Broadcast Associate, News

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Ref#: 29942
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
Description:

Seeking a smart, creative, and enthusiastic Broadcast Associate with a strong passion for journalism.

Position includes multi-media acquisition of news content and its distribution. Excellent people/customer service skills are required. You must be able to adjust to breaking news quickly.

This position must have very strong social media skills, including proficiency with social media - including, but not limited to - Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Periscope, Snapchat, Instagram, Instagram Stories, 360, and YouTube.

Additional duties include working with Producers and Associate Producers to gather elements for packages. The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional organizational skills, is detail-oriented, and has the ability to both multi-task and keep a calm head under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude. This position may also include overnight and/or weekend responsibilities.

Qualifications:

" 1 year experience in broadcast, cable or digital news preferred.

" Knowledge of broadcast networks and stations/markets a plus.

" Available to work various schedules.

" Knowledge of various social media platforms

" Excellent written and oral communication skills a must.

" Editing on Adobe Premiere a plus.

" A focus on multi-media content is preferred.

" Degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.

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