Full Time Job
WDJT-TV CBS 58 for Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin News is searching for an Executive Producer. 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. As a part of our news management team you will supervise the gathering and production of news content on all platforms including the rundown and approval of scripts and working with anchors, reporters and photographers on content and presentation. Will mentor, provide feedback, coach and review producers including annual performance reviews.
Success in this role requires excellent news judgment including an understanding of the importance of breaking news and severe weather coverage, excellent writing and copy editing skills, an understanding of branding and how to maintaining, highlight and grow the station brand. Must excel in a high volume competitive news market with proven problem solving ability utilizing a collaborative and innovative approach. Additionally, you must understand and execute the best possible on-line and digital content, contribute to long and short term planning, facilitate pre and post-newscast meetings, and fill in as a line producer if needed. Minimum two years? experience producing with proven leadership in the newsroom required for success 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!