Multi-Media Journalist

Job Description

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 “Catchy Comedy” network, the H&I – Heroes & Icons Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel produces the original network TV programs Toon In With Me, Svengoolie and Collector’s Call. 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 serving New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Washington D.C., Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Des Moines, South Bend, Evansville and Rockford. Weigel is the creator of the nationally syndicated music format MeTV FM. For more information on Weigel, visit:
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.

Required Skills


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 the event or mobile broadcast unit.

Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

Other duties, as assigned.

Education Required


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 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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Weigel Broadcasting Co. (WBND-TV)

South Bend, Indiana 46635 United States

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