Current Available Jobs for WAOW


Digital Content Manager

If you are passionate about the power of social media, winning breaking news and always eager to deliver engaging content—here’s your chance. As a key member of the newsroom, you will report to the news director and play a critical management role at a do

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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WAOW-TV in Wausau, WI is looking for a Digital Content Manager. Committed to strong journalism and community service, we are looking for a leader, a coach and a hands-on social media expert to help us go to new heights.

The successful candidate must have solid news judgement, exceptional writing skills as well as strong creativity, planning leadership and communication skills. The position will also work closely with our marketing and sales teams to help them create and execute effective campaigns across all our platforms.

This job isn’t about coding. It’s about telling great stories with accuracy and immediacy. It’s about being creative and being willing to try new things.

A degree in social media/journalism and 2 years of experience preferred. Knowledge of Facebook best practices for journalists, Social News Desk, WordPress CMS, Google analytics and INews preferred.

If you think you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

Curtis Miles General Manager cmiles@waow.com

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

WAOW-TV9 is an EOE—M/F/D/V employer

Disclaimer: you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). In addition, any offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background screening.


News Producer WAOW

Here it is. A great place at the perfect time to advance your producing career!

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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You get to tell great stories using a fantastic new set with tons of resources! And it’s not, crime, crime, crime. It’s smart, thoughtful, high-energy producing with a sense of purpose. You get to join a dominant station in a great town with a team of super nice people who will help you succeed. And if it sounds too good to be true, then you haven’t worked for us!

You must be passionate about producing, thrive on breaking news and always, always willing to push the envelope. If this sounds like you, then WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin wants to hear from you. Our award-winning shows are fast-paced, video driven and anchored by some of the best newscasters in the business.

Plus, your career can take off quickly with us. We are a company who loves to develop talent and promote from within and that means you could be next. And if you like the outdoors and enjoy working with people you like, this could be a perfect fit. Central Wisconsin is gorgeous, and you are 10 minutes away from lakes, rivers, golf, a ski resort and more.

A college degree and a passion for news is what you need to qualify for the Monday-Friday position.

If you think you qualify and want to join our multimedia news team, send your link, cover letter and resume to:

Courtney Terlecki

News Director

cterlecki@waow.com

1908 Grand Avenue

Wausau, WI 54403

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

WAOW-TV9 is an EOE—M/F/D/V employer

Disclaimer: you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). In addition, any offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background screening.


MMJ/Anchor WAOW

WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin has an immediate opening for a passionate Multimedia Journalist and Anchor to join its award-winning team.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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We want a creative storyteller who will fight for the lead story and showcase his or her work on multiple platforms every day, including television, web, mobile and social media. The ideal candidate must have a strong desire for news, with the ability to handle breaking news and live shots with confidence and ease.

This is the perfect job for an ambitious, aggressive, curious and motivated journalist. You will get to learn the ropes at a dominant station filled with kind teammates ready to help you achieve your broadcasting goals. You will learn to report, produce and anchor. The successful candidate needs to be a strong writer and devoted teammate—and we can help you learn the rest!

Plus, you get to live in a beautiful part of the world 15 minutes from a ski resort, hiking trails and so much more!

Send your resume and reel to :

Courtney Terlecki

News Director

cterlecki@waow.com

1908 Grand Avenue

Wausau, WI 54403

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Disclaimer: you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). In addition, any offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background screening.

WAOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer


IT Administrator WAOW

WAOW, the ABC affiliate serving the Wausau, Wisconsin television market is seeking a highly motivated IT Administrator for its award-winning operation.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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As a key member of the engineering team, the IT Administrator will provide and perform all information technology support for the station including IT policies and procedures, equipment maintenance for WAN/LAN/VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers, Cisco VOIP phone systems and PC workstations.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

• Active Directory management

• Desktop support for local and remote users

• Design, implement and maintain computer/network security policies

• Work with corporate engineering and 3rd party vendors to configure, install, and maintain switches, routers, servers, NAS and other hardware and software

• Provide capital budgetary support and advice for selection and replacement of equipment

Skills preferences and requirements:

• Degree in IT related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required

• Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and other industry certifications are a plus

• Experience with Active Directory administration, remote desktop applications, VPN, and Office 365 required

• Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred

• Experience with Avid, iNews, Imagine automation, Ross Overdrive and Vantage transcoding system a plus

• Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills with non-technical end-users, ability to work under pressure and deadlines, and ability to prioritize multiple projects

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. Occasional climbing, kneeling, and crawling may be required for cable installations. Position requires a driver's license. Typical hours are Monday-Friday; however, all engineering staff are on call 24/7.

At WAOW, we work hard and play hard! We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. If you are interested in joining our team and enjoying what you do and who you work with every day, please send your resume to:

Scott Byrd, Chief Engineer

WAOWTelevision, Inc.

sbyrd@waow.com

 

WAOW-TV9 is an EOE—M/F/D/V employer

Disclaimer: you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). In addition, any offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background screening.