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Television Wisconsin Job Listings

Published On: Apr 08 2012 01:14:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 19 2016 12:49:04 PM CDT


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Main News Anchor: WISC-TV, Southern Wisconsin’s news leader, is aggressively looking for an Anchor/Reporter to lead our 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.  We have a legacy of success in Madison and were recently awarded eight 2016 regional Murrow awards from RTDNA, including the top award for overall excellence.  We're looking for someone to help grow our tradition of excellence.  
We are seeking a strong journalist to champion our newscasts on TV, online and through social media. This person must understand the changing role of a television anchor and how to engage audiences across multiple platforms. We expect to be innovative on a daily basis. The right person will be able to help lead our staff and have a passion to win. We are not simply looking for a news reader.
Qualifications include anchor and reporting experience, proficient in live shots, strong writer, and ability to work with others in a deadline situation.  We place a strong emphasis on enterprise reporting and expect this person will break stories. Minimum of 3 years anchor experience preferred. Investigating reporting experience is a plus.  In addition, our award-winning website, leads the market and we place a premium on breaking stories online and through social media.

Executive News Producer:  WISC-TV, Southern Wisconsin’s news leader in Madison, is aggressively seeking an Executive Producer - Nightside to help lead our news staff.  Working closely with our established management team, the primary responsibility of this position is to help create, develop and implement strategies to improve our news product and ratings. In addition, the right candidate:

•       Makes decisions relating to coverage, content and implementation of show direction.
•       Works with multi-media reporters/photographers to determine direction of stories and expectations.
•       Works closely with news team on coverage, story selection, live coverage, assignment of reporters and crews.
•       Collaborates with producers on rundowns, story selection, formats, graphics, content, and pace & flow of newscast.
•       Works with digital team members to meet online, social, and mobile goals.
·       Develops special project coverage for station initiatives.
•       Leads long term planning for news coverage and sweeps periods.

 The ideal candidate will be able to supervise, coach and motivate team members and collaborate with the News Director on a wide variety of issues.  We prefer candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field and previous news management experience.

Bureau Multi-Media Journalist: WISC-TV is aggressively searching for a multi-media journalist with the ability to tell compelling stories.  This person will be responsible for independently operating our Rock County news bureau in Janesville, located 30 miles from Madison. Duties include turning stories on a daily basis, live reporting and covering breaking news situations.  We are looking for a creative storyteller who has the ability to find enterprise stories and deliver them to multiple platforms. In addition to our television newscasts, we place a strong emphasis on our award-winning website, htpp://, our social media efforts, 16 area community websites and our growing mobile digital content. We expect this position to provide on-going content contributions to all offerings.  This position includes weekend and evening hours and requires primary residency in Rock County. Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field or some newsroom experience that ideally includes on-air reporting and photography work. The ideal candidate must feel comfortable working in an independent environment, be committed to developing sources for stories, and possess a desire to become an active member of the community. We also require knowledge of journalistic standards as they relate to on-air presentation of news stories, accurate and comprehensive writing skills, and an ability to generate story ideas.

Future Sales & Marketing Leaders Wanted Right Now! Morgan Murphy Media (WISC-TV, TVW,, Phase 3 Digital, and Madison Magazine) is seeking consultative sellers of traditional television, interactive, digital services, and mobile to become the future leaders of one of the few family -owned media companies in the country.  Recent college graduates in marketing, business administration, communications, journalism, and broadcasting( with a special emphasis on digital media) are encouraged to apply.  Winning candidates will undergo a comprehensive media and digital sales training program to enable success.  This is a rare opportunity to work for a company that offers autonomy, flexibility, income growth, upward mobility, and work-life balance in a very desirable city – Madison, Wisconsin.  We offer very competitive starting wages and benefits to successful candidates who are motivated to become future media and industry leaders. Join our team and ensure a great start to a great career!   

Television News Producer: WISC-TV is actively searching for a News Producer to help lead our team at the #1 rated station in Madison.   We need a newsroom leader with a proven ability to deliver a high-quality, high energy newscast which appeals to our local audience.  Specific duties include working closely with the Executive Producer and Managing Editor to determine content needs and story ideas on a daily and long-term basis.  The ideal candidate will write clearly for multiple platforms, including our website. Social media proficiency is required.  The newscast producer will work with reporters and photographers on story development, and lead our Production staff with technical presentation of the newscast. Other duties include writing topical promotions, setting up live shots, editing and posting content to our website. We need a creative thinker with excellent news judgment who can deliver relevant and compelling stories every day. We prefer applicants with 1 year experience and college degree. A writing test is required.


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Madison Magazine

Editorial Assistant - Part-Time: Madison Magazine is seeking a part-time Editorial Assistant to help post stories, blog entries, and other on-line content to the web as well as assist the marketing team at events.  This position requires a combination of digital, journalistic and organizational skills coupled with the ability to prioritize, multitask, complete tasks quickly and meet deadlines. Among the desired traits of the Editorial Assistant are enthusiasm for working for a vibrant city-regional magazine, curiosity, motivation, dependability, strong writing and grammar skills, knowledge of AP Style and the ability to create content for the web.     

QueenB Radio Wisconsin, Inc. (WGLR / WPVL, Platteville)

Midday Radio Personality: Yes Virginia, there are still live local radio stations that believe in engaging, fun listener interaction. QueenB Radio Wisconsin has a rare midday personality opening at award winning 97.7 Country WGLR. This is not a voice tracked, calling it in position. Our midday personality interacts with our listeners over the air and within the community. This is an opportunity to join our award winning Big Show with Rob Spangler and 2015 Music Row Reporter Of The Year Ryan McCall in producing the very best live, local programming in country music. If hosting a live call in music show, producing killer production and love to engage the listener, this could be the gig for you. 

QueenB Television Wisconsin, Inc. (WKBT-TV, La Crosse)

Media Sales RepresentativeWKBT-TV News 8 is adding to our team of sales professionals!  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

Floor Crew:  WKBT News 8 is hiring part-time Floor Crew Members for our Morning (4:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.) and Noon (11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.) Newscasts. We will train the right applicants to run teleprompter, studio cameras, and generate on-air graphics. 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. Drop off or mail your application to: WKBT Human Resources/Floor Crew 141 6th Street South La Crosse, WI 54601 or email: WKBT is an equal opportunity employer.

No current openings


We offer a professional, challenging work environment, competitive compensation and benefits package, and we encourage our employees to grow professionally with us. To apply send resume and salary requirements to:

Television Wisconsin Inc.
Attn.: Human Resources
7025 Raymond Road
Madison, WI 53719 Or fax:
(608) 278-5568

Or Email:

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