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


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WQOW Morning Anchor/MMJ

We are looking for a bright, energetic, and articulate anchor for our morning show

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WQOW, an ABC affiliate in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is looking for a bright, energetic, and articulate anchor for our 2 ½ hour morning show, “Daybreak”.

This is not an entry-level job. We are looking for someone with at least one year of experience anchoring, reporting, and/or producing a local television newscast.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, both oral and written. You will be able to maintain a professional appearance under all conditions, including breaking news and under deadlines. You will also have a passion for local news and a positive attitude.

In addition to anchoring, our Daybreak anchors fill-in producing the show and produce their own content as well, many of which are in-depth, long-form packages.  WQOW is active in the community and our staff represents the station in several community events throughout the year.

Disclaimer: any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background screening and driving record with a valid driver’s license.

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

To apply, send resume and reel to Kristen Shill at kshill@wqow.com


WQOW Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ

Our award-winning sports team is hyper-focused on covering local sports

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WQOW, the ABC affiliate in Eau Claire, WI, is looking for an energetic Sports Anchor and Multimedia Journalist to join our sports department. This person would anchor the
sports segment for our evening weekend newscasts and report on sports during the week.

Our award-winning sports team is hyper-focused on covering local sports. Creating and maintaining local community contacts is a must. We also cover professional level teams and events throughout the year, including Green Bay Packer games.

Sports is more than just reading scores and reporting highlights. Your compelling coverage must go beyond the game. We want you to create shareable stories for all our platforms, including websites, mobile platforms and social media.

The successful candidate will do it all: shoot sports and news, write stories, edit, produce, anchor and report live. If you have a strong on-air presence with a credible delivery and personable style and have ability to execute engaging live shots, we want you on our team.

Applicants must have a degree in broadcast journalism or a related multimedia field and prior on-camera professional experience.

Disclaimer: any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background screening and driving record, along with a valid driver’s license.

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

To apply, email your resume and link to your reel to Kristen Shill at kshill@wqow.com


WQOW Technical Media Producer

If you have an interest in learning about the television industry, this job is for you

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WQOW News 18, ABC’s Eau Claire affiliate, is looking for a creative, organized, and energetic person to join our team as a Technical Media Producer. 

If you are quick to learn new tasks, enjoy learning about new technology, and have an interest in learning about the news and television industry, this job is for you!

A technical media producer works behind the scenes of our newscasts and behind the scenes of our on-air programming. Responsibilities include graphic design, video editing, live newscast directing, live newscast audio board operating, master control monitoring, entering video into our system, quality control, clear communication, as well as other tasks as needed.

On-the-job training will be provided. Experience is preferred but not required.

Disclaimer: Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background screening.

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

To apply, please email your resume to Dennis McSorley, Chief Engineer, at dmcsorley@wqow.com


WXOW Assignment Manager

We are looking for a responsible, self-motivated, and organized person to help lead the newsroom

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WXOW, ABC affiliate in La Crosse, WI, has an immediate opening for an Assignment Manager. We are looking for a responsible, self-motivated, and organized person to help lead the newsroom.

This is a leadership position where you will work closely with the News Director to shape our news coverage every day. Some of the responsibilities will include daily editorial meetings, produce, and manage daily story ideas, track upcoming events for potential stories, coordinate breaking news coverage, assign stories to staff, and work with reporters daily to cultivate the best story possible.

The ideal candidate will embrace social media as our staff produces content for on-air, online, and mobile platforms. Candidates should be comfortable with managing multiple employees, staff scheduling and special event planning. The ideal candidate should love breaking news and investigative stories, but also have a desire to work with reporters on enterprise stories that’ll help set our storytelling apart from everyone else.

To be considered, the candidate will need to be deeply invested in local, state, and national news, including but not limited to politics, business, and agriculture. A successful candidate will not only be able to work efficiently under pressure but be able to lead during it. Knowledge of Blox CMS, iNews and Avid is a plus.

Disclaimer: any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background and driving record screening along with a valid driver’s license.

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

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


WXOW Morning Anchor/MMJ

This position is great for someone who has a team attitude

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WXOW, the ABC affiliate in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is looking for a bright, energetic anchor for our 2 ½ hour morning show, “Daybreak”.

You’ll be paired with established co-anchors and meteorologists to provide our viewers with overnight breaking news, weather and interviews. This is not an entry-level position and need at least one year of on-air experience. Familiarity with Wisconsin politics and issues is a plus, as is experience with iNews and Avid.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of anchoring, reporting and producing newscasts. 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.  

Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field.

Disclaimer: any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background screening and driving record with a valid driver’s license. WXOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.

If you meet these qualifications, please send resume and video link to Sean Dwyer, News Director, WXOW at: sdwyer@wxow.com.


WXOW Traffic-Promotions Assistant

If you enjoy working with dedicated and ambitious professionals, send us your resume

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WXOW TV-19 is accepting applications for a Traffic/Promotions Assistant. This full-time position works Monday through Friday, on-site, and includes all the company-provided benefits.

This position's primary responsibility is to accurately assign media to advertising and promotional obligations. It requires a minimum intermediate level of competency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, and the ability to learn industry specific software. Excellent attention to detail, logical thinking and problem-solving ability are the most important skills needed for success at this job.

This position is also responsible for ordering office and building supplies, incoming/outgoing mail services, greeting occasional visitors and other general office related duties.

We are looking for someone with strong office and interpersonal skills and who can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Disclaimer: any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background screening. If this sounds like the job for you, send a cover letter with your compensation expectations along with a resume to Joannie Gady at: jgady@wxow.com.

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


WXOW Meteorologist

We are looking for a person who embraces the challenge of forecasting four seasons

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WXOW News 19 is looking for a full-time meteorologist to anchor our weather newscast. Successful candidate loves weather and can deliver an understandable accurate forecast. Position includes weekend fill-in, live breaking weather coverage, some reporting and organizing community weather promotional events.

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. You will work with a professional forecast team using the latest version of The Weather Compan's MAX. We are equipped with MAX Studio, Storm, and Connect. You’ll also produce live and recorded weather updates for our radio partners. Commercial television experience and solid computer skills are required.

Disclaimer: 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.

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