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Weigel Broadcasting Co. – Field Producer – Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Field Producer

Chicago, IL


Weigel Broadcasting Co. Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford. Field Producer General Job Description: WCIU-TV, The U gives Chicago a fresh new start to the day with The Jam TV show. Our stations morning show airs weekdays 6am-8am. Bold and unfiltered, the program features a combination of local and national headlines, unique weather coverage and a dedication to the Chicagoans who make the city and surrounding suburbs great. The Jam is looking for a motivated and creative Field Producer to add to our team! Duties/Responsibilities: Works both independently and with reporters/contributors/hosts to produce original live content, primarily for broadcast and additionally for digital and social. Pitch creative story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the sales integration team. Develop and maintain relationships with, and be knowledgeable and current on companies in the coverage area. Communicates clearly with reporter and field production crews to determine the best coverage plan and live remote locations. Other duties, as assigned.


Requirements: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience Demonstrate the ability to work with on-air talent, production teams and sponsors. Strong writing skills are a must. Experience with editing software is a plus. Flexible work schedule required. Our Perks & Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package Long Term Disability Insurance HSA Plan 401k with Company Match Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave Tax-free Transit Discounted Parking Access Gym Membership Discount Convenient access to highways and public transportation Open-air office environment One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row 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. Apply Here: PI112372868

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