron is preferred.  Ability to work unique shifts and schedules with turnarounds from evenings to mornings is required.  Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relay directions. Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing events while remaining calm under pressure.  Strong attention to detail is necessary.  High school diploma required, college degree preferred.  The right candidate should have 1-2 years’ experience in a broadcast operation.  This position is represented by IBEW Local 2150. 

CLICK HERE to apply for the Newscast Director (full-time) position.

Production Technician

FOX6 Milwaukee is looking for a Production Technician to assist with the production of live news broadcasts, commercial and promotional projects by operating equipment such as studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting equipment. 

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

Qualified candidate must have studio lighting experience and a basic understanding of set construction.  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.  Candidates will have a technical school education or equivalent experience in television or theater production procedures. 

CLICK HERE to apply for the Production Technician position.

Production Technician

FOX6 Milwaukee is looking for a Production Technician to assist with the production of live news broadcasts, commercial and promotional projects by operating equipment such as studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting equipment. 

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

Qualified candidate must have studio lighting experience and a basic understanding of set construction.  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.  Candidates will have a technical school education or equivalent experience in television or theater production procedures. 

CLICK HERE to apply for the Production Technician 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
  • Review Wide Orbit revenue coding for proper commission calculation.  Work with sales management for appropriate new business documentation and coding changes
  • Oversee the capital expenditure reconciliation and spending in coordination with the Chief Engineer.  Responsible for maintaining records of the station’s fixed assets
  • Review, code, and approve accounts payable timely and accurately
  • 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 helpful

CLICK HERE to apply for the Staff Accountant position.

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

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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

FOX6 News WITI-TV Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.