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Morning News Producer

at Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Posted: 5/29/2019
Job Reference #: 1040645
Categories: Media/Publishing
Keywords: media

Job Description

Morning News Producer

Department:WDJT News
Location:Milwaukee, WI

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 the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast 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 Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

CBS58, a part of Weigel Broadcasting Co., has a Full-time Morning News Producer opening in Milwaukee!

Responsibilities are primarily producing a daily newscast. This job requires a strong communicator in the newsroom with the familiarity of multiple news platforms, strong writing ability, and editing skills. We are looking for someone with a passion to improve storytelling.


Candidate must be an excellent writer/editor able to produce a fast-paced, high-energy newscast in a competitive market.

Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

Flexible schedule to meet the needs of a daily newscast.

Must have at least two years of producing experience.

iNews experience a plus.

The ideal candidate must have a complete understanding of a multi-platform newsroom and be able to manage a newscast with multiple lives shots utilizing backpack technology.

If you have what we are looking for, please apply with your resume, cover letter, and a link to your demo reel.

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.