Weigel’s WMLW, WDJT & Telemundo Wisconsin To Bring Milwaukee Bucks Games Back To Free Over-The-Air TV

Ten games during the remainder of 2023-24 season will air on WMLW with the debut scheduled for February.

Pavlina Osta Joining WDJT Milwaukee News

Local News Close-Up: Good Things Brewing In Milwaukee

Spending on TV has been climbing back toward normal in Milwaukee since the pandemic struck, and the stations are getting a windfall from a Wisconsin state Supreme Court race that will give the balance of power to either the Democrats or Republicans, depending on how the vote goes April 4.

WDJT Milwaukee Adds Reporter A.J. Bayatpour

WDJT’S Amanda Porterfield Named To 2023 Class Of ’40 Under 40′ Winners

Weigel Broadcasting’s Milwaukee WDJT news anchor Amanda Porterfield has been named a 2023 “40 Under 40” recipient by the Milwaukee Business Journal. The list recognizes outstanding Milwaukee-area professionals under the age […]

WDJT Milwaukee Anchor Featured In Netflix Doc About Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker

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Jim Collins Named Strategic Marketing Director At WDJT Milwaukee

He joins Weigel’s CBS 58 from WTMJ, the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, where he was news content operations manager. “As a Milwaukee native, Jim possesses a deep understanding of how to connect with the people of Milwaukee,” says Anne Brown, WDJT’s GM.

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The Story Behind WDJT’s ‘Don’t Watch Us’ News Promo

WDJT Milwaukee’s “Don’t Watch Us” news promo calls out the excess of crime coverage in the market and says that’s not us. “Telling someone not to watch your TV station is going to capture their attention,” says Thomas Wegmann, WDJT’s creative services director. And it’s working.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a director of sales, director of strategic marketing, creative services producer and a creative services editor, local sales manager and news director.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for two local sales managers, an assistant news director, a multi-media consultant, a creative services producer, a creative services editor, a maintenance support engineer and a building and grounds maintenance person.

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WDJT’s Digital Newscast At 5:58 P.M. Inspired By Teenager

The CBS 58 News Quickcast aims to give people the news of the day in a quick, easily consumable format that pops up right as they scroll through their social feeds or inbox. “It’s viewer-friendly and fast-paced, putting you in-the-know in almost no time,” according to the Weigel Broadcasting CBS affiliate in Milwaukee.

WDJT Milwaukee Launches Digital Newscast For Phone App

Anchor Frankie Jupiter Joins WDJT Milwaukee News Team

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee has hired Frankie Jupiter to join Mike Curkov and meteorologist Justin Thompson-Gee on the CBS 58 Morning News, weekday mornings from 4:30 to 7 […]

WDJT Names Jessie Garcia News Director

She joins the Weigel CBS affiliate in Milwaukee from WTMJ there to succeed Kent Harrell early next year.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for two general managers, three sales managers, an assistant news director, a producer, a maintenance tech and a master control op.

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New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, sales, marketing, digital, engineering and media analysis.

WDJT Milwaukee Adds Weekend Morning News With Melissa Zygowicz

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee is expanding its CBS 58 Morning News to weekends. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 18, it will add an hour every Saturday and Sunday morning beginning […]

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Local TV Discovers The Benefits Of QR Codes

QR codes became mainstream during the pandemic when restaurants began using the bar codes to allow diners touchless to menus. Now TV stations are finding that QR codes can be used to drive website traffic and app downloads. Their functionality “crosses sales and news,” says Mitchell West, regional director at Nexstar.

Milwaukee TV Veteran Nicole Koglin Joins WDJT Milwaukee

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee has hired Nicole Koglin to be director of strategic initiatives. She will join CBS 58 in the summer. Koglin was a popular morning show […]

These Married TV Meteorologists Are Broadcasting From Home — For Competing Stations

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WDJT Super Bowl Promos Inspired By ESPN

Emilee Fannon Joins The WDJT News Team

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee has hired Emilee Fannon as Capitol Bureau correspondent based in Madison. She starts in January. Fannon is no stranger to the Capitol and politics. […]

Anchor Jessob Reisbeck Joins WDJT Milwaukee News

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35) has added Jessob Reisbeck to its evening anchor team. He will join Natalie Shepherd and Chief Meteorologist Drew Burgoyne in November on […]

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Anne Brown Named Weigel Milwaukee GM

She joins from WITI in the market to succeed the retiring Mark Strachota as head of WDJT, WMLW, WBME and WYTU.

WDJT Expandings Weekend, Morning Newscasts

Weigel Broadcasting, is lengthening newscasts on both its CBS affiliate WDJT and independent WMLW Milwaukee (DMA 35). Beginning Saturday, Jan. 25, the weekend editions of the CBS 58 News at […]

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Station Openings In News And Marketing

TV stations owned by Graham Media, Nexstar and Weigel Broadcasting posted new job openings on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week in news and promotions for stations located in Houston, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee and San Antonio.

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Justin Thompson-Gee Named WDJT A.M. Meteorologist

Meteorologist Justin Thompson-Gee joins the morning news team at Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 36). Thompson-Gee had previously served as meteorologist for the station’s weekend newscasts. Thompson-Gee’s first […]

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WDJT Names Natalie Shepherd Weeknight Co-Anchor

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 36) has added of veteran journalist Natalie Shepherd as its new evening co-anchor. She joins the station at the end of January Shepherd […]

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Lon Rudolph Named WDJT Sales Manager

Television veteran Lon Rudolph joins Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 36) as sales manager. He joins from WTMJ Milwaukee where he spent 25 years on the sales team, […]

DMA 36: MILWAUKEE

WDJT Adds McPherson As Weekend Co-Anchor

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 36) has chosen reporter Mark McPherson to be its new weekend co-anchor. McPherson will share the anchor desk with current co-anchor Pauleen Le. […]

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WDJT’s Kate Chappell Leaves For WMAQ

DMA 36: MILWAUKEE

WDJT Names Jenny Maroney Director Of Sales

She is succeeding the retiring Mark Friesch at Weigel’s CBS affiliate in Milwaukee.

DMA 36: MILWAUKEE

WDJT Names Pauleen Le Weekend Anchor

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 36) has hired Pauleen Le as the station’s new weekend anchor. She joins current anchor Jacob Kittilstad at the desk. Le comes toWDJT […]

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WDJT Holds All-Day Food Drive Today, Its Sixth

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Kent Harrell Named WDJT-WYTU News Dir.

The veteran news chief will be in charge of Weigel’s CBS-Teleumundo duopoly in Milwaukee starting June 12.

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Meteorologist Chris Nelson Joins WDJT Milwaukee

Weigel-owned CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee has added meteorologist Chris Nelson to the CBS 58 Ready Weather team as the new weather anchor for the CBS 58 Morning News. He joined […]

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WMAQ Adds Tracy Davis As Asst. News Director

DMA 35: MILWAUKEE

Anchor Whitney Martin Joins WDJT Morning News

Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee has added Whitney Martin as a new anchor on CBS 58 Morning News. She joins Mike Curkov and Jessica Tighe on the 4:30-7 a.m. […]

DMA 35

WDJT Rolls Out Milwaukee’s First News Drone

Sky Drone 58 made its debut on Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate during its 4 p.m. newscast yesterday.

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WDJT-Produced Commercials Will Move You