WLFI Jobs

News Videographer

WLFI-TV is seeking a News Videographer who can shoot compelling video and sound, edit on non-linear equipment, operate a microwave live truck, write for broadcast and post video to web.

WLFI-TV is seeking a News Videographer who can shoot compelling

video and sound, edit on non-linear equipment, operate a microwave live

truck, write for broadcast and post video to web. Applicants must

demonstrate ability to handle DV cameras with hard drive, non-linear

editing software, laptop computer, mics, cables, microwave truck, fiber

link and any other equipment needed to perform the daily duties of news

gathering for multiple news platforms. You must be prepared to perform

multiple tasks and be able to work under deadline pressure. Good driving

record and valid driver’s license are mandatory. College degree in

broadcast news and internship at a commercial TV station required. We

are a CBS affiliate in a Big 10 University town with a variety of stories to shoot.

 

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.  

 

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

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Newscast Producer

WLFI-TV seeks a television newscast producer.

 NEWSCAST PRODUCER:

 

WLFI-TV seeks a television newscast producer. 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

 

Requirements:

 

Knowledge of ENPS, 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

 

Experience:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

Experience as a producer preferred

 

 

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

 

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED 

 

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News Director

WLFI-TV 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN has an opening for a hands-on and dynamic News Director with the talent, energy and leadership to lead our News Department.

News Director                                                                                                         7/28/20

 

Are you ready for your first Job as News Director? This is your chance to move up the ranks in news and be the News Director for WLFI News 18, the CBS Network Affiliate in West Lafayette, IN - the home of Purdue University.

WLFI has an opening for a hands-on and dynamic News Director with the talent, energy and leadership to lead our News Department. This is your chance to move up from Executive Producer or assistant News Director and expand your career path.  We are a well-equipped station and market leader, backed by research and consulting, owned by a company that also owns The Weather Channel, Entertainment Studios, and The Grio. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage, and community service on all platforms daily.

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Directs the gathering and production of news content for broadcast and digital platforms, leveraging the use of digital tools to enhance newsgathering and dissemination.
  • Supervises personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  • Budget administration.
  • Strategic planning in collaboration with other department Heads on station initiatives.

Experience Requirements:

  • Broadcast television newsroom management experience.
  • Proven track record of mentoring/coaching a news staff.
  • Ability to demonstrate how the candidate has improved news product at another broadcast television station.

Qualification requirements:

  • Candidate must have a proven record of leadership and success in managing a local news operation
  • Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a small market staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts.
  • Strong communication skills.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

 

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. 

 

 

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Multiplatform Journalist / Fill-in Anchor

WLFI-TV is seeking a Multiplatform Journalist / Fill-in Anchor

WLFI-TV is seeking a Multiple 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.

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.   


**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.**

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Multiplatform Journalist

WLFI has a career opportunity as a Multiplatform Journalist.

WLFI 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.

 

 

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.

 

***EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED***

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