Career Opportunities with Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Careers At Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Share with friends or Subscribe!

Weekend 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 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, 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, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Weekend Evening Anchor

General Job Description:

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

Duties/Responsibilities:

Generate long and short-term investigative news projects and content; contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events off and on the air.

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.

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

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Two plus years of reporting experience and a degree in Journalism or related field preferred.

Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines

Strong news anchor judgment.

Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements for investigative reporting

Ability to engage audiences on all platforms.

Strong enterprise reporting.

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 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.

Applicant Tracking System Powered by ClearCompany HRM Applicant Tracking System