Assistant News Director
Full Time Job
WDJT-TV CBS 58 for Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin News is searching for an Assistant News Director. With over 40 hours of news each week in an aggressive news market that is hosting the 2020 DNC, we are seeking a creative and driven experienced newsroom leader. In this role, you will work closely with the News Director to lead the operations and editorial content of the newsroom. Must have excellent news judgment and be able to meet deadlines, communicate effectively, adapt quickly and implement change while under pressure. Mentor producers and reporters, manage scheduling, plan event coverage, update workflows for efficiency, and have a creative approach to breaking and multi-platform news.
Must have prior Executive Producer, Assistant News Director, or News Director experience, a strong producing background, a commitment to serving a diverse audience, a passion for news, and a clear understanding of journalistic ethics and laws are needed to be successful in this role.
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, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend, and Rockford.
Join our growing news team in a dynamic, inclusive, fast-paced newsroom where we bring our viewers the best in quality news, prime, entertainment and sports!