WEIGEL BROADCASTING CO. Assignment Desk Editor in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 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. Assignment Desk Editor General Job Description: CBS-58 seeks an Assignment Editor to join our news staff. Duties/Responsibilities: Generate story ideas, monitor scanner traffic, manage daily assignments and update our station website and other digital platforms. Other duties, as assigned. Requirements: Flexible schedule: Hours will vary, Dayside, nights, weekend or overnights. Must have assertive newsroom skills including strong news judgment and ability to determine editorial content of newscast on a daily basis. Candidate should have excellent communication skills Must have strong writing skills for broadcast and digital copy. Must be able to handle a high pressure environment and multiple tasks under strict guidelines. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: 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. PI99114138 ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: http://www.Click2Apply.net/49qsrmmsz4fp5fjw