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Line 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.

Line Producer

General Job Description:

WCIU-TV, The U gives Chicago a fresh new start to the day with The Jam TV show.  Our station’s morning show airs weekdays 6am-8am.  Bold and unfiltered, the program features a combination of local and national headlines, unique weather coverage and dedication to the Chicagoans who make the city and surrounding suburbs great.  The Jam is in need of a Line Producer, with a strong live TV background and excellent judgment, who is looking for the unique opportunity to be part of our team.

Duties/Responsibilities:

This position will include the creation of extensive daily elements built around local and national news, celebrity, comedy, and lifestyle programming.

The successful candidate will have a passion to create something completely new and an undying work ethic.

Work with the Supervising Producer to form the shows rundowns on a daily basis.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

At least 5 years of previous live television line producing experience.

Top 20 Market experience.

Demonstrate the ability to work with on-air talent, production teams, sponsors and even animals.

Highly organized with strong writing and people skills are a must.

Experience with editing software is a plus.

Flexible work schedule required.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

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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