October 23, 2016 12:22 AM ET


Company Overview of Weigel Broadcasting Co. Inc.

Company Overview

Weigel Broadcasting Co. Inc., through its affiliates, owns and operates television broadcasting stations. The company broadcasts Spanish language, live business news, local, sports, and African American programs. It also owns and operates Memorable Entertainment Television network in collaboration with MGM. The company was incorporated in 1962 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with broadcasting stations in Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and South Bend, Indiana.

26 North Halsted Street

Chicago, IL 60661

United States

Founded in 1962





Key Executives for Weigel Broadcasting Co. Inc.

President of Content and Networks
Vice President and General Manager
Director of Strategic Sales and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. Inc. Key Developments

Rentrak Corporation Announces a Contract Expansion with Weigel Broadcasting

Rentrak Corporation announced a contract expansion with Weigel Broadcasting Co. Inc. to provide local market TV ratings to stations WCIU (IND), WWME (MeTV) and WMEU (IND) in Chicago, and WDJT (CBS), WMLW (IND), WBME (MeTV) and WYTU (TEL) in Milwaukee. Rentrak already provides ratings and Automotive Advanced Demographic information to Weigel's stations in South Bend WBND (ABC), WMYS (MyNet) and WCWW (CW)--and renews them as a part of this expansion agreement.

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