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WSBT News LogoWSBT News is a South Bend, Indiana-licensed TV service operating at Virtual CH 22. The station is possessed by Sinclair Broadcast Group and runs as a dual Fox/CBS affiliate TV channel. WST 22 serves the entire region of Northern Indiana and Western Michigan’s southern area; collectively, they are called Michiana. Catch the station’s content including South Bend News over-the-air via the transmitter, on local cable services, satellite networks, and through WSBT live stream. Channel 22 South Bend uses a branding WSBT 22 News and a catchphrase First, Fast, Accurate for the newscast. WSBT TV offers news telecast, WSBT weather coverage, sports transmission, Lifestyle content, Chime In, Hometown Living, Shop & Win, and Legal Content. Get the South Bend Indiana news, South Bend local news, regional coverage, Beyond The Podium, National/International News, and Operation Education.

Its news section further includes Unsung Heroes, health reports, business news, Drone 22, Our Kids are Our Future. Addicted America, Tracking Terror, Offbeat, and FactFinder. WSBT Weather watches the weather over South Bend, Indiana very closely and provides features such as WSBT radar, Morning Drive Forecast, WSBT weather forecast, Weather App, WSBT closings, Storm Alert Weather Cameras, Weather Maps and more.

Watch WSBT Live Stream

WSBT live stream features the breaking news South Bend, WSBT weather coverage, live sports telecast, entertainment material, and much more. Viewers can watch their favorite shows anywhere anytime with a single tap/click. Watching the news can never be so much easier than this. Open your laptop/mobile, type the URL and watch WSBT live without any interruption.

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General FAQs by the Audience

What happened to Jennifer Copeland?

Nothing happened to Jennifer Copeland, she is still a proud member of WSBT News as an Evening News Anchor. Jennifer joined WSBT 22 in September 2012 and has been serving the channel since then with great passion. She once before has served the channel from May 2002 to January 2006. After spending years from channel to channel, Copeland came back to WSBT TV. Jennifer started her career in journalism at WJW News Cleveland, Ohio. Furthermore, Copeland was also a part of WICD News Champaign, Illinois, where she served as a primary news anchor. Jennifer also worked as an Evening news personality at WCNC News Charlotte, NC, and KSTP News Minneapolis, MN.

Over the course of years, Jennifer has claimed numerous awards for her work. She took her degree from the Kent State University. Copeland loves to tell positive stories as she wants to spread positivity through the media. She understands that a lot has been going in the world, both good and bad and the media focus more on the bad stuff. She thinks it is her duty to spread positive news among the public.

Did Diane Daniel leave WSBT News?

Diane Daniel Story

There is no clear information regarding Diane Daniel’s career on any of the web pages. We tried to dig out her information on various social media pages including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram but had no luck. It seems, she was once a part of the WSBT News channel but then disappeared suddenly. If we find any information about Diane, we will update the information as early as possible.

What channel is CBS in South Bend?

People in South, Bend, Indiana can watch exciting CBS shows including, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Young and the Restless, NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS This Morning, and more on WSBT 22 News. The station can be tuned in at Virtual CH 22. Furthermore, all these programs are also offered on various digital platforms.

Did Suzanne Spencer leave WSBT?

Suzanne is a news personality chasing the exciting moments and unearthing the truth. She was a part of the WSBT South Bend from June 2014 to October 2017 as a reporter/anchor. After serving the channel for almost 3 years, Spencer decided to leave the station and started working at WITI Fox 6 News as a News Anchor in October 2017. During her stay at WSBT News, Suzanne covered special reports and conducted 10 and 10 pm news programs.

Suzanne was a Multimedia Journalist. In a very short time, she managed to get a promotion as an Evening News Personality. After getting her spot fixed at the channel, Suzanne decided to build her own team of special reports that conducted a thorough investigation on the important issues that are affecting society. Suzanne has vast experience in journalism since she stepped into the industry in 2012. Spencer completed her education at DePauw University in 2014. She did BS English Writing.

Did Todd Conner leave WSBT News?

Todd Conner Story

No, Todd Conner didn’t leave the WSBT News. He is still working as a weekend evening anchor at Channel 22 South Bend. Todd delivers 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm news telecasts on WSBT News, in addition to providing WSBT 22 News on Fox at 10 pm. This is not the first time for Conner here on WSBT 22, he was once before a part of the WSBT in the mid-90s. Later, Todd moved to New York where he began to serve Fox. While his stay at Fox, Conner conducted various important national/International stories; 9/11 was one o them. When the World Trade Center collapsed, Todd was residing in Manhattan. It led him to more reports in Iraq and other Middle East regions.

How to get weather text alerts from WSBT Weather?

Opting-in for Weather Alerts on WSBT TV

Getting WSBT weather alerts, WSBT radar updates, WSBT closings, and WSBT weather forecasts on your cellphone is now easy. Just sign up for the alerts and get the notifications everything something unusual happens in the weather. Users can sign up for the alerts by heading to the station’s official webpage. Fill a form by providing all the necessary and required information asked by the station and get the authorization code on your cellphone or email address. Enter that code in the next window within five minutes (otherwise, it will expire) and verify yourself. The system will automatically start enrolling you. Do not get away from the screen during that time, otherwise, the enrollment process will not be completed. Once, it is done, you are good to go. Now, every time, when something amazing will happen in WSBT weather, you will get the updates.

Does WSBT TV support Trump?

No, WSBT News doesn’t support Trump. As a true media, WSBT News acts unbiased while conducting political reports and doesn’t take a side with any of the political parties. The station’s purpose is to provide true news events to the public irrespective of any biasness and prejudice. WSBT believes in truth and provides the most accurate piece of information to the people of South Bend, Indiana.

How do I watch WSBT on my Roku?

WSBT on Roku

If you have cut the cord and still want to see WSBT 22. You can have the station on your brand new Roku device. Roku supports almost all the US TV channels including the local ones. There are several ways to watch WSBT News on your Roku device such as you can use HDTV antenna and use Roku Interface for watching OTA TV. Moreover, you can also access different local news stations by using YouTube. Local stations can also be accessed by a Screen Mirroring process on Roku since the device doesn’t allow the traditional ways of browsing the internet. Therefore, if you a Windows user or an android user, you can watch the WSBT live through a Miracast. Miracast acts like a wireless HDMI cable, it casts the screen image on the supported devices, similar to Chromecast.

WSBT News Team

From WSBT breaking news to South Bend Indiana News, WSBT local news, and other exciting reports, the WSBT News team keeps an eye on everything within the area. The station’s news squad has remarkable written, verbal, improvised, and interview characteristics. Moreover, WSBT 22 News team has persistence and objectivity, a perfect knowledge of social media, the ability to project professionalism, and physical stamina to do the work. Samantha Waddel, Pete Byrne, Leo Goldman, Bob Montgomery, and Erica Finke are the prestigious names among the WSBT News team.

WSBT Storm Alert Weather Team

WSBT Storm Alert Weather LogoWSBT weather includes the best team of weather personalities consisting of various quality traits and characteristics. Their skills are admirable and they provide the weather updates crafted by the latest technology used such as WSBT Radar. The team also focuses on WSBT school closings, WSBT weather forecasts, and other weather-related features. WSBT weather team spends most of their time with WSBT weather radar interpreting weather conditions in the area. They always deliver the report to the public in tight deadlines and don’t miss out on any important information. They construct information in such a way that they are easily understood by common citizens. Moreover, their deep knowledge and passion for weather make them the most suitable for the job.

Mobile Apps of WSBT News

Nowadays, most consumer services, like banking and shopping, are available online and have also been incorporated into mobile apps for user convenience. The TV channels have also decided to shift their focus on the same side. As a result, many television channels in the US, including WSBT news have launched mobile apps.

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As the technology involves, the viewer’s mindset also changes, they are shifting more and more towards the technology. Viewers find it thrilling and exciting to have the TV experience on their mobile phones including the live streaming feature. They can read news, explore stories and watch live football matches on their handheld device.

WSBT News app offers live South Bend News, detailed top stories with the entire investigative report, WSBT live streaming, notifications for WSBT breaking news & WSBT local news. Additionally, users can customize their homepage according to their preferences.

South Bend weather is now in your hands with the station’s WSBT weather app that features a separate weather section. The app goes by the name WSBT 22 Storm Alert Weather that features various weather services such as WSBT  closings, WSBT weather forecast, and WSBT radar.

WSBT News: Shows and Programming

Discover the hottest TV shows airing on the CBS South Bend TV Schedule. The programs are broadcast throughout the entire week (including weekdays & weekends). You can find the list of all the programs currently broadcasting on WSBT News.

FBI: Most Wanted Criminal Justice The Late Late Show With James Corden WSBT 22 News at 11 CBS Morning News
CBS Overnight News WSBT 22 First in the Morning Let’s Make a Deal HomeTown Living
The Price Is Right The Bold and the Beautiful The Young and the Restless WSBT 22 News at 5
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wheel of Fortune Big Brother Love Island
United States of Al Young Sheldon Secret Celebrity Renovation Nashville Insider
Whacked Out Sports SSN Sports Blue Bloods The End Comedy.TV
Mission Unstoppable Snow, Snakes, and Sports Science The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Cactus Leather BIG3: Bringing the Fire Lucky Dog London
SRX Auto Racing PGA Golf 48 Hours The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely
NCIS: New Orleans The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely NCIS Sound Off The Armstrong Williams Show
Hope in the Wild Catch and Release CBS Sunday Morning With Jane Pauley 60 Minutes Course Record With Michael Breed
FIA Auto Racing All in With Laila Ali Guts and Glory Pet Vet Dream Team A Lottie of Love WSBT 22 First in the Morning Sunday


WSBT News first hit the air on 21 December 1952 under the ownership of the South Bend Tribune. The original studios of WSBT 22 were located at Lafayette and Colfax, in the South Bend Building of downtown South Bend. In 1956, the studios were shifted to a new location at Lafayette and Jefferson Street. In the beginning, WSBT News used content from all four major US television networks including CBS (primary affiliate) and ABC, NBC, and DuMont (secondary affiliate). WSBT 22 was the only UHF Channel to air a high school basketball tournament from John Adams High School.

These days, WSBT 22 operates as an entity of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which took the charge of the station on 1 October 2015 after purchasing it from Gray Television Network. The station still takes its primary programs from CBS Network. Tough, it is now only taking secondary content from Fox and Charge. Viewers can visit the WSBT Facebook page and WSBT Twitter page for all the latest updates.

Tel: 574.233.3141
Tower Location: Ironwood Road in South Bend, near the St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds
Brand Name: WSBT 22

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Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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