Weigel Broadcasting Co., South Bend, Indiana

Date PostedFebruary 16, 2018
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

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.


General Job Description:

ABC57 in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an experienced Anchor/Reporter to join the evening team. The storyteller we are looking for is a personable and versatile communicator with exceptional anchoring, reporting and writing skills for all of our platforms. The ideal candidate has a passion for news and enterprise storytelling and excels at breaking news coverage on the desk and in the field.


Research and report current events happening in the local community, as well as state, national and international regions.

Evaluates news leads and tips to develop story ideas.

Reporting, as assigned, contributing to our website and social media platforms.

Other duties, as assigned.


Three plus years of anchoring experience and a degree in Journalism or related field required.

Strong news anchor judgment.

Ability to engage audiences on all platforms.

Strong enterprise reporting.

Passionate about covering local news.

Excels in live coverage, field anchoring and special project development.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA 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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