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Weigel Broadcasting Co. – Intern – Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.


Chicago, IL


Weigel Broadcasting Co. Intern About Through the Decades: Through the Decades is an original daily news documentary program illustrating how television has captured historically significant events throughout history. This show serves as the signature programming for the new digital network, Decades TV. Hosted by anchorman, Bill Kurtis, alongside Kerry Sayers and Ellee Pai Hong, Through the Decades utilizes the archives of CBS news and Entertainment Tonight, complements with original production to craft a unique television experience that captures the voices and events of the past through the perspective of our present. General Job Description: From the first day, interns are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside a dynamic production staff, interns do substantial work in the world of busy, fluid daily production. Interns are treated as professionals and given in-depth learning opportunities for those who want to see what producing daily television really means. Overview: This internship will support the Through the Decades program and production staff. Work up to 20 hours per week. All interns are paid. Weigel Broadcasting Co. does not subsidize housing. Duties/Responsibilities: Reviews research for daily stories and long-term projects Reviews Storyboard edits for editors Assists in coordinating & organizing assets for editors & graphic artists Helps get the program on the air, which includes performing routine administrative tasks Exposure to studio & field production Opportunity to create stories for air from research to completion Other duties, as assigned Requirements: Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Candidates should have an interest in history, pop culture and news. Flexible schedule to meet the demands and rigor of a daily one-hour television program. If you have what we are looking for, please apply with your resume and cover letter. Within the cover letter please answer the following questions: Why do you want an internship at Weigel Broadcasting? What are your career aspirations? What are your expectations of an internship? Our Perks & Benefits: Compensated internship 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: PI100245059

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