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Multimedia Journalist

Department: WDJT News
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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.

Multimedia Journalist

General Job Description:

CBS 58 seeks an experienced Multi-Media Journalist.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story lines.

Organize material, determine slant or emphasis and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Must have a minimum of two years, news experience in shooting and reporting, including gathering content, editing, and running their own live shot. 

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. Investigative work a plus.

Must have a valid driver's license.

If interested please submit your resume, cover letter and link to reel.

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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