Part-Time Production Assistant
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Chicago, IL 60661
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, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.
Part-Time Production Assistant
General Job Description:
The CW26 and The U give Chicago a fresh new start to the day with The Jam TV show. Our stations morning show airs weekdays 6 am-8 am. Bold and unfiltered, the program features a combination of local and national headlines, unique weather coverage and a dedication to the Chicagoans who make the city and surrounding suburbs great. Weigel Broadcasting Co. has an opening for a Part-Time Production Assistant for our morning show, The Jam, and other locally produced programs. Successful candidates should be able to work well under pressure, problem-solve, multi-task and handle changing priorities.
Working with the producers and directors to ensure program timings and shots are correct, communicating instructions to talent and guests, microphone placement, and moving cameras as necessary.
Other duties, as assigned.
Previous live television experience preferred.
Basic lighting maintenance, lighting board operation, and studio management experience a plus.
Basic camera operation is a plus.
Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs.
Our Perks & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package
Long Term Disability Insurance
401k with Company Match
Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave
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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