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Multi-Media Journalist

Department: WBND News
Location: South Bend, IN

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.

Multi-Media Journalist

General Job Description:

ABC57 in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist.  The storyteller we are looking for must have a superior ability to develop, research, write, shoot, produce and edit three to four stories per day.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story lines.

Organize material, determine slant or emphasis and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Candidates must have the ability to tell great stories through words, pictures, and editing.

They should work well with people in a highly energetic environment.

He or she may be required to work early mornings or late night shifts.

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, hard worker, and have a great attitude.

Computer literacy required including newsroom computer systems.

Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

He or she must have valid driver's license and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

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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