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Weigel Broadcasting Co. – Line Producer – Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Line 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. Line Producer General Job Description: WCIU-TV, CW26 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 dedication to the Chicagoans who make the city and surrounding suburbs great. The Jam is in need of a Line Producer, with a strong live TV background and excellent judgment, who is looking for the unique opportunity to be part of our team. Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible story placement, writing teases, requesting graphics, timing, and all other editorial and production elements. Ensures producers, social media and website manager(s) post up to date content. Participate in meetings with staff to discuss production progress and to ensure production objectives are attained. Collaborates with the promo producer to help create promos. The Line Producer has a clear understanding of all positions in the newsroom. Other duties included but not limited to live and taped producing, long and short format writing, research and content development, and post-production supervision.


Requirements: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience At least 5 years of previous live television line producing experience. Top 20 Market experience. Demonstrate the ability to work with on-air talent, production teams, sponsors and even animals. Highly organized with strong writing and people 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: PI113000924

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