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 and Drug Screen.

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


Creative Services Producer/Writer/Editor

WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a Creative Services Producer/Writer/Editor.

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

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WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a Creative Services
Producer/Writer/Editor. This position is responsible for effective workflow, productivity, technical
quality and creative output for all station promotion including news, programming, sales promotions,
client commercials and community service. This includes on-air promotion and packaging of the channel,
marketing content and client production. This position is the point of contact between programming,
local news and sales. This position is both creative and strategic and works closely with station
management to develop brand strategy, launch content and create brand identity and packaging. A
creative thinker with the ability to understand the needs of the business – a self-starter with a “roll-up-
your-sleeves” mentality.
Responsibilities:
? Oversees the development of creative concepts for all on-air creative and off-air promotional
content for all platforms
? Writes captivating copy to target you news audience
? Produce topical, special report promos, image campaigns and syndicated promotions
? Demonstrates excellent creative concept skills for all station branding
? Properly coordinate and produce all aspects of Commercial Production with commercial
producer, including working with the sales staff, clients and agencies
? Work with Sales Management and Marketing Consultants to create and mutually beneficial
relationship with clients in the community
? Manage the creative direction of all on-air creative and off-air branded materials , and public
service announcement production
? Provide overall creative leadership of on-air promotion and branding with the goals of
maintaining and improving local ratings, revenue and brand awareness consistent with WLFI
historical performance
? Lead the Creative Services team including the Creative Services Producers and /or coordinators
? Supervise production of all on-air/video materials
? Ensure that marketing initiatives are executed in a a manner that furthers the brand
requirements
? Assist in control room operations during news casts (audio/graphics)
? Assist in live event production (camera/audio/site producer/grip/drone) for news and
commercial

We need an experienced television professional with a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, and a minimum
of 3 years creative and leadership experience in broadcast and/or cable on-air production is preferred.
Must have a comprehensive understanding of production and/or post production and control room
operations. Able to create, conceptualize, script, shoot and edit. Experienced in script writing/review
and the workflow process. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

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


Full Time 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.

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

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


Assistant News Director

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

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

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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. 

 

 Education/Experience: 

 

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

 

 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.

 

 

 

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.

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


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. 

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

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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.

 

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


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.

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

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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/ExperienceA Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three (3) years of sales management experience including local and digital sales.  Must have a strong record of understanding process development and management.

 

Training/EquipmentStrong MS Office skills including Word, Advanced Excel, and PowerPoint are required.  Nielsen and Wide Orbit are 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.

 

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


Newscast Producer / Multiplatform Journalist

WLFI-TV seeks a television Newscast Producer / Multiplatform Journalist.

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

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Newscast Producer / Multiplatform Journalist

WLFI-TV seeks a television Newscast Producer / Multiplatform Journalist. 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
•    Experience as a producer preferred
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.
Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law.)


Multiplatform Journalist

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

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

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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 Multiplatform 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.

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.

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


Multiplatform Journalist / Fill-in Anchor

WLFI-TV is seeking a Multi-Platform Journalist / Fill-in Anchor.

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

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WLFI-TV is seeking a Multi-Platform Journalist / Fill-in Anchor.

Applicants must have strong camera presence, solid vocal delivery, and
clear enunciation, and the ability to relate to viewers. This position requires strong reporting skills, the ability to develop local contacts, ability to shoot and edit video, clear writing, and
good use of video and sound in storytelling.  This position also requires the ability to write and post stories to the WLFI website. Daily tasks may include anchoring newscasts, generating local stories, shooting interviews, compelling video, and promotions, writing and editing stories for broadcast and web.

Must be able to handle equipment needed to perform the daily
duties of news gathering for a multi-platform, multi-tasking job. Required: one year of broadcast television news experience, 4-year college degree in broadcast news, good driving record and valid driver’s license. We offer the opportunity to grow within a dynamic media company. CBS
affiliate in Big 10 university town.

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

 


Multi-Media Consultant

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

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

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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.

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

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