Weigel Broadcasting Co.Chicago, IL
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Full Time Job
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a Chicago based business, family owned since 1964. Weigel and its affiliated companies own and operate network and independent television stations in Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend, Indiana. In addition, Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with ''MeTV'', Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the ''Movies!'' Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, ''H&I'' Heroes & Icons, plus the new ''Decades'' Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group.
General Job Description:
''You & Me'' Chicago's early morning news and lifestyle show is looking for a unique on-air personality to join its team.
Have a fun and engaging on-air presence
Be able to do early morning produced live shots
Ability to effectively and comfortably ad-lib is crucial
Write and produce taped pieces for air
Have the ability to gather and accurately share news and information to the show staff
Occasional fill-in hosting for our main hosts
Other duties, as assigned.
A Bachelors' degree and 1-2 years previous experience required.
On camera experience and appeal is important part of the job.
Previous online or broadcast production experience is a major plus.
Familiarity with Chicago and surrounding area is required.
Knowledge of news, pop culture, movies and music is important along with creativity and an insatiable curiosity.
Strong comfort level with social media also a must.
If you think you are the next great member of our awesome team, send your cover letter, resume and link to your web reel via our online application.
Our Perks & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package
Long Term Disability Insurance
FSA and HSA Plans
401k and Profit Sharing Plans
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.