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Job Title: Sports\News Multimedia Journalist          04/16/2014
Job Duties:
WFJW is accepting applications from candidates who want to be television reporters.
This is an entry-level position for someone who wants grow professionally. Duties will include covering the sports beat with creativity and passion. “Sports-only” candidates should not apply. This position is will be equally split between developing news and sports content.
Our reporters come up with their own ideas. They shoot, report, write, edit, and present those stories for on-air and online audiences. The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential to do all of those things well. The position requires an on-air presence that is conversational, appealing, and professional. Anchoring skills are necessary.
Qualifications:
A four-year college degree is required. Journalism or communications majors are preferred. The successful applicant will likely have strong academic background in history, political science, sociology, or other liberal arts areas. Analytic problem solving is an important trait.
If you have trouble with spelling and grammar, please don’t apply. Those strongly considered for the position will pass a rigorous writing test before being asked to visit us for an interview.
Online and social media content skills will be considered for this hire. You must have a valid driver’s license.
Pay Rate: Salaried
Hours: Full time
Contact: Contact: John Quarderer, News Director jquarderer@wjfw.com

Send a cover letter, resume, a link to your video demo reel, and references.

It is WJFW's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin or sex, in all personnel actions.

Job Title: Television Sales Account Executive          10/23/2013
Job Duties:
Newswatch 12 has an exciting local sales position available in our Wausau office. We are seeking an extraordinary individual with a strong desire to succeed. Account Executive duties include developing new business and managing existing accounts for WJFW NBC 12, Antenna TV and wjfw.com.

Newswatch 12 is the NBC affiliate serving the Wausau-Rhinelander viewing area. We are the home of the Summer Olympics, Sunday Night Football, Today Show, NBC Prime, Saturday Night Live, Wheel of Fortune, and Jeopardy.
Qualifications:
Candidates should have excellent writing ability and strong verbal communication skills. Be goal oriented with a strong desire to succeed. Should be competent with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Radio, Television, Print, or internet sales experience desired. Must have reliable transportation. This is a full time position.
Pay Rate: Salary plus commission
Hours: Normal business hours
Contact: To apply send resume and cover letter to: pmarquardt@wjfw.com

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