CBS 58 Job Opportunities
Updated May 7, 2013
Position: Graphic/Motion Designer
Description: CBS-58 seeks an experienced, creative, graphic/motion designer with an outstanding eye for design, concept and layout. Primary responsibility will be creating 2d and 3d animations for both news and promotional purposes. Secondary responsibility includes creating logos and images for production, promotion and print advertising. Must be proficient on MAC and able to work well under pressure. Knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4-D, illustrator a must. Experience in broadcasting/production a plus. Send resume and link to your work to: CBS-58, HR-G, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 414-607-8189. EOE
Position: Assistant News Director
Description: CBS-58 News seeks an Assistant News Director ready to take a creative multi-platform driven approach to managing and leading the day to day operation of our newsroom.
Must bring a passion for advocacy and enterprise journalism, a desire to win breaking news and a clear understanding of how stories, technology and people come together.
Individual needs 3-5 years of professional journalism experience with at least 3 years in a progressive management capacity with experience managing in a multiplatform environment.
Candidate must have excellent news judgment and a clear understanding of journalistic ethics and laws that impact all of our platforms for delivering news to our viewers and users.
Must also have high standards for quality work, the ability to problem solve, to communicate and to work well under pressure. Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-AND, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 5314;
Fax: 414-607-8189 or e-mail: email@example.com EOE
Position: Production Crew
Description: CBS-58 seeks a full-time Production Crewmember 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: firstname.lastname@example.org fax: 414-607-8189 EOE
Description: CBS-58 seeks a full-time Photojournalist to shoot and edit news and sports. A minimum of one-two years’ experience is necessary. In this position you will be required to run a live truck and/or execute live shots. Camera operation and non-linear editing experience preferred. Must be flexible in scheduling and be available for some travel and overnight trips out of town. Valid driver’s license and insurability required. Send resume and link to reel: CBS-58, HR-P, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: email@example.com or fax: 414-607-8189 EOE
Position: Sales Account Executive
Description: Weigel Broadcasting, Milwaukee (CBS-58, WMLW, MeTV, ThisTV, BOUNCE TV and cbs58.com) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org fax: 414-607-8189 EOE
Position: Morning Executive Producer
Description: CBS-58 seeks a Morning Executive Producer for News Content to be the leader/supervisor of the morning/noon on air newscasts , and on-line and digital news content. This position will be responsible for staff gathering and producing news content on all on air, digital and social media platforms including the rundown and approval of scripts, working with morning and noon reporters, multi-media journalists and photographers on assigned content and presentation. Individual will be responsible for providing staff feedback, reviewing work and conducting annual performance reviews. You will actively contribute to long and short term planning as it relates to the morning and noon newscasts and will work closely with other newsroom management on scheduling of producers and other news staff. Position requires excellent news judgment including an understanding of the importance of breaking news and severe weather coverage. Ideal candidate is an excellent team builder and problem solver with the ability to fill in as a line producer as needed. Must have good writing and copy editing skills and an understanding of branding, maintaining and growing the station brand including working with other departments to deliver the best possible messages about our morning and noon newscasts. Additionally you must understand and execute the best possible on-line and digital content as it relates the morning/noon news. This includes driving our social media content, managing post-newscast meetings and leading the follow up on the newscasts. A strong sense of innovation and a desire to win are essential. Minimum two years’ experience as an executive Producer with proven leadership in the newsroom. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or multi-media journalism preferred. Send resume with links of newscast(s) and cover letter describing your news content and management philosophy to: CBS-58, HR-AMEP, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: email@example.com or fax: 414-607-8189 EOE
Position: News 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 414-607-8189; EOE
Internships Fall 2013
We are pleased to offer students the opportunity to apply for our Internship Program at our station. Located in Milwaukee, we offer a variety of internship programs in several areas within broadcasting. Internships require a commitment of 15 hours per week for an entire semester during the regular school year. There is no pay associated with the internship and to qualify the student must be able to receive college credit for the experience. Available internships include the following: Biligual News Intern, Sports Intern, Producer Assistant Intern, Web Intern, Assignment Desk Intern, Sales Intern, Engineering Intern, Production Intern, Master Control Intern, Meteorology Intern and Promotions Intern. To receive an application for any of the internship opportunities, please contact HR-Internship, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; fax: 414-607-8189 or e-mail: email@example.com Resumes may also be submitted to the same contact information. EOE