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Fall Intern - On the Block

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a Journalism program, proficient in broadcast software, organized, detail-oriented, creative, and have strong interpersonal skills. Stay plugged in to pop culture and current events. Apply with resume and cover letter.
  • You will assist in research, writing, field shoots, and studio tasks like social media content creation. Gain exposure to studio & field production.

Requirements

  • Proficiency in broadcast software like iNews is also helpful.
  • Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Journalism program.
  • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • The ideal candidate should be a self-starter who’s plugged in to pop culture and current events with a fundamental grasp of broadcast news and entertainment shows.
  • Creativity is a must.
  • Computer skills required include Microsoft Office Applications.
  • If you have what we are looking for, please apply with your resume and cover letter.

Responsibilities

  • Duties include research, writing, assisting in field shoots, assisting in-studio guests
  • Help get the program on the air, which includes performing routine administrative tasks
  • Tasks include routine administrative duties and studio maintenance
  • Assisting in the creation and posting of social media content
  • Exposure to studio & field production
  • Other duties, as assigned

FAQs

How many hours per week are interns required to work for this position?

Interns must work at least 20 hours per week, Monday - Friday (9a-5p), with flexible hours.

Is housing subsidized for interns?

Weigel Broadcasting does not subsidize housing for interns.

What are the main responsibilities of the Fall Intern at On The Block?

Responsibilities include research, writing, assisting in field shoots, assisting in-studio guests, helping to get the program on air, performing routine administrative tasks, assisting in the creation and posting of social media content, exposure to studio & field production, and other duties as assigned.

What are the requirements to apply for this internship?

Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Journalism program, proficient in broadcast software like iNews, extremely organized, detail-oriented, have strong interpersonal skills, plugged in to pop culture and current events, have a fundamental grasp of broadcast news and entertainment shows, be creative, and have computer skills including Microsoft Office Applications.

Are interns paid for this position?

Yes, all interns are paid for this internship.

Creating memorable brands since 1964.

Entertainment & Media
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1964
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

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. The company’s history goes back more than five decades. Always an entrepreneurial company finding innovative ways to serve its markets, Weigel began with a single television station — WCIU-TV. Today, Weigel is a multi-platform media company with broadcast and network operations; a popular radio station playing timeless and memorable music; and proprietary technology for news applications. The industry continues to evolve and Weigel has changed dramatically along with it. What remains unchanged is Weigel’s dedication to serving our audiences and clients with compelling programming, products and innovation.