Full Time Job

Newscast Editor / Photographer


Wausau, WI 10-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

About WSAW:

WSAW is Wausau's first TV station, debuting in 1954. It is a CBS affiliated station that serves northcentral Wisconsin. It is owned by Gray Television. Northcentral Wisconsin is a leader in agriculture, dairy, ginseng, cranberries, cheese, and potatoes. Our area has always been tied to manufacturing and tourism, with Rib Mountain State Park, Granite Peak Ski Area, and Lake Du Bay.
WZAW is Wausau's FOX affiliate and home of ''Packer Football'' airing more Packer regular season games than all other stations combined. WZAW produces local newscasts M-F 4:00pm and 9:00pm.

WSAW - Wausau, WI
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Job Summary/Description:

WSAW-TV, the CBS affiliate in Wausau, WI is looking for a part-time photographer and editor, who is ready to join our award-winning news operation and work in a studio featuring the latest technology.

Duties include assisting our newscast and digital content producers in editing video for newscasts, shooting and gathering information in the field during breaking news, and writing for our TV newscasts and digital platforms, including wsaw.com and our social media platforms. This is an entry-level position and an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door, while learning from the best journalists in the market.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Editing video on a non-linear platform
- Shooting and gathering information in the field
- Operating Live gear and Laptop editors, as well as live technology
- Collaborating with reporters and producers on stories
- Posting content and video to our digital platforms

- Be available to work 3:00-8:00am
- Have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
- Be strong writers, able to use correct spelling and grammar
- Be capable of working under pressure and meeting daily deadlines in a high energy environment
- Have good communication skills
- Have solid news judgement
- Have the ability to multi-task efficiently
- Be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
- Familiarity with ENPS, Grass Valley Edius, Sony XDCAM cameras and Arc Publishing preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxow2q-3-238-232-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.