News Production Assistant
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Prepare audio for air.
Set up and monitor live shots.
Answer telephones and handle listener questions.
Help maintain station’s social media presence.
Conduct beat checks and follow up on news tips.
Provide general assistance to the news staff, particularly during breaking news coverage.
Radio production and/or journalism background strongly preferred. Must be able to prioritize, handle deadline pressure, type 45+words a minute. Must be computer literate. Prior experience with digital audio editing required. Must be available to work all hours, overnights, and weekends and be amenable to changes in work schedule.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled