Roadshow News and Features Editor

Ref#: 29464
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online. 

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Brand overview:
CNET is the world’s #1 tech news and reviews site, period. We publish the most comprehensive, timely, and engaging technology news, video reviews, and advice on the planet, and we take pride in independent, creative journalism that helps real people really understand -- and enjoy -- tech.

At Roadshow, we strive to bring that same comprehensive focus and scope to the automotive world at large. This includes detailed reviews of the latest cars, live coverage from international auto shows, and plenty of top-shelf video content highlighting all the world’s best cars, bikes, and anything else that moves us. We strive to be tech-savvy with our coverage, but not techy.  

Role details:
You are: A writer with your finger on the pulse of the autos industry. You will be responsible for staying abreast of the automotive industry at large, everything from new model announcements to the latest updates from Apple on CarPlay. You will monitor news feeds, determine the worthiness of global happenings, and report on the interesting bits for our readers.

Your day to day:
You will deliver a series of regular updates, often on tight deadlines. You will work with manufacturers to coordinate news ahead of release, and may attend international car shows when the opportunity allows, helping with on-the-ground reporting as the news is made.

Key projects:
In addition to hitting regular news and digging for scoops, you’ll help generate regular feature series on the industry, and also help contribute to full reviews and previews of cars. 

The ideal candidate is located in San Francisco or Los Angeles

Please note that this is not a video or camera man position.

Please include your work samples/clip links in your application.
What you bring to the team:
You have--
  • 1+ years experience covering the automotive industry
  • Obsessive love for all forms of vehicular transportation
  • Strong attention to detail and high standards for quality
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with online publishing
  • Knowledge of basic HTML
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience

You may also have--
  • Willingness to travel to international automotive events

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 

EEO Statement:
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