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DEPARTMENT: News
POSITION: News Director

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI has an immediate opening for a News Director. The News Director will lead all aspects of the daily operation of a highly rated, award-winning newsroom.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field preferred
At least 3 years of newsroom experience, and some management experience
Proven ability to provide strategic leadership to win multi-platform news coverage and drive ratings
Strong administrative abilities and knowledge of human resources
The drive and desire to hire and train employees to execute the newsroom's strategic plans
The ability to create, manage, and maintain department budget goals

Send resume to:
hr@wsaw.com
If neccesary, mail to:
WSAW-TV
Human Resources
1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403

All applicants should include a resume, references, and salary requirements.

E.O.E.
Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment.
WSAW is an E-Verify Location

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DEPARTMENT: News
POSITION: Assignment Editor

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI is seeking a full-time weekday Assignment Editor. Duties will include assisting the News Director to plan daily news coverage, and generate story leads and ideas. You will work with the News Director to daily execute the station's strategic coverage plan. You will track important court cases, crimes, community events, human interest stories, public meetings, press releases, and story follow-ups. You will schedule, dispatch, and coordinate news, sports, and weather crews. You must have a desire to develop relationships with the people, and knowledge of the places and events of North Central Wisconsin. You will also assist the News Director in coordinating special projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent news judgment
3 years of newsroom experience preferred
The ability to train and direct news employees
Organizational and leadership skills
Proficiency with email, web, and social media
Command of the English language, and experience with news writing
Familiarity with the Wausau-Rhinelander DMA a plus

Email resume and work samples to:
Mikel Lauber, News Director – mlauber@wsaw.com
All applicants should include a resume and salary requirements.

E.O.E.
Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment.
WSAW is an E-Verify Location

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DEPARTMENT: News
POSITION: Videojournalist

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI is seeking a videojournalist to join NorthCentral Wisconsin's most-watched news team. Duties will include creating unique content for Newscasts and New Media Platforms from conception to completion. This includes enterprising story ideas, gathering interviews, shooting video, writing stories, editing video, and live on-air delivery of content.

Applicants should have an excellent news judgment, strong broadcast writing skills, a sense of urgency, a strong work ethic, and be able to deliver content comfortably and effectively for live broadcast. A command of the English language is required. Degree in Journalism or Communications or equivalent work experience required. Experience with Avid iNews, Grass Valley Edius, and Sony XDCAM cameras a plus.

All applicants should include a resume and video samples of on-camera and reporting work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellent writing skills and news judgment
Smooth and effective delivery of content for live broadcast
Ability to work under deadlines and under pressure
Organizational and leadership skills
Integrity, accountability, teamwork and strong work ethic

Email resume and work samples to:
Mikel Lauber, News Director – mlauber@wsaw.com

E.O.E.
Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment.

Gray Television participates in E-Verify

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Position: Technical Media Producer
Department: News Production

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI has an immediate opening for a full-time Technical Media Producer. This position includes master control, and some newscast directing duties.
The Technical Media Producer has the responsibility of monitoring on-air signals, ingesting daily programming and commercials in our new state-of-the-art control center, through file-based and satellite delivery systems. You also will be responsible for operating live and pre-recorded television and web video productions as assigned.

Requirements:
Applicants should have strong computer skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, and an understanding of live television operations and production.
Previous master control experience and/or newscast directing a plus. Experience with Harris or Sundance Automation a plus. Experience with Ross Vision Switchers or Ross Overdrive also a plus. However, we are willing to train the right candidate.

This is a full-time position requiring the flexibility to work mornings, nights, weekends and changing schedules.

Please submit resume and salary requirements electronically to:
Mikel Lauber, News Director, Production Manager – mlauber@wsaw.com

E.O.E.
Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment.
WSAW is an E-Verify Location

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Accounting Coordinator

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI is seeking a part-time Accounting Coordinator. Position includes working with Corporate Accountant on all aspects of station’s accounting duties. Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley is preferred.

No phone calls please.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
 Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork and Strong Work Ethic
 Accounts Receivable
◦ Approve billing
◦ Submit billing adjustments for credits/debits/refunds needed
◦ Submit transfers when needed
◦ Generate demand bills per client request
◦ Assist clients with questions/concerns
◦ Calculate sales commissions each month
◦ Send co-op scripts to corporate (file and ISCI must match)
◦ Request co-op reprocessing when needed
* Submit checks weekly to Corporate Office
 Accounts Payable
◦ Process and submit all accounting payables/invoices documentation
◦ Submit all required accounting vendor documentation to Corporate Accountant
* Assist when needed on PO’s
◦ Record and file paid invoices

DATE JOB AVAILABLE: Immediately

Email resume to:

HR@wsaw.com

or mail to:

WSAW-TV
1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403

E.O.E.

Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment.

Gray Television participates in E-Verify

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Organizations that distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers may request notices of new full-time vacancies at WSAW by contacting us at:

1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403
hr@wsaw.com


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