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Executive Producer

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

Executive Producer

General Job Description:

ABC57 News in South Bend, Indiana seeks an Executive Producer to add to our growing team.  The successful candidate must be committed to winning breaking and overnight news and win our weather coverage on all platforms.  They also must be committed to mentoring staff of producers and to winning the ratings.  We are looking for a motivator who’s a great show director who can lead our team of producers.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.

Inspire creativity, foster a cooperative environment and mentor a team.

Manage workflows, searching for economies in speed, efficiency, and quality.

Executes content on all platforms.

Manage newsroom, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/Film or the equivalent

At least 5 years’ experience in television or radio broadcast/production

A creative thinker with a proven track record

Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff

Line producing experience required

Experience with Avid iNews

Strong news judgment and leadership skills

Great organizational skills

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

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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