Assignment Desk Editor
Full Time Job
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 an Assignment Desk Editor opening for CBS 58 and Telemundo Wisconsin news staff.
Assignment Desk Editor
CBS-58 seeks an Assignment Editor to join our news staff. Duties will include but not be limited to generating story ideas, monitoring scanner traffic, managing daily assignments and updating our station website and other digital platforms.
Hours will vary but will include weekends.
Must have assertive newsroom skills including strong news judgment and ability to determine editorial content of newscast on a daily basis.
Candidate should have excellent communication skills
Must be able to handle a high-pressure environment and multiple tasks under strict guidelines.
We offer a competitive compensation package, employer contributed health and welfare benefits, paid time off, paid qualified FMLA Leave, and much more!
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.