Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Multimedia Journalist / News Anchor

TV - Air Talent TV - News

WKBT News 8 Now is looking for an experienced reporter who's looking to make the next step in their career. You are a strong, engaged, and animated communicator who wants to cover the stories that matter to the Coulee Region through strong storytelling and from the anchor desk.

Here's what our ideal candidate needs to know:

  • This is the type of market where you can easily become a star by just doing what you do: being an excellent storyteller who's great at live shots and dedicated to digital.
  • You will anchor the noon show on weekdays but may be tapped to anchor other shows as needed.
  • We provide regular, constructive feedback from an experienced team and an outside storytelling coach.
  • You'll need a passion to look beyond an event or press release to provide context to the stories you're assigned.
  • Depending on your strengths, you may work as a morning or dayside MMJ.
  • We love innovation when it comes to workflow, content, and training, and we want to hear your ideas.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of reporting experience/live reporting, preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent news writing and visual storytelling.
  • Familiarity with digital video cameras, non-linear editing, and social media platforms.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites and social media platforms.
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays if needed.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. of gear and to sit, walk or stand for long periods of time.
  • Valid Driver's License and good driving record.

Visit us at https://morganmurphymedia.com/current-openings/ to apply online today!

No phone calls please.

WKBT is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Info

Station/Company Name : Morgan Murphy Media

Contact Name : Human Resources

Contact Email : humanresources@wkbt.com

Location : La Crosse, WI

Application Information : Visit us at https://morganmurphymedia.com/current-openings/ to apply online today!

Expiration Date : 1/31/2022

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