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Local Promotions Intern

Department: WCIU Promotions
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.

Local Promotions Intern

About WCIU The U:

WCIU -The U is an independent broadcast TV station in Chicago.  We are home to syndicated Talk Shows, Courtroom Dramas, and Comedies including Mike & Molly, Seinfeld and 2 Broke Girls!   The U also produces original programming, including our daily produced morning show The Jam.

General Job Description:

Interns are given the ability to learn and work alongside TV industry professionals.  You will be asked to help research, write, and produce promotional materials for The Jam and our other syndicated programming.  We need a highly creative individual who wants to work alongside our award winning team, and get valuable TV experience.  We want your work to be seen on the air!

Duties/Responsibilities:

Research show topics, current events, and other materials

Write Scripts

Assists in coordinating & organizing scripts and shoots

Exposure to editing, and studio production

Other duties, as assigned

Requirements:

Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. 

Candidates should have an interest in Television Production, Pop Culture, and Comedy.

Flexible schedule.

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.

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