Political Anchor / Reporter

Employer WKOW TV
Location Madison, WI
Type Full time
Apply by February 11, 2023
More details https://www.wkow.com
Posted on January 18, 2023


Love for political reporting to be our next Capitol Bureau Chief / Reporter. This journalist will cover state government and politics for our network of Allen Media Broadcast station in Wisconsin. We need an aggressive, competitive journalist who can be a presence in the newsroom, on the set and out in the field. This is a position for a veteran reporter who is knowledgeable of the legislative process, the courts and executive branch. This journalist must have investigative zeal, a passion for the 1st Amendment and the ability to clearly report the human impact of official action. The successful candidate will also have experience in producing and anchoring a weekly political talk show. Position also requires some general assignment reporting.

Candidate must have great writing skills, the ability to deliver compelling stories under deadline pressure, a track record of enterprising unique stories and know-how to ask tough questions. This position requires on-camera reporting, as well as photojournalism and non-linear editing. Our journalists produce content for on-air, online, and mobile platforms. Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field. Experience with on-camera reporting and producing is desired.

Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law), and successfully pass a background screening.

WKOW is part of Allen Media Broadcasting, Inc., a privately owned company with 19 stations (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CW) in 12 states. Visit www.allenmediabroadcasting.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

Please submit your resume, reel and references to:
Dani Maxwell
News Director
5727 Tokay Blvd
Madison, WI 53719