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Summer Marketing Intern

Department: WCIU Marketing
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 Marketing 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.  Marketing interns will help with all levels of promotion and station advertising/marketing. As a Marketing Intern, you'll be out and about in the community participating in events with a variety of client bases. Other opportunities include organizing and updating the press for contact information, compiling contest data, organizing and analyzing advertising as it relates to outside advertising campaigns in spreadsheet form, working with vendors and media representative. This is a great opportunity to receive exposure to all Marketing and Promotional facets at a Top 3 Broadcast group.


Interns will also work with the Art Department to gather materials and elements provided by a syndicator for design.

Opportunities also exist to work with On-Air Producers and Schedulers to meet deadlines.

Other duties, as assigned


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

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

Interns are required to attend promotional events.

Required to attend and work promotional event dates: June 30th, July 13th, July 20th, July 27th, and August 10th.

Valid driver’s license

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 for 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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