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Company Name:
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Chicago, Illinois
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Social Media Producer/Editor - Marketing

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.

Social Media Producer/Editor - Marketing

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting is a multi-platform media company with a remarkably creative, loyal and entrepreneurial team. CW26 is seeking a Social Media Producer/Editor- Marketing to create and coordinate the production of online editorial and marketing assets as well as creating engaging social media content for its website and growing web properties. This person will work with various creative departments as well as our syndicated and network partners to create and repurpose content for websites, social media platforms and newsletters. They will serve as brand ambassador for the company as part of the marketing department team. The ideal candidate will have strong copywriting and video editing skills and experience and the ability to use a content management system. Hybrid work-from-home schedule available.


Create daily articles, posts and concepts related to station programming and marketing priorities.

Maintain marketing messages across digital touch-points for viewers, including newsletters, social media outlets and websites – 24/7/365 for CW26 and The U.

Keep local websites up-to-date with daily quality control checks, information, articles, videos, sweepstakes, promotions, station campaigns and programming priorities.

Develop and drive social media tactics to deliver on marketing goals using Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other emerging platforms and technologies.

Ability to produce live social media segments that reflect our station and its priorities.

Work with Weigel Digital team for website development, special projects and website maintenance.

Collaborate with colleagues across marketing, local programming, production, sales and web departments.

Shoot video and still pictures for station events, talent publicity tours, and original social media content

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 job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.

At least 2 years of professional experience in social media and content creation.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent experience.

Must be an excellent creative writer with strong grammar and proof-reading skills.

Ability to shoot and edit video.

Must be flexible and have the ability to pivot and respond quickly.

A passion for television, Chicago, pop-culture, current events, and emerging digital platforms and the know-how to bring it all together.

A self-starter who can manage multiple projects, producing completed work that is accurate and timely.

Must be a passionate and driven team player, who wants to learn more, shows continued skill growth, and is relentlessly self-improving.

Some weekend work and some flexibility in work hours required.

If you have what we are looking for, please apply with your resume, cover letter, and a link to your demo reel.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

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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