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Part-Time Closed Captioner

Department: WCIU Production
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.

Part-Time Closed Captioner

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting Co. has an immediate opening for a detail-oriented Part-Time Closed Captioner.  This is a great entry level role at a full-service broadcasting station group.  Successful Captioners have gone on to great positions with our fast-moving company.  Availability for early morning hours is key. Alternating weekly schedule:  Monday-Friday 5:30a-9:30a and Monday-Friday 5:30a to 10:30a.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Duties will vary day-to-day but will include closed captioning programming for air.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Must have a keen eye for detail and be able to speak clearly.

Interest in live production is a plus.

Must have a flexible schedule. 

Scheduled for early morning hours.

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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