Job Description:

Are you a newsroom leader? A news director or Executive Producer (EP) seeking to lead a dynamic team of nationally-award winning journalists and producers? If so, Wisconsin Public Television is looking for you. WPT’s News and Public Affairs team creates a diverse array of informative and engaging broadcast and digital projects. This position requires impeccable journalism credentials; vision; leadership and management skills; creativity; excellent writing skills; superb communication; independent thought and judgment; flexibility and the ability to lead and participate in teams. The EP will be required to plan strategically in a changing media environment and manage complex projects, with a variety of partners, on deadline. This is a leadership and supervisory position that includes hands-on journalism work. Details: 608-263-0477. EOE.

Job Location: 
Madison, WI
United States
Job Category: 
Monday, December 17, 2018
Job Type: 
Full time
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How to Apply

To ensure consideration apply online at by Dec. 17, 2018. This is Job #14928. All of the following must be received for your application to be complete: 1) Resume. 2) A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the job duties, essential job functions, minimum and desirable qualifications. 3) A digital file or link to 3-4 examples of your news work. This can be reporting or writing that you personally did, or work that you oversaw as a News Director or Executive Producer. Be sure to indicate exactly what role you had and what you did for each of the samples. 4) At least three professional references including e-mail and phone contact information; at least one must be a supervisory reference. 5) Recruitment source where you learned about this position.

Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs). Questions? Contact: Erin Cook, Wisconsin Public Television, 821 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53706; 608-263-0477;

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