Jake Bedell joined the WAND broadcast team in August 2022 as a Sports Reporter and News Producer.

A native to Tinley Park, Illinois, Jake studied Sports Media and Strategic Communications at Butler University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in May of 2020.

Jake’s passion for storytelling has enabled him to showcase the thrill of sports as an on-camera personality, photographer, writer, and graphic designer.

While at Butler, Jake helped to begin an online newscast through the campus newspaper, that enabled students to gain broadcast experience telling stories related to the university.

Along with his love of sports, Jake listens to a variety of music genres and plays guitar. He enjoys sightseeing and exploring new places whenever he has the opportunity.

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