Current Available Jobs for WAOW


Newscast Director

WAOW is seeking applicants for a Newscast Director position. The successful candidate must be detail oriented, have multi-tasking abilities, and excellent organizational skills. Additionally, the candidate must be eager to learn and be  self-motivated.

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

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Newscast Director 

Looking for a career in broadcast television? Do you have a technical aptitude and want to grow with a company that continues to invest in the industry? WAOW is seeking applicants for a Newscast Director position. The successful candidate must be detail oriented, have multi-tasking abilities, and excellent organizational skills. Additionally, the candidate must be eager to learn and be  self-motivated.

Responsibilities include Technical Directing newscasts and assisting in Master Control, as well as operating character generators, audio boards, and robotic cameras. Basic understanding of Newsroom Control systems is a plus, but not required. The successful candidate will possess the necessary technical skills to interface with computer software, running on a variety of operating systems, as well as embrace new technology.

The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills and people skills. Previous experience in Television production is desired. Variable hours and days should be expected including mornings, nights, weekends and holiday shifts. Training is provided and likely necessary for an applicant with the right aptitude 
and technical skills.

Applicants must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and a clean driving record. If you think you are qualified and want to work with a great group of people, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to:


Charles Bartlett
Production Manager
cbartlett@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


Broadcast Engineer

WAOW Television, Inc. is currently seeking a self-motivated individual for a full-time opening on our Engineering Team.

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

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Broadcast Engineer 

WAOW Television, Inc. is currently seeking a self-motivated individual for a full-time opening on our Engineering Team. 

The successful candidate will be able to combine a people-oriented customer service type approach to maintaining technical and user-oriented equipment within the broadcast facility.  The candidate will be able to respond to duties and tasks in support of the entire Television Station including News, Programming, Sales, and others as required.? Familiarity with RF technologies, basic wiring techniques and basic building maintenance practices is a plus.

Qualifications include: broadcast equipment maintenance and repair experience (cameras, audio, graphics and digital video systems), strong IT/computer skills, ability to troubleshoot and problem solve, and strong verbal and written communication skills.? Possess physical ability to lift more than 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work in cramped quarters.? Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.? Applicant should be able to work independently and may be asked to work weekdays, nights, weekends and some holidays.  

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and any other appropriate information to: 

Scott Byrd 

Chief Engineer 

sbyrd@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