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 a leader in the media industry with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television 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, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Producer (Chicago-based)
A little bit about the show: MeTV's Toon In With Me is an original weekday hosted morning show for audiences of all ages. The show will brighten everyone's day by combining witty original characters, quick comedy sketches, surprises and more.

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting and Toon in With Me is in need of a Producer, with a strong episodic TV background and comedy judgment, who is looking for the unique opportunity to be part of our team.
Duties/Responsibilities:
Responsible story placement, writing teases, requesting graphics, timing, and all other editorial and production elements.
Makes important editorial decisions and guides talent, writers, associate producers and the technical team in the control room and throughout the production process.
Participate in meetings with staff to discuss production progress and to ensure production objectives are attained.
Other duties included but not limited to live and taped producing, sketch writing, research and content development, and post-production supervision.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
At least 5 years of previous television line producing 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 Plan
401k with Company Match
Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays
Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

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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