Full Time Job
CBS58 - WDJT and Telemundo WI, located in Milwaukee, is seeking an experienced Managing Editor to join our growing news team.
The Managing Editor will oversee the daily and long-range news content for CBS58 and Telemundo WI, making sure the best stories in Southeast Wisconsin are covered and presented on all platforms.
In this role, you will manage and make sure the assignment desk stays aggressive finding and executing news by developing efficient and effective workflows. Coach and lead our team of the reporters in their daily newsgathering efforts, approve scripts, and assure stories are accurate, balanced and fair. Innovation, organization, follow-through, excellent communication and the ability to manage multiple priorities will be needed with the unique opportunity to lead the DNC 2020 Convention coverage plan; working with local and national officials, network partners and station management to guarantee we are the strongest coverage on all platforms.
Successful candidates will have a passion for news and proven success managing daily, breaking and long term news content while upholding station standards and editorial news vision. Must foster a creative, energetic and productive newsroom with the ability to collaborate with newsroom management on station initiatives. An understanding and passion for our local market and prior news management experience are preferred.
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.
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.