CBS 58 Job Opportunities
Updated September 11, 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: email@example.com EOE
Position: Creative Services Director
Description: Weigel Broadcasting Co. seeks a dynamic, high-energy Creative Services Director (CSD) for its Milwaukee Group of television stations. CSD will oversee brand development, strategy and management for 8 television streams including CBS 58-WDJT. CSD must motivate, mentor and lead a staff in planning and executing innovative and impactful image campaigns for news, weather, local programming and syndicated shows, as well as topical news promotion across multiple platforms.
The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker and story-teller who can conceive strategic promotional plans to improve audience and sales base, community image and ratings. CSD must have the ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously; have strong organizational skills; supervise day to day activities of the Promotion Department; coordinate commercial production, contests and sales promotion; manage brands and quality control; and possess advanced video and radio production skills to lead, develop and train a creative staff.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and proven leadership skills are required. Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Final Cut Pro; a proven track record of successful marketing concepts and branding efforts is a must. Superb leadership, managerial, teambuilding, communications skills; an interest in the latest technology; social media acumen and the ability to achieve high-level production quality are desired.
Send resume to: CBS-58, HR-CSD, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI, 53214; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax: 414-607-8189 EOE
Position: Executive News Producer
Description: Excellent opportunity for an experienced Executive News Producer or an experienced line producer looking to move up in newsroom management. CBS-58 News is looking for a hands-on, highly competitive, newsroom leader with excellent news judgment and creative newscast showcasing skills. The ideal candidate must also have a full understanding of the workings of a multi-platform newsroom. This is primarily a night side schedule covering our 5pm, 9pm WMLW newscast and the 10pm newscasts on CBS58 and Telemundo. Fill-in line producing may be required as needed. Send resume to: CBS-58, HR - EP, 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214; e-mail: email@example.com or fax: 414-607-8189 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 414-607-8189 EOE
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: email@example.com or fax: 414-607-8189 EOE