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Evening Anchor

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 a leader in the media industry with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. 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, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Evening Anchor

General Job Description:

ABC57 in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an experienced Evening Anchor to join our award-winning news 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. You also need to be able to develop a strong connection with Michiana viewers both over the air and in person.  The ideal candidate will want to grow and become the most recognized face in Michiana. We are looking for someone with local ties to Michiana who wants to turn this opportunity into a long-term career.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Ability to anchor hours of news coverage from the desk and field

Needs to be a strong newsroom leader

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

Develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive story content and news reports

Evaluates news leads and tips to develop story ideas.

Long-form story reporting

Ability to take criticism well

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

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Atleast 3 years of anchoring experience preferred and a degree in Journalism or related field required.

Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines

Strong leadership abilities.

Strong news judgment.

Ability to engage audiences on all platforms.

Passionate about covering local news.

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

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 Plan

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

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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