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Executive Producer

Department: The Jam
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 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, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Executive Producer

General Job Description:

WCIU, The U in Chicago is seeking a dynamic Executive Producer for our daily news and entertainment morning television show, The Jam. We want a highly motivated individual full of fresh ideas eager to lead, inspire, influence, stimulate and deliver. This is your chance to produce a show different from all others in the market!

Come to the table with big ideas in regards to viewer engagement both on-air and through digital engagement. Web and social media is a large component of the program so experience with all digital platforms is extremely important. 


Other duties, as assigned.


Candidate must demonstrate outstanding organization and communication skills.

Must possess the ability to meet deadlines, work well under pressure, plan short-term and long-term initiatives, decipher research and strategize research opportunities, manage a large, diverse staff and instill in them a high level of drive and excellence.

Prior management and major market producing experience preferred.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

401k and Profit Sharing Plans

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

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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