Anchor - Philadelphia

Ref#: 32166
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
  • BA or BS in Journalism, Communications or related field

  •  A minimum of 3 years television anchor/reporter experience in medium/large market

  •  Excellent writing skills

  • Ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations

  • Strong live reporting skills

  • Ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to present scripts with clarity and energy

  • Proven record of meeting deadlines and developing contacts

  • Proven record of contributing story ideas

  • Knowledge of the Philadelphia area and area news, events, government and communities

  • Well-versed in a wide variety of subjects to include local, state, and national affairs.

  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work with a variety of computer applications for news as well as MS Applications

  • Bi-lingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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