About the job
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a Chicago based business, family owned since 1965. Weigel and its affiliated companies own and operate network and independent television stations in Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend, Indiana. In addition, Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with “MeTV”, Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, “H&I” Heroes & Icons, plus the new “Decades” Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group.
General Job Description:
CBS-58 seeks an experienced Reporter to complement our news team. Responsibilities are primarily reporting, but may include acting as an MMJ occasionally. Will also This job requires a self-starter with good news judgment, strong writing ability and solid live skills. We are looking for a storyteller.
Contribute to our website and social media platforms.
Other duties, as assigned.
3+ plus years reporting experience and a degree in Journalism or related field required.
Flexible in scheduling
Must have valid Driver’s License and insurability.
Must have strong live skills and the ability to research, write, shoot, and edit daily news stories under deadline pressure.
Must also have a strong understanding of multi-platform journalism including how to shoot, write and edit stories, video and photographs for the web and social media.
Please include a link to your reel when completing an application.
Our Perks & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Package
Long Term Disability Insurance
HSA and HRA Plans
401k and Profit Sharing Plans
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.