Current Available Jobs for WLFI

WLFI TV 18 is a CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN conveniently located between Indianapolis and Chicago.

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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Sports Reporter / Anchor

WLFI-TV is seeking a sports videographer/reporter/fill-in anchor.

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WLFI-TV is seeking a sports videographer/reporter/fill-in anchor. The successful candidate will be able to shoot compelling video and interviews, report, write, voice and edit stories for broadcast and post content to the web. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to handle DV cameras with hard drive, non-linear editing, laptop computer, webcam, mics, cables and any other equipment needed to perform the daily duties of digital news gathering. Four year college degree in broadcast Journalism and internship in TV sports required. Plenty of opportunity to shoot and report on Big 10 action at Purdue University and local high school sports. Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.


Sales Assistant

WLFI in West Lafayette, IN. has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant.

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WLFI in West Lafayette, IN. has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant. We are seeking an individual who is extremely organized, motivated and possesses a “can do” attitude. In this position, you will be responsible for the administrative & clerical support to our sales team. Other duties will include, traffic and order entry, handling co-op information, revisions and make-goods, maintaining reports, and filing. The ideal candidate must have excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills, quality customer service, and must be able to prioritize & manage multiple tasks. Prior administrative experience a plus.


PT Technical Media Producer (TMP)

WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience.

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WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience. He/She must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes. The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as computer graphics, camera operation, and audio operation. The ability to run Master Control, ingest media into servers and monitor on-air signal output are the main responsibilities. Use of Photoshop and other editing software as well as control room responsibilities experience preferred.


Technical Media Producer

WLFI TV 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience.

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WLFI TV 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience. The ability to run Master control, ingest media into servers, and monitor on-air signal output are the main responsibilities. This position will also direct live newscasts, and may perform various other tasks during live news broadcasts including audio operation. The candidate will prepare playlist and programs for next day air, and purge content from previous day’s logs. He / She must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes.
Ideal Candidates must be extremely detail oriented, have a strong desire to learn, be able to work under pressure as part of a team, and be able to work flexible hours. If you are an experienced Director and or Production assistant looking to become a Director, this job is for you.


Experience in Television Directing is preferred. A college degree is required. Candidates must have a knowledge of computers and production equipment. The use of Adobe Photoshop, other editing software, as well as control room experience preferred. Experience with non-linear editing systems as well as a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is encouraged. Automation knowledge is a plus.


Promotions Producer

WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for someone with strong editing skills, a creative mind, and an eye for clean appealing visuals.

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WLFI News 18, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, IN, is looking for someone with strong editing skills, a creative mind, and an eye for clean appealing visuals. This position requires hands-on knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite; including Premiere Pro, After Effects 2018, and advanced experience with video and graphics editing. Someone with a strong understanding and experience with DSLR cameras, audio recording, and lighting. We work in a team environment and collaborate to make award-winning videos. We are looking for a team member to take a project from concept to completion. If you are someone who is detail-oriented and can take an idea and create a compelling promotional video, this is the job for you.


Daily skills needed are: Editing, DSLR camera operation, audio recording, lighting, video and graphics editing with Adobe Creative Suite, script writing, audio board operation, excellent time management and file organization, and an unshakeable work ethic. A college degree in Telecommunications, Digital Media, Marketing or Broadcasting is a plus.


Anchor/Multiplatform Journalist

WLFI-TV is seeking a News Anchor/Multiple Platform Journalist.

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WLFI-TV is seeking a News Anchor/Multiple Platform Journalist.
Applicants must have strong camera presence, solid vocal delivery, and
clear enunciation. 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. Daily tasks include
anchoring daily 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 drivers license. We
offer the opportunity to grow within a dynamic media company. CBS
affiliate in Big 10 university town.


WLFI - Television Newscast Producer

WLFI-TV seeks a television newscast producer

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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
Education/Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field
• Experience as a producer preferred
Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of iNEWS, Edius
• 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


WLFI - Multiplatform Journalist

WLFI has a career opportunity as a Multiplatform Journalist.

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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 the ability to handle DV camera with a hard drive, non-linear
editing, laptop computer, webcam, mics, cables and any other equipment
needed to perform the daily duties of digital newsgathering.
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.


WLFI Account Executive

WLFI-TV is seeking a motivated Account Executive. As an AE, you will be responsible for effectively maintaining and increasing revenue with established clients, as well as developing new business clients.

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Job Title
Account Executive


Area of Interest
Sales

Position Type
Full-time

Job Description
WLFI-TV is seeking a motivated Account Executive. As an AE, you will be responsible for effectively maintaining and increasing revenue with established clients, as well as developing new business clients. Candidate must be able to develop relationships, have strong communications and organizational skills, and be able to create and deliver effective client presentations. AEs at WLFI are responsible for selling television and all digital platforms (WLFI desktop, app, tablet, and mobile). We will provide training in all areas to help grow your abilities and ensure success. A valid driver’s license, state-mandated automobile insurance, and an acceptable driving record are also required.

As a WLFI AE, basic computer capabilities in Microsoft Office are a must. A background in digital sales and marketing is a plus. Individuals must be self-motivated, energetic, creative and focused on success. We’re looking for our next professional success story!