Current Available Jobs for WQOW

WQOW is the ABC affiliate serving viewers in Eau Claire, Wisconsin 


WXOW Executive Producer

You will demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics

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

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WXOW News 19 has an immediate opening for a full-time Executive Producer.

The candidate will be responsible for day-to-day production for our evening newscasts. That includes determining the content flow of newscasts, working with on-air staff and management to generate, write, produce, and develop content for broadcast website and social media. Candidates need to have strong writing skills with excellent news judgment and creative showcasing skills. You will demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics. You will coordinate and plan live shots and work closely with all members of the news team.

This position will involve mostly producing but some reporting each week. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to: ability to properly use social media as a news-gathering tool, write and post stories for all digital and social media platforms, and develop and pitch unique enterprise stories daily.

You need to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community, while maintaining a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers. Also be willing to work overtime and on some weekends.

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 successfully passing a background screening.

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.

To apply send your resume to Sean Dwyer at: sdwyer@wxow.com.


WXOW Weekend Meteorologist

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

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WXOW, ABC affiliate in La Crosse, WI is looking for a full-time meteorologist to anchor weekend weather, fill-in weekdays and report during the week.

We are looking for a person who embraces the challenge of forecasting four seasons, takes a leadership role in forecasting (especially during severe weather) and is committed to working as part of a team.

WXOW News 19 is committed to competing on all platforms: broadcast, web and social media. You need excellent communication skills. And you’ll work with a professional forecast team using Weather Central’s ESP-Live, Micro-cast system and 3D Live equipment. You’ll also produce live and recorded weather updates for our radio partners. Commercial television experience and solid computer skills are required.   

If you’re qualified send resume to Sean Dwyer, News Director at WXOW at sdwyer@wxow.com.

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 successfully passing a background screening along with a valid driver’s license.

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WXOW News Producer

Duties include writing, editing, producing and reporting for our newscast

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

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WXOW News 19 is looking for a competitive and talented news producer to join our team. This is a full-time position.

The ideal candidate is someone who values accuracy and creativity. Someone who can write and craft a newscast that will captivate our viewers. You'll gain valuable experience not only in broadcast television, but also best practices for web and social media. 

We are willing to train the right candidate. Our extensive on-boarding process will prepare you to succeed in this position. We strongly believe in cross-training, so you’ll have the skills and confidence to excel as a producer, and a citizen of the newsroom.

Duties include writing, editing, producing and reporting for our newscast. You need good organizational skills and the ability to respond positively to change. Work schedule is determined by the evening or morning producer job.

Competitiveness and a team attitude are required. Web and social media skills preferred. This is your opportunity to join an innovative and award-winning television news organization.

To apply send your resume to Sean Dwyer sdwyer@wxow.com.

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 successfully passing a background screening.

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WXOW Weekend Anchor/MMJ

You will oversee our newsroom on the weekends

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

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WXOW News19 is looking for a talented journalist who can produce and anchor weekend newscasts and be our lead reporter three days a week. 

This is not an entry-level position.  You will oversee our newsroom on the weekends, deciding coverage, updating our website and social media platforms, as well as producing and anchoring the evening newscasts.  

We need someone who has great news judgment, good on-air skills and leadership ability.  The ideal candidate is an experienced journalist who can do it all and thrives in a leadership role.  You’ll work closely with producers and reporters to develop content for multiple newscasts, as well as our web, mobile, and social platforms.  Previous anchoring experience is preferred.  Familiarity with Avid, iNews and Wisconsin news is a plus.

If you have at least one year of newsroom experience, send your resume and video link to Sean Dwyer at sdwyer@wxow.com.

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 successfully passing a background screening along with a valid driver’s license.

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WXOW/WQOW 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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WXOW/WQOW Television in La Crosse and Eau Claire, Wisconsin is expanding our Sales Management Team.

This person must be a positive motivator to develop a strong, creative sales strategy that will focus on growing new business to deliver customer solutions through a suite of media platforms including television an array of digital products.

Responsibilities include collaborate with sales managers in management of the local sales team, oversight of new local business efforts, including accountability for sales goals and inventory management, build strong client relationships, analyze statistical data, understand multi-media platforms. If you’re ready to coach a team to succeed in a positive environment and challenge yourself to hit new goals, we’re ready to talk to you!

Qualifications will be a four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience, outstanding record in TV sales, with particular emphasis on either local or national sales preferred, effective sales, leadership and motivational qualities, strong communication skills, solid computer skills, and must have/maintain valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

This position can be based out of our offices in either the La Crosse or Eau Claire area. If you are interested in helping grow local business with your creative advertising plans, email resume to Renee Zeller at rzeller@wxow.com.

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 successfully passing a background screening along with a valid driver’s license.

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WQOW Sports/News Journalist

When working in sports, candidates will shoot and edit local high school and college sports for our newscasts.

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

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WQOW, the ABC affiliate in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is looking for a driven person who is passionate about local news and local sports to fulfill our Sports/News Journalist position. This is a full-time position.


This is a unique opportunity to get experience with both departments. You’ll work with a talented team of reporters and anchors who are passionate about producing high-quality television and web content.

When working in sports, candidates will shoot and edit local high school and college sports for our newscasts. There are plenty of opportunities for you to go live and fill-in anchor on the sports desk.

On the news side, you’ll cover a variety of topics and everyday will be different. You will turn content for our shows daily and will also be expected to go live.

Must be flexible with scheduling to accommodate breaking news and weekend sporting events. Experience with shooting and editing digital video to a professional standard
and a basic knowledge of journalism is preferred. However, we are willing to train the right candidate with a stellar work ethic.

To apply, send your resume and a copy of your reel, if available, to: kshill@wqow.com, Kristen Shill, News Director, WQOW.

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 successfully passing a background screening.

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WQOW Multimedia Journalist

This position is great for someone who has a team attitude and can provide a confident, trustworthy, and fair presence both on-air and in the field

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

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WQOW-TV, Eau Claire’s ABC affiliate, is looking for a highly motivated Multimedia Journalist to join our experienced team.

We are looking for someone who will dig for stories, cultivate contacts, and engross themselves in our community. This position is great for someone who has a team attitude and can provide a confident, trustworthy, and fair presence both on-air and in the field. A successful candidate will work efficiently under pressure.
Requirements of this position include developing story ideas, writing, shooting, editing, and presenting stories online and on-air. This position requires on-camera reporting, photojournalism, and non-linear editing. Storytelling is valued.

Fill-in anchoring opportunities are available.

Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field. Knowledge of Word Press, iNews and Avid is a plus. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.
If you are qualified and want to live and work in one of the Midwest’s best up-and-coming cities, please send your resume, cover letter and a copy of your most recent reporting reel to:
 
Kristen Shill
News Director kshill@wqow.com
 
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 successfully passing a background screening along with a valid driver’s license.
WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WQOW Weekend Production Assistant

On the job training is provided, but television experience is a plus.

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

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WQOW, Eau Claire’s ABC Affiliate, is looking for a part time Weekend Production Assistant.

 

Here is your opportunity to break into live television production by working behind the scenes for our morning newscasts. Learn how to edit video, create graphics, run an audio board, and other skills needed to put on a live television production.

 

We are looking for a team player who can work well independently. We ask that you provide enthusiasm and have a passion for working in a fast-paced environment. On the job training is provided, but television experience is a plus.

 

Much of your time will be spent editing stories for our News Department. You will also assist the production crew during our newscasts. If you are a quick learner and can communicate well, we want to hear from you!

To apply send resume to Dennis McSorley at dmcsorley@wqow.com.

 

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 successfully passing a background screening along with a valid driver’s license.

 

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WXOW MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST

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

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WXOW, ABC affiliate in La Crosse, WI has an immediate opening for a passionate Multimedia Journalist to join its award-winning team. This is a full-time position.

 

We are looking for someone who will dig for stories, cultivate contacts, and engross themselves in our community. This position requires on-camera reporting, photojournalism, and non-linear editing. Fill-in anchoring opportunities are available.

 

This position is great for someone who has a team attitude and can provide a confident, trustworthy, and fair presence both on-air and in the field. A successful candidate will work efficiently under pressure and be able to cover breaking news and will receive personal feedback on a regular basis.

 

Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field. Knowledge of Word Press, iNews and Avid is a plus. The ideal candidate will embrace social media by producing content for on-air, online, and mobile platforms. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.

To apply, email resume and a link to your reel to Sean Dwyer at sdwyer@wxow.com .

 

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 successfully passing a background screening along with a valid driver’s license.

 

WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.