Current Available Jobs for WLFI

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check.


Newscast Producer

WLFI-TV seeks a television Newscast Producer.

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WLFI-TV seeks a television Newscast Producer. Our next newsroom team
member will deliver news important to viewers with local, accurate, and visual content. WLFI’s
newsroom is a team atmosphere and we’re looking for someone who can come in to play a pivotal role
in our successful newsroom. The primary purpose is to create, lead and organize content for multiple
platforms using strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.
Key activities:

  • Developing newscasts and local programs; responsible for writing, and showcasing
  • Working closely with news managers and assignment editors to determine content
  • Executing time-sensitive decisions
  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast
  • Desktop editing
  • Posting content to WLFI’s Web site

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Edius preferred
  • Excellent conversational and creative writing skills
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits, employs,
trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age,
veteran status, and other legally-protected status.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a
complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background
Check and Drug Screen.


Part Time Digital Producer

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WLFI-TV 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN – the home of Purdue University, has a
career opportunity as a Part-Time Digital Producer.
In this role, you will help lead the station’s digital content initiatives. We are looking for a champion
content creator to help shape and execute strategies for our newsroom and all its digital media efforts.
The ideal candidate will have web and social media news content creation experience, strong writing
skills, ability to comprehend digital analytics, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the
ability to work closely with the newsroom management team to create and administer daily content
workflow both on-air and on-line. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadline
pressures.
Four year college degree in journalism, communications, or related field of study, with at least one year
of experience working for a television station, newspaper, or an on-line news entity is preferred. Must
have good driving record and valid driver’s license.

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits,
employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin,
sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a
complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on background
check and Drug Screen.


Local Sales Manager

WLFI-TV 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN the home of Purdue University, has a career opportunity as a Local Sales Manager.

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WLFI-TV 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN – the home of Purdue University, has a
career opportunity as a Local Sales Manager. The Local Sales Manager is responsible for leading,
teaching, and motivating the sales team along with growing local revenue.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
? Train, develop and motivate sales staff.
? Work with sales management to develop new and non-traditional revenue streams, sales
packages, promotions and internet while overseeing implementation.
? Manage and direct account executives to achieve local sales goals.
? Plan and direct staffing, training and performance evaluation to develop staff.
? Prepare and submit sales and financial reports as directed.
? Direct and coordinate activities involving all sales.
? Manage and confer with potential clients and customers.
Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
? Strong leadership & team-building skills.
? Strong analytical, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation, & presentation skills.
? Must be well organized, display a professional demeanor, exude high energy and show
attention to detail.
Education/Experience: A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three (3) years of sales management
experience including local and digital sales. Must have strong record of understanding process
development and management.
Training/Equipment: Strong MS Office skills including Word, Advanced Excel, and PowerPoint are
required. Nielsen and Wide Orbit a plus.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel and long work hours may be required. A valid
driver’s license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also
required.
Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits,
employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin,
sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.
Note:  This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background check and Drug screen.


Multi-Media Journalist

WLFI-TV 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN the home of Purdue University, has a career opportunity as a Multi-Media Journalist.

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WLFI-TV 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN – the home of Purdue University,
has a career opportunity as a Multi-Media Journalist. We need a storyteller who understands
how to develop local contacts and generate community news.
Successful candidates must be able to shoot compelling video and interviews, report, write
clearly, voice and edit stories for broadcast and post content to the web. Applicants must
demonstrate ability to handle DV camera with hard drive, non-linear editing, laptop computer,
web cam, mics, cables and any other equipment needed to perform the daily duties of digital
news gathering.
You must be prepared to perform multiple tasks and be able to work under deadline pressure.
Four year college degree in broadcast Journalism and internship in TV news required. Must
have good driving record and valid driver’s license.

Note:  This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to
be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on
Background check and Drug screen.

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting
recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color,
national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.


Assistant News Director

WLFI-TV is looking for an experienced, aggressive and collaborative-style Assistant News Director to join our team.

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WLFI-TV is looking for an experienced, aggressive and collaborative-style Assistant News Director to join
our team. The Assistant News Director must be a proven newsroom leader who knows how to win
breaking news and weather coverage on all platforms, maintain a strong sense of urgency with our
newscast production and newsroom culture, and knows how to balance serious journalism with lighter
moments critical to the success of our newscasts. 
The successful candidate must have a drive and passion, with an innovative mind and truly be able to
see the big picture. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day news operation and be involved
in long-term planning of news content across all platforms. 
Key Activities: 
• Assist News Director with supervisory responsibility for all news broadcasts and online content. 
• Involved in hiring and performance management of direct reports. 
• Assist News Director in the on-going evaluation of personnel. 
• Create tactics and strategies to increase ratings performance in key target areas for multiple
platforms. 
• Assist in execution of news content strategy.
 • Implement and have working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations. 
• Ability to manage cross platform content creation and distribution.
 • Write copy and edit scripts for air and web.
 • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station websites. 
• Schedule anchors and multi-media journalists.
 • Lead coverage planning of major events: elections, other special events.
 • Proactively communicate news initiatives & community efforts across departments.
 • Evaluate workflow efficiencies. 
• Assist News Director in managing the budgetary aspects of newsroom operations
. • Perform other duties as assigned. 
 Skills and Abilities: 
• Advanced oral and written communication skills.
• Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office.
 • Broad understanding of newsroom operations and equipment. 
• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. 
• Positive reinforcement style of management with the ability to hold staffers accountable while helping
them to grow their skills.

 Education/Experience: 
• College degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred.
• At least 5 years producing or reporting experience preferred. 

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits, employs,
trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age,
veteran status, and other legally-protected status.
NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a
complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background
Check and Drug Screen.


Technical Media Producer

WLFI TV 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience.

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WLFI TV 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or
Master Control experience. The ability to run Master control, ingest media into servers, and monitor on
air signal output are the main responsibilities. This position will also direct live news casts, and may
perform various other tasks during live news broadcasts including audio operation. The candidate will
prepare playlist and programs for next day air, and purge content from previous day’s logs. He / She
must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes.
Ideal Candidates must be extremely detail oriented, have a strong desire to learn, be able to work under
pressure as part of a team, and be able to work flexible hours. If you are an experienced Director and or
Production assistant looking to become a Director, this job is for you.
Experience in Television Directing, is preferred. A college degree is recommended. Candidates must
have a knowledge of computers and production equipment. The use of Adobe Photoshop, other editing
software, as well as control room experience preferred. Experience with non-linear editing systems as
well as a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is encouraged. Automation knowledge is a plus.
Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits,
employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex,
disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.
Note:  This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background check and Drug screen.


Creative Services Producer / TMP

WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for someone with strong editing skills, a creative mind, and an eye for clean appealing visuals.

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WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for someone with strong editing skills, a creative mind, and an eye for clean appealing visuals.  This position requires hands on knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite; including Premiere Pro, After Effects, and advanced experience with video and graphics editing. Someone with a strong understanding and experience with DSLR cameras, audio recording, and lighting.  We work in a team environment and collaborate to make award winning videos. We are looking for a team member to take a project from concept to completion. If you are someone who is detail oriented and can take an idea and create a compelling promotional video, this is the job for you!   

This position may also direct live news casts, and may perform various other tasks during live news broadcasts including audio operation.  Automation knowledge is a plus.  Ideal candidates must have a strong desire to learn and be able to work as a team. Experience in Television is preferred.

  A college degree in Telecommunications, Digital Media, Marketing, Graphic Design, or Broadcasting is a plus.  

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.

 

Note:  This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background check and Drug screen.


Part Time Technical Media Producer

WLFI TV 18, the CBS, CW affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate looking to gain directing and Master Control experience.

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WLFI TV 18, the CBS, CW affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate looking to gain
directing and Master Control experience. The ability to run Master control, ingest media into servers,
and monitor on air signal output are the main responsibilities. This position may also direct live news
casts, and may perform various other tasks during live news broadcasts including audio operation. The
candidate will prepare playlist and programs for next day air, and purge content from previous day’s
logs. He / She must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes.
Ideal Candidates must be extremely detail oriented, have a strong desire to learn, be able to work as
part of a team, and be able to work flexible hours. If you are looking for a start in television, this job is
for you.
Experience in Television Directing or Master Control, is a bonus. Candidates must have a knowledge of
computers and production equipment. The use of Adobe Photoshop, other editing software, as well as
control room experience preferred. Experience with non-linear editing systems as well as a working
knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is encouraged. Automation knowledge is a plus.
Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting
recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color,
national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.

Note:  This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background check and Drug screen.


Multi-Media Consultant

WLFI-TV is seeking a motivated Multi-media Consultant.

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WLFI-TV is seeking a motivated Multi-media Consultant. You will be responsible for effectively maintaining and increasing revenue with established clients, as well as developing new business clients. Candidate must be able to develop relationships, have strong communication and organizational skills, and be able to create and deliver effective client presentations. Multi-media Consultants at WLFI are responsible for selling television and all digital platforms (WLFI desk top, app, tablet and mobile). We will provide training in all areas to help grow your abilities and ensure success.

As a WLFI Multi-media Consultant, basic computer capabilities in Microsoft Office are a must. A background in digital sales and marketing is a plus, sales experience is preferred. A valid driver’s license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required. Individuals must be self-motivated, energetic, creative, and focused on success. We’re looking for our next professional success story!

 

Allen Media Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Allen Media Broadcasting recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other legally-protected status.

Note:  This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background check and Drug screen.