News Producer

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:

News Producer

General Job Description:

ABC 57 and The CW 25 is looking for a News Producer to tell the stories about our area that we all want to hear. This isn’t just about getting “it”; this is about being part of it. This job isn’t a show-stacking job. It’s a job that requires a candidate who can manage the market’s most dedicated reporters and most live capabilities.

Required Skills


Develop and organize newscasts on deadline; responsible for writing, story development, and newscast design.

Responsible for being a key communicator in the newsroom – talking with each person that will participate or provide content for that newscast.

Understand newscast mission, station priorities and be familiar with all the platforms.

Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy.

Write clearly and informatively for multiple platforms.

Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions.

Work with Multimedia Journalists and Reporters to improve story and presentation.

Other duties, as assigned.

Education Required


Must be able to build a compelling newscast using the market’s most sophisticated technology.

Previous experience with broadcast technology a plus.

Strong writing, keen editorial judgment and the ability to handle breaking news are a requirement.

Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes.

Must be able to communicate effectively and work independently.

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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Job Board Posting
Company Job Board: Posted Immediately on 7/22/2021
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Custom Sources: 1. Indiana Broadcasters Association
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Weigel Broadcasting Co. (WBND-TV)

South Bend, Indiana 46635 United States

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