Morgan Murphy Media

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

October 22, 2015

WISC-TV (Madison)

Photojournalist: Our mission is to produce high-quality journalism every day that meets the needs of our community. Is that your mission? Do you want to work in city often rated as one of the most livable in the country?  WISC-TV is currently seeking an ambitious Photojournalist with the desire to be the best to join our award-winning photography staff in Madison, WI. The successful candidate will be an excellent storyteller who is always learning. Two years prior experience in photojournalism preferred.  We are looking for someone who has the skill to gather news on a day-to-day basis, but also the ability to excel in long-form storytelling projects. There is an opportunity with our investigative team for the right person. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and be able to lift and carry 35-50lbs for an extended period of time. Prior experience operating live trucks is preferred. We have all the tools and gadgets: three live trucks, a satellite truck, backpack units, full-size broadcast HD Sony cameras and a nonlinear HD editing system

Local Sales Account Executive: Morgan Murphy Media is aggressively searching for a strategic, multi-media Sales Representative to add to our sales team.  This position is responsible for generating revenue through selling television, digital interactive advertising and Madison Magazine. Candidates must have a proven and successful track record of getting results.  We are seeking experienced superstar sales professionals who are highly motivated, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and are passionate about reaching goals for their customers and themselves. If you are looking for a rewarding, creative, and exciting career in media sales with a fantastic company that offers full benefits, look no further.

Digital Service Strategist: Morgan Murphy Media (WISC-TV, TVW, Channel3000.com, Madison Magazine and Phase 3 Digital Agency), is currently seeking a full-time Digital Service Strategist to facilitate and manage digital sales campaigns for clients. The Digital Service Strategist acts as the main point of contact for coordination and managing campaigns  with the fulfillment vendor, sales reps and clients, which includes proposals, being the in-house expert, consulting, campaign set up & follow through, client communication and digital sales materials. Required Skills include: Knowledge and experience in digital products/services, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, approachability and eagerness to take on a variety of tasks, Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail, Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel, and a general understanding of marketing principles in order to prepare sales presentations and other materials.  See the Phase 3 Digital website at: http://www.p3da.com/

News Reporter: WISC-TV, Southern Wisconsin’s number one news station in Madison, is looking for an enterprising general assignment television news reporter with the ability to tell compelling stories.  Duties include turning stories on a daily basis, live reporting, and covering breaking news situations.  We are looking for a creative storyteller who has the ability to find enterprise stories and deliver them to multiple platforms. The ideal candidate will be both skilled at working with a photographer and as an MMJ depending on the daily assignment.  In addition to our television newscasts, we place a strong emphasis on our award-winning website, htpp://www.channel3000.com, our social networking efforts, and our growing mobile digital content. We expect this position to provide on-going content contributions to all offerings.  This position requires a valid driver’s license and a good driving record and could involve weekend and evening hours. Candidates for consideration will have a bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field, hard news experience, 1-2 years news reporting, the ability to turn stories on deadline, and live reporting experience.  Prior anchoring experience is a plus.

News Producer: WISC-TV is actively searching for a News Producer to help lead our team at the #1 rated station in Madison.   We need a newsroom leader with a proven ability to deliver a high-quality, high energy newscast which appeals to our local audience.  Specific duties include working closely with the Executive Producer and Managing Editor to determine content needs and story ideas on a daily and long-term basis.  The ideal candidate will write clearly for multiple platforms, including our website. Social media proficiency is required.  The newscast producer will work with reporters and photographers on story development, and lead our Production staff with technical presentation of the newscast. Other duties include writing topical promotions, setting up live shots, editing and posting content to our website.  We need a creative thinker with excellent news judgment who can deliver relevant and compelling stories every day. We prefer applicants with 1 year experience and college degree. A writing test is required.

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Madison Magazine (Madison)

Sales Account Executive: Madison Magazine  is seeking a highly motivated, goal-oriented, energetic Account Executive who can help us develop and grow our new media and magazine revenues by servicing existing clients and generating significant new business through relationship building, overcoming objections, and closing sales by utilizing strong problem-solving skills.  You need to possess an extraordinary work ethic, excellent presentation skills, and an ability to provide unparalleled customer service (as well as a valid driver’s license and good driving record) and we’ll provide you with a great work experience, a competitive compensation and benefit package, and an environment that’s challenging, collaborative, and just plain fun! We will consider applicants with and an Associate’s degree in business, marketing, or related field and have knowledge of PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office products.  Prior magazine, broadcast, or digital sales experience is helpful.

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WKBT-TV (La Crosse)

News-Multimedia Reporter/Anchor: WKBT News 8 is hiring an experienced full time News Multimedia Journalist with the proven ability to produce great stories on multiple platforms.  This is not an entry level reporter position.  We want a proven journalist who knows how to turn well researched information into compelling local content that goes beyond day turn storytelling.  Anchoring will be a regular part of your job duties.   College degree and experience required.

Media Sales Representative: WKBT-TV News 8 is adding to our team of sales professionals!  The position is responsible for generating revenue through selling television and digital interactive advertising. Candidates must have a proven and successful track record of getting results.  We want experienced superstar sales professionals who are highly motivated, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and are passionate about reaching goals for their customers and themselves. If you are looking for a rewarding, creative, and exciting career in television sales with a fantastic company that offers full benefits, look no further.

Broadcast Engineer: WKBT-TV is accepting applications for a full-time broadcast engineer with an emphasis on digital video to support its technical broadcast operations at its recently remodeled and updated facility. Daily responsibilities include support of SDI video, digital audio, and broadcast related equipment. Associate degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or relevant work experience required. SBE Certification is a plus but not mandatory. Applicant must have experience in operating and maintaining studio, control room, ENG gear, and be familiar with IT equipment.  Applicant must also be able to troubleshoot technical problems quickly and efficiently and must be able to communicate effectively in a team environment.  Good organizational and documentation skills along with an emphasis on customer service get you to the front of the line.

IT Engineer: WKBT-TV is accepting applications for a full-time broadcast engineer with an emphasis on IT to support its computer network and technical broadcast operations at its recently remodeled and updated facility. Daily responsibilities include supporting end users, networks, servers, and broadcast related equipment. Associate degree or higher in electronics or IT or relevant work experience required. SBE Certification is a plus but not mandatory. Applicant must have experience with server and desktop operating systems plus a solid foundation in hardware and software. Applicant must also be able to troubleshoot technical problems quickly and efficiently and communicate effectively in a team environment.  Organizational and documentation skills along with an emphasis on customer service get you to the front of the line.

News Multi-Media Journalist: WKBT News 8 is hiring a part-time News Multimedia Journalist to join our team of news professionals. Candidates must have journalism related experience and/or relevant college classes.  Camera, editing and computer experience is a plus.  Hours per week range between 10-25 and you must have an excellent driving record.  This is an excellent entry level opportunity for someone willing to learn the multiple skills required to work behind the scenes in a busy, challenging and deadline driven newsroom.

Sports Photojournalist: WKBT News 8 is hiring a part-time Sports Photojournalist. We will train the right applicant to record and edit highlights for our nightly sportscasts. Hours per week range between 10-25. Most shifts occur in the late afternoon and evening. Must be available Friday nights along with some weekends and have an excellent driving record. We take pride in our coverage of local high school sports and area college athletics. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start their career in broadcasting and/or a big sports fan who is excited about the possibility of having a part-time job that takes you to various local sporting events.

Floor Crew: WKBT News 8 is hiring part-time Floor Crew Members for 2 shifts, our Morning (4:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.) and Noon (11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.) Newscasts and our Evening and Weekend (4:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.) Newscasts. Hours per week range from 20-30. This a great entry level opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career in broadcasting or is willing to learn multiple skills required to work behind the scenes in a fast paced environment.

We will train the right applicants to run teleprompter, studio cameras, and generate on-air graphics.

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To apply, send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Morgan Murphy Media., Attn.: Human Resources, 7025 Raymond Road, Madison, WI 53719 or fax 608-278-5568 or email hr@wisctv.com.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit our website at http://www.channel3000.com.