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Live Features Reporter – Weigel Broadcasting Co. – Chicago, IL


Company: Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Address: Chicago, IL


  • Full Time

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

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.


Live Features Reporter –
The Jam TV Show


A little bit about the show:
The Jam TV Show is a two-hour-long live morning show broadcast that is powered by opinions, conversations, and attitude. The show breaks the fourth wall to wake up viewers with a peek behind the scenes, the use of bold colors and an irreverent spirit. It’s “hot talk” with positive & entertaining content.


General Job Description:


The Jam TV Show
is looking for a Live Features Reporter to join our team in Chicago! The ideal candidate is totally down for working morning show hours in a creative, exciting and fast-paced environment. The Live Features Reporter highlights new activities, events, and restaurants in the Chicago area.


Duties/Responsibilities:

Have a fun and engaging on-air presence

Be able to do early morning produced live shots

Ability to effectively and comfortably ad-lib is crucial

Write and produce taped pieces for air

Have the ability to gather and accurately share news and information to the show staff

Occasional fill-in hosting for our main hosts

Other duties, as assigned


Rockstar candidates will have the following:

A Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of previous experience required.

The ability to expertly explain ideas and creative vision in a compelling way

On camera experience and appeal is an important part of the job

Previous online or broadcast production experience is a major plus

Familiarity with Chicago and the surrounding areas is required.

Knowledge of news, pop culture, movies, and music is important along with creativity and an insatiable curiosity

A passion for digital media


If you think you are the next great member of our awesome team, send your cover letter, resume and link to your reel via our online application.


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

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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