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Intern

Department: Weigel Productions
Location: Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Intern

About Weigel Productions:

Weigel Productions creates original programming and content for Weigel’s television and digital outlets.  Grown out of the long-form productions including Through the Decades, Decades Presents 1968 and Eye on the World:  The Rise of Walter Cronkite and the CBS Evening News the Weigel Productions team consists of producers, writers, editors, directors of photography, graphic artists, and researchers.

General Job Description:

From the first day, interns are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside a dynamic production staff, interns do substantial work in the world of busy, fluid daily production.  Interns are treated as professionals and given in-depth learning opportunities for those who want to see what producing daily television really means.

Overview:

This internship will support the Weigel Productions team.

Work up to 20 hours per week.

All interns are paid.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. does not subsidize housing.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Reviews research for daily stories and long-term projects

Reviews Storyboard edits for editors

Assists in coordinating & organizing assets for editors & graphic artists

Helps get the program on the air, which includes performing routine administrative tasks

Exposure to studio & field production

Opportunity to create stories for air from research to completion

Other duties, as assigned

Requirements:

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

Candidates should have an interest in history, pop culture and news. 

Flexible schedule to meet the demands and rigor of a daily one-hour television program.

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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