Writer - Freelance (KCBS-AM)Apply
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, 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.
Responsible for writing on-air news copy.
Writing and editing newscast/wire copy for broadcast.
Interviewing newsmakers for news stories.
Fact checking news stories and researching news topics.
Other duties as required by management.
Minimum of 3+ years news editing/writing experience. Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills. Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews; must work well under breaking news and deadline pressure. Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled