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Freelance Part-Time Master Control Operator

Department: WCIU Technical
Location: 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 a leader in the media industry with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television 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, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Freelance Part-Time Master Control Operator

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting is a multi-platform media company with a remarkably creative, loyal and entrepreneurial team. Weigel Broadcasting has an immediate opening for a Freelance Part-Time Master Control Operator. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, growing company!

Duties/Responsibilities: 

Broadcast Operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience

On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs

Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use

Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements: 

At least two years of broadcast or video experience who have demonstrated the ability to perform accurately under pressure of television operations control.

Must have developed and displayed responsible work habits with minimal supervision. Work shift includes overnights, weekends and holidays.

Technical Skills: television equipment operation experience, automation systems, tape and disk based video servers, satellite controllers, video waveform and vectorscopes, master control switching and routing systems.

Proficiency with personal computers using word processing and database software a must.

Our Perks & Benefits:

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.

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