Assignment Desk Editor
About the Job
WDJT-TV, Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate in Milwaukee Wisconsin, is searching for an Assignment Desk/Web Editor. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health and welfare benefits, no cost life insurance and in person counseling, generous 401k match, paid time off and relocation assistance!
Looking for an assertive newsroom professional with strong news judgment and the ability to generate and determine engaging and relevant editorial content. Successful candidate must have prior newsroom experience, be extremely organized with an aptitude for logistics and have the proven ability to excel in a fast-paced competitive newsroom. Must monitor scanner traffic, manage daily assignments and effectively communicate coverage plans to newsroom staff. This role will also research and create digital content for all platforms and contribute to editorial meetings.
Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is a leader in the media industry with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.