News Video Producer

Columbia County, WI, USA ● Dodge County, WI, USA ● Sauk County, WI, USA Req #5149
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Capital Newspapers with daily papers in Portage, Beaver Dam and Baraboo is seeking an online video producer to join our newsroom with a background in print and/or broadcast journalism. The ideal candidate will be efficient at generating video ideas, editing and working with newsroom staffers to create and produce new video content.


Must be willing to work and live in coverage area which includes Dodge, Columbia and Sauk counties in south central Wisconsin. Requires a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


The candidate will post and promote videos on and our social media platforms. The candidate must be comfortable using multiple DSLR cameras to produce videos.


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

Video portfolio demonstrating a range of video

Video storytelling editing skills

Strong journalism ethics

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

Strong news judgment

Proficiency in managing social media to promote work

Willingness to work all shifts when needed.

Some assignments require walking, carrying camera and video gear in extreme weather.

Four-year college degree and/or 3-5 years of experience as a visual journalist.


Please attach cover letter, resume (with references) along with links of recent examples of your work


This is a full-time, non-exempt role. Benefits offered include medical, dental, and vision insurances; company matched 401k; employee assistance program; and paid vacation, personal, sick, and holiday time. Pre-employment background and drug screenings apply.

Capital Newspapers is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a workforce that accurately reflects our audience and expands our voice. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 



Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Columbia County, WI, USA
  • Dodge County, WI, USA
  • Sauk County, WI, USA