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Political/State Capital Reporter

Department: WDJT News
Location: Milwaukee, WI

CBS58 is looking for an experienced Political/State Capital Reporter to cover local and national politics and legislature in Madison, our state's capital.  In this role, you will generate compelling, innovative and timely stories, create and maintain a network of contacts, validate and determine creditability of news leads, and write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

Successful candidates must be able to shoot and edit their own stories when needed, give live reports on-site or through mobile broadcast units, assist in breaking news general assignments, and generate work that is fair, balanced and accurate.  Must live in or be able to relocate to Madison, WI and have experience covering local and state government news, have a clear understanding of libel law and be fluent in the use of government records and the state and federal open records acts.

CBS58 brings you the best in quality news, prime, entertainment and sports.  As a part of Weigel Broadcasting Co., an entrepreneurial and independent family-owned media company, we reach over 96% of U.S. Households with 375 network affiliates and over 175 television markets.

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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