Weekend Anchor

Weigel Broadcasting Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date PostedJanuary 19, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a Chicago based business, family owned since 1965. Weigel and its affiliated companies own and operate network and independent television stations in Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend, Indiana. In addition, Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, H&I Heroes & Icons, plus the new Decades Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group.

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

General Job Description:

WDJT-TV CBS 58 for Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin News is searching for an experienced Weekend Anchor/Reporter to join our growing news team. We’re looking for an anchor leader who can work well with the producers and reporters. We need a person who likes the balance of anchoring and reporting. During the week we need a reporter who will bring lead stories to the table and not wait to be handed a press release.


Prepare and deliver accurate News reports for weekend newscasts as well as report and research compelling content for multiple platforms as assigned during the week.

Produce general assignments reports that will air on CBS 58 newscasts and be responsible for contributing to our website and social media platforms.

Interact with producers and news management on story updates, breaking news, and long-term projects.

Interact with viewers and promote coverage through social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

Other duties, as assigned.


Three plus years' anchor experience and a degree in Journalism or related field required.

Ideal candidate will also have experience in news reporting.

Must have strong anchoring and reporting skills

Strong content gathering skills

Must be a strong writer with solid news judgment

Some investigative reporting will be required

MMJ experience preferred.

Must be flexible in scheduling.

Valid driver's license and insurability required

This job requires a self-starter with good news judgment, strong writing ability and solid live skills.

Please include a link to your reel when completing an application.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA and HRA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Open air office environment

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.



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