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 New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Media Assets Editor

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Media Assets Editor with phenomenal organizational skills. In this role, you will help edit video content, manage video production requests and storage of video assets. The Media Assets Editor will establish a clear process for submitting and requesting video edits, video recordings and file video


Process requests for video assets and production requests

Collaborate with photographers and producers to ensure video content is named and stored correctly

Organize, document and manage ingested video content for multiple media platforms

Storage of video content; both short and long term

Develop and manage internal video library

Coordinate video assets with photographers

Establish and maintain video archives

Monitor and maintain video servers and playback systems

Familiarity with iNews, Premiere Pro and desktop editing

Works collaboratively with IT and Engineering

Other duties, as assigned.


Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for the job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.

At least 5 years experience in social media management and content creation

A sense of humor, outgoing, articulate, well-informed, intelligent, confident and possessing common sense

Experience as an editor in the broadcast industry

Extreme communication skills, explaining how your processes work will be key to getting people to work well within them

Extensive knowledge of Adobe Premiere

Familiarity with iNews, Premiere Pro or other non-linear editing

Bachelor's degree preferred

Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure

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

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

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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