Jobs at NewsChannel 7

NOTICE OF IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING
DEPARTMENT: NEWS
POSITION: WEEKEND ANCHOR / PRODUCER / REPORTER

WSAW-TV, the Gray Television owned, CBS-affiliate in Wausau, Wisconsin, is seeking an experienced anchor/producer to lead our weekend news team. We’re looking for a leader—someone who doesn’t hesitate to make decisions and someone who can work closely with the rest of the team to create engaging newscasts. The person who fills this position will also report three days a week. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess a desire to grow professionally and be tapped to fill-in for our main anchors.

Duties will include creating unique content for Newscasts and New Media Platforms from conception to completion. This includes enterprising story ideas, shooting and editing video, writing and producing stories, and live on-air delivery of content. The position also includes writing for the web.

Requirements of the position include: excellent news judgment, strong broadcast and AP writing skills, and a degree in Journalism or Communications or equivalent work experience. Applicants should have a strong work ethic, the ability to multi-task, work under and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Familiarity with Avid iNews, Grass Valley Edius, Sony XDCAM cameras and Clickability Dynamic Site Platform preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Excellent writing skills, news judgment and ethics
- Driven to enterprise original news content
- Understands digital/new media platforms and strategy
- Smooth and effective delivery of content for live broadcast
- Strong work ethic, organizational and leadership skills
- Integrity, accountability and teamwork
- Must be able to carry 35 pounds of gear
- Must be able to operate live backpack unit
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
- Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment

Email resume and work samples/demo reel to:
Jessica Laszewski, News Director – jessica.laszewski@wsaw.com

If necessary, mail non-returnable DVD to:
Jessica Laszewski, News Director
WSAW-TV
1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403
*No phone calls*

WSAW-TV News Channel 7 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Position: Technical Media Producer
Department: News Production & Operations

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:
Chris Johnson, Operations Manager, chris.johnson@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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DEPARTMENT: Creative Services
DATE OPEN: 9/18/14
POSITION: Creative Services Producer

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI has an immediate full-time opening for a Creative Services Producer. Ideal candidate must be motivated to help commercial advertisers build their brand and strengthen their commercial messages via television production. If you are creative, have the ability to concept, write, shoot, and edit commercial and industrial messages we’d like to hear from you. Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a link to your reel to the address below. No phone calls please.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Must have effective script writing skills
 Minimum 1 year video shooting and editing preferred
 Experience in producing effective messages is necessary
 Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record

DATE JOB AVAILABLE: Immediately
DEADLINE: 10/18/14

Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and reel to:

pdailey@wsaw.com

or to
WSAW-TV
Human Resources
1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403
E.O.E.

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


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