CBS 58 Job Opportunities

Updated October 21, 2014

Position:  Topical News Promotion Producer
Description:  CBS 58 is looking for a full-time “preditor” who thrives on getting the facts, teasing news stories and enjoys the challenge of producing quality teases in quick deadlines.   The ideal candidate will be responsible for writing, producing and editing daily topical news promos, and special report and news image promos.  Must be self motivated; have excellent writing, organization and production skills; and be able to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.  2-3 years experience in news or television promotion and knowledge of Edius or Adobe Premiere is required.  Hours for this position is 1:30p-10p, 5 days/wk with weekends and holidays.  Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-TP, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; fax: 414-607-8189, e-mail:  EOE

Position:  Bilingual Producer
Description:  Telemundo Wisconsin is expanding its news team and is seeking an experienced line producer ready to work with the only Spanish language newscast in Wisconsin.  The best candidates must be fluent in Spanish and English, have at least one year producing experience, as well as excellent news judgment and an understanding of local, national and international news relevant to the Latino news viewers in Wisconsin.  Must have strong writing skills, creativity and the ability to work in a team environment. Daily contributions to our digital Telemundo Wisconsin platforms will also be an integral part of this position, as well as video editing.  A working knowledge of the iNews system is a plus.  Send resume to: Telemundo/CBS-58, HR-BP, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; fax: 414-607-8189 or e-mail:  EOE

Position:  Photojournalist
Description:  CBS-58 seeks an experienced and creative photojournalist to shoot and edit news and sports.  A minimum of two years’ experience is necessary.  In this position you will be required to run a live truck and execute live shots.  Camera operation and non-linear editing experience is required.  May include traffic reporting.  Must be flexible in scheduling, available for some travel and overnight trips.  Valid driver’s license and insurability required.  Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-P, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE

Position:  Assignment Editor
Description:  CBS-58 seeks an Assignment Editor to join our early morning news staff.  Hours for this position are 2am – 10:30am, Monday through Friday.  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, as well as the ability to function effectively to generate story ideas, monitor scanner traffic, manage daily assignments and update our station website and other digital platforms.  Must be able to handle a high pressure environment and multiple tasks under strict guidelines.  Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-AE, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE

Position:  Special Projects Producer
Description:  CBS 58 News is looking for the ultimate multi-tasker with a passion for great story telling and creative producing.  This is a full-time, permanent new position, for a new project.  Position will require collaboration (the ability to keep reporters on task), a creative vision, great time management skills, long and short term planning and an eye for graphics and the best ways to “craft” content.  You will also be working on multiple digital platforms and non-linear editing is a must.  Candidates with strong reporting and/or videography skills may also be considered for this position.  A connection to Wisconsin is a plus. Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-SPP, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; fax: 414-607-8189 or e-mail:  EOE

Position:  Log Editor/Commercial Traffic Coordinator
Description:  CBS-58 seeks a full-time Log Editor/Commercial Traffic Coordinator to join our team.  Coordinator is responsible for placement of commercials and programs on the station logs and assures that all commercials are broadcast correctly.  Candidates should have good computer and organizational skills, be detail oriented and able to work closely with other departments and outside agencies.  Must have the ability and desire to learn new things as they work in the fast-paced environment of broadcasting.  Duties and responsible include, but are not limited to: log editing, inventory, programming, processing orders, log reconciliation, processing and implementing Traffic instructions, maintaining all commercial tapes, paids, and downloading commercials.  Previous Traffic experience with Wide Orbit, a plus.  Send resume to:  CBS-58, HR-LE, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE

Position:  Assistant Chief Engineer
Description:  WDJT-TV, CBS affiliate in Milwaukee, is seeking a full time Assistant Chief Engineer.  In this position you will coordinate and perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of television broadcasting stations.  Responsibilities include maintain an effective preventative maintenance program for all equipment, assisting and advising Chief Engineer in planning for future equipment installation, requirements, and budgetary recommendations, managing and maintaining complex television integrated systems with minimum to no supervision.  Must have knowledge of FCC rules and regulations regarding television broadcasting.  Additionally the ideal candidate will have practical working knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques, as well as professional RF engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems.  You may be involved in the design and construction of new engineering projects as directed by Chief Engineering and project and will be on call 24/7 to provide timely response to critical off-air situations, equipment issues, transmitter issues, etc.  The preparation and timely delivery of operational reports as well as status reports for on-going station projects and compliance documents are required.  Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve master control, studio and production equipment issues and effectively present information and respond to local management, viewers and general public.  You will be responsible for the management of continuous technical operations of the television station and act as head of the Engineering Department in the absence of Chief Engineer.  A Bachelor degree in engineering or related field or equivalent level of knowledge to enable you to perform substantially the same work as a degreed individual is required.  Candidates must have 3+ years experience maintaining modern broadcast equipment with continued engineering education/certification.  FCC license or SBE certification a plus  Strong maintenance, organizational, computer and people skills with the ability to travel as needed.  Must be physically able to bend, lift and carry up to a maximum of 70 pounds, as well as climb on step-stools, ladders and other necessary equipment.  Must have solid working knowledge of PC's, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel.  Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-ACE, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE

Position:  Production Crew-member
Description:  CBS-58 seeks a full-time Production Crew-member to join our production team. Individual will be responsible for floor directing, camera operation, and teleprompter for daily newscasts. The ideal candidate for this position should also be willing to learn or already have experience on Grass Valley Ignite system. Hours for this position are generally 2:30pm-11:00pm, mainly on weekends with varying weekday shifts generally totaling 40 hours weekly. Occasional morning shift work for fill-in purposes may be required. Must be able to work Holidays as well. Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-PC, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214 e-mail: fax: 414-607-8189 EOE

Position:  Sales Account Executive
Description:  Weigel Broadcasting, Milwaukee (CBS-58, WMLW, MeTV, ThisTV, BOUNCE TV and seeks an experienced Account Executive passionate about selling television advertising and generating new business within the Milwaukee Market. You must understand how to communicate effectively and build strong internal and external relationships. You have the ability to up-sell and increase revenue spending from advertisers. You have the creativity to develop targeted, customer focused marketing solutions using multiple media products including, but not limited to, television, and web. You take pride in being extremely well organized and always prepared. You are highly computer literate in all Microsoft Office products and you are coachable and trainable in new system software. The ideal candidate must be goal oriented and possess a hunger and drive to succeed and win every day in the television and internet sales arena. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants to grow and succeed. One to two years’ sales experience preferred. Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-SAE, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE

Position:  Multi-Media Journalist
Description:  CBS-58 seeks an experienced Multi-Media Journalist.  Must have a minimum of two years news experience in shooting and reporting.  Must have strong live skills and the ability to research, write, shoot and edit daily news stories under deadline pressure.  Must also have a strong understanding of multi-platform journalism including how to shoot, write and edit stories, video and photographs for the web and social media.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-MMJ, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE

Position:  Producer
Description:  CBS-58 seeks an experienced News Producer.  Candidate must be an excellent writer able to produce a fast-paced, high-energy newscast. Must have at least two years producing experience.  I-News experience a plus.  Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-P, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: or fax: 414-607-8189  EOE


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