Current Available Jobs for WXOW

WXOW is the ABC affiliate serving viewers in La Crosse, Wisconsin.


WXOW Weekend Anchor/MMJ

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

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’ll 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.


Traffic & Programming Manager

WXOW, ABC affiliate in La Crosse, WI has an immediate opening for a full-time Traffic & Programming Manager to join its award-winning team.

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 full-time Traffic &
Programming Manager to join its award-winning team.
Are you interested in behind the scenes work that goes into broadcasting the programming and
commercials you see on a local television station? This position keeps our television station on
the air and broadcasting 24/7.
Candidate must be detail oriented, have multi-tasking abilities, and excellent organization skills.
Success in this position is measured by accuracy, attention to detail, a track record of
dependability and organizational skills.

The Traffic & Programming Manager oversees the preparation of daily commercial and program
logs for multiple stations which includes working these tasks and others:
? Maintain contact with Network Affiliate Relations and distribute network programming
information.
? Clearly communicate programming changes with other departments
? Process and submit Nielsen, ComScore, and other yearly and daily reports
? Update programming on rate cards
? Be the gate keeper for orders entered in the system
? Coordinate all aspects of special program events for WKOW, WAOW, WXOW/WQOW
? Ensure station’s compliance with FCC rules and regulations
? Oversee Traffic Department and work closely with the Operations Center
? Follow-up on items on the daily discrepancy report.
? Fill in for traffic assistant and sales assistant when out of the office

Requirements & Skills:
? High School diploma
? Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
? Meticulous data-entry skills
? Minimum one year experience in clerical support or administrative assistance
? Proficiency with computers and ability to learn new software quickly
To apply, email resume to Theresa Wopat at twopat@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 Morning Meteorologist

We are looking for a Meteorologist to join our Emmy-nominated morning team.

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

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If you want to forecast for all four seasons, WQOW News 18 in Eau Claire,
Wisconsin has the job for you. We are looking for a Meteorologist to join our
Emmy-nominated morning team.
We are looking for an upbeat, intelligent, and charismatic person who can deliver
an accurate and understandable forecast. You will have excellent communication
skills and work well within deadlines and under pressure. The ideal candidate has
at least one year of on-air meteorology experience. 
You will work with a professional forecast team using the latest version of The
Weather Company's MAX. We are equipped with MAX Studio, Storm, and
Connect. You’ll also produce live and recorded weather updates for our radio
partners.
WQOW News 18 is committed to competing on all platforms: broadcast, web, and
social media. We prioritize local coverage and put it first in all our newscasts.
If you’re qualified send resume and reel to Kristen Shill, News Director at WQOW
at 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 Sports/News Journalist

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.

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 every day 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 Weekend Multimedia Journalist

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

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. This is a full-time position and will include working on the weekends.

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.

Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field. Knowledge of iNews and Avid is a plus. Our staff produces content for on-air, online and mobile platforms. The ideal candidate will embrace social media. While employed at WQOW, this person will receive personal feedback on a regular basis. Professional training is provided.

Send resume, cover letter and a link of your most recent reporting reel to Kristen Shill, News Director WQOW at 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

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

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.


WQOW Morning Anchor-Multimedia Journalist

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

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

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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”. You’ll be paired with our popular co-anchor, Katie Phernetton, and meteorologist Justin Esterly to provide our viewers with overnight breaking news, weather, and interviews.

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.

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. 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.

To apply, send resume, cover letter and a link of your most recent reporting reel to Kristen Shill, News Director WQOW at 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.

WQOW is active in the community and our staff represents the station in several community events throughout the year. WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.


WXOW Multimedia Journalist

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

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

Apply Now

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.


WQOW Multimedia Journalist

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

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

Apply Now

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.