Cody Schiever

"I believe journalism isn't just about stories, but about people and telling their stories." 

A passion for learning new things and telling good stories are why WMBD’s Cody Schiever got into television news, but it’s the relationships, both inside the station and out in the community, that have grown to mean even more to him.

Cody arrived to be a general assignment reporter for the evening newscasts and serve as a fill-in weekend sports anchor for CBS 31 in August of 2016, joining a well-established and very successful team. 

Born and raised in Libertyville Illinois, he is a proud graduate of Illinois State University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism, Roll Birds! While in school, Cody worked at the universities television and radio stations. 

Before moving to Peoria, Cody interned at KFMB the local CBS affiliate in San Diego, California. During his time in “The Golden State” he obtained hands-on experience and exposure as a sports intern. Interviewing high profile athletes and coaches in the NFL, MLB and NBA. 

When Cody is not at work you can find him on the golf course, rooting for his beloved Chicago sports team, the Northwestern Wildcats and the Purdue Boilermakers.

 If you have an idea for a story, please email Cody at wschiever@wmbd.com


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