Investigative Reporter

Job Description

ABC57 in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an experienced Investigative Reporter to join the evening team. The storyteller we are looking for is a personable and versatile communicator with exceptional reporting and writing skills for all of our platforms. The ideal candidate has a passion for investigative and enterprise storytelling.

Generate long and short-term investigative news projects and content
Contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events
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.

Required Skills

Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
Strong news 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.

Education Required

At least two years of reporting experience in a smaller market and a degree in Journalism or related field required.


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

How to Apply

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

WBND - abc 57

South Bend

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