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Summer Intern - Chicago Food to Go

Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Temporary
Job Description

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 - Heroes & Icons Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel produces the original network TV programs Toon In With Me, Svengoolie, Collector’s Call and Through the Decades. 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 serving New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Portland, South Bend, Evansville and Rockford. Weigel is the creator of the nationally syndicated music format MeTV FM. For more information on Weigel, visit:

Summer Intern - Chicago Food to Go

About Chicago Food To Go:

Chicago Food To Go is a show that supports local restaurants all over Chicagoland. We’re featuring spots that are dialing up the flavor with recipes passed down through generations, modern twists on classics, and sharing their passion and journey.This internship is an exciting opportunity to work with on-location interviews, taped features and much more. Get exposure and learn about all facets of the production process.

General Job Description:

Chicago Food To Go Intern will report directly to the Director of News & Local Content and will assist and shadow show producers, segment producers, and on-air contributors in the creation of the weekly show. Interns are treated as professionals and given in-depth learning opportunities for those who want to see what producing compelling television really means.


This internship will support Chicago Food To Go program and production staff.

Must work at least 20 hours per week Monday-Friday, hours are flexible.

All interns are paid.

Weigel Broadcasting does not subsidize housing.


Duties include research, writing, assisting in field shoots, assisting 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


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.

Proficiency in broadcast software like iNews is also helpful.

Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Journalism program.

The show starts live at 6 am, early morning hours are required.

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.

Within the cover letter please answer the following questions:

Why do you want an internship at Weigel Broadcasting?

What are your career aspirations?

What are your expectations for an internship?

Our Perks & Benefits:

Compensated internship

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.

Weigel Broadcasting Co.


Chicago, IL
60661 USA


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