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 anchor at WITI Milwaukee before leaving last July. She joins WDJT in this newly created role in which she will oversee all aspects of station projects […]
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. She spent the last three years as the Capitol Bureau chief for WKOW, Madison’s ABC affiliate. During the 2020 presidential election she interviewed President-elect Joe […]
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 the CBS 58 News, weeknights at 5 and 10 p.m. and at 9 p.m. on WMLW. Reisbeck comes from WJLA, Washington. After graduating from the […]
She joins from WITI in the market to succeed the retiring Mark Strachota as head of WDJT, WMLW, WBME and WYTU.
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 10 p.m. become hour-long broadcasts with more news, weather, sports and political coverage. Additionally, on Feb. 3, the CBS 58 Morning News, airing every weekday […]
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.
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 day on the CBS 58 Morning News is today, May 1. He joined WDJT in 2015 as a freelance meteorologist and was promoted to the […]
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 will join Bill Walsh on the anchor desk for the CBS 58 News at 5 and 10 p.m., as well as the CBS 58 News at […]
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, most recently as national sales manager. Rudolph will take over sales manager duties from Jenny Maroney, who has been named the station’s director of sales. […]
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. The pairing is a bit of a reunion for McPherson and Le. They worked together in Lacrosse, Wis., early in their careers. “I’ve had a […]
She is succeeding the retiring Mark Friesch at Weigel’s CBS affiliate in Milwaukee.
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 from WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind., where she was a morning anchor and reporter. Le has experience covering news in Wisconsin. Previously, she was a reporter […]
The veteran news chief will be in charge of Weigel’s CBS-Teleumundo duopoly in Milwaukee starting June 12.
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 Whitney Martin, Mike Curkov and Jessica Tighe on the 4:30-7 a.m. newscast. With the addition of Nelson, the CBS 58 Ready Weather team includes five […]
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. newscast. Her first day on the anchor desk will be Monday, April 3. Martin joins WDJT from WIFR Rockford, Ill., where she spent 10 years, […]
Sky Drone 58 made its debut on Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate during its 4 p.m. newscast yesterday.
Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35) has hired Amanda Porterfield to co-anchor the Weekend News along with Eric Levy. She begins today, Monday, March 7. She will be anchoring the 5, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Saturday and the 5:30, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Sunday For more than four years, […]
Weigel Broadcasting-owned CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35) has promoted Eric Steckling to assistant news director. Steckling has been with the station since October 2014 as the evening executive producer. Before coming to Milwaukee, Steckling was a news producer at WHDH Boston and prior to that was an executive producer at WCCU-WICD Champaign, Ill. He […]
Weigel Broadcasting-owned CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35), is expanding the local newscast it airs at 9 p.m. on co-owned independent WMLW to a full hour beginning Monday, Jan. 18. CBS 58 NEWS at 9 on WMLW will air seven days a week from 9 to 10 p.m. Marshanna Hester and Bill Walsh will anchor […]
Things have changed at Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35). On Monday, the station unveiled its new state-of-the-art news studio on the CBS 58 News at 10. Anchors Bill Walsh and Michele McCormack presented news of the day amid dynamic visual changes and looks created by the latest in LED and RGB color […]
CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35), has added Kathryn Chappell to its CBS 58 Morning News team. Beginning Aug. 10, Chappell will anchor weekday newscasts from 4:30 to 7 a.m. alongside Jessica Tighe. Previously, she spent three years at WNDU South Bend, Ind., and was promoted to early morning anchor/reporter in November of 2013. Chappell […]
Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35) has added Mark Hanner as assistant news director. Hanner comes to WDJT with more than 30 years of television newsroom experience. He spent six years as a producer for CBS’s The Early Show from 2002 to 2008, and most recently was assistant news director of WJLA Washington’s […]
The acting news director of Weigel’s Milwaukee CBS affiliate gets the job permanently.
Weigel Broadcasting’s Milwaukee CBS affiliate WDJT News Director Genie Garner has reportedly been fired. Her departure was announced to staffers Monday. She had just returned from vacation last week.
Weigel Broadcasting’s Milwaukee CBS affiliate is expanding its news footprint, adding weekday newscasts at 4 p.m. and an hour of local news Sunday mornings.
The TV station group’s Chicago and Milwaukee join its South Bend, Ind., stations in subscribing to Rentrak’s local ratings service.
Weigel Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WDJT Milwaukee (DMA 35) has added meteorologist Rebecca Schuld to the First Alert Weather team. Schuld joins from WBAY Green Bay, Wis., and holds the AMS Seal of Approval from the American Meteorology Society. She joins CBS 58 meteorologists Mark McGinnis, Lance Hill and Michael Schlesinger. The addition of Schuld will shift […]