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Multi-Media Journalist

Department: WBND News
Location: South Bend, IN

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group, and "H&I," Heroes & Icons. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City - St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Multi-Media Journalist

General Job Description:

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

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

Adheres to storytelling standards of the newsroom.

Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

Gives live reports from the 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.

Must be able to use social media to help drive viewers to coverage.

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 and a hard worker with a great attitude.

Computer literacy required including newsroom computer systems.

Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

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

If you have what we are looking for, please apply with your resume, cover letter, and a link to your demo reel.

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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