GA Reporter - UNION

Ref#: 32563
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, 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.).
KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is seeking a Reporter.  The ideal candidate is an experienced and creative reporter for daily news coverage on all our multi-media platforms.  To be considered you must be willing to work any shift and agree to shoot and edit video using a light consumer-grade camera.  In addition to on-air duties, this position will represent the duopoly at a variety of public and station events.

• The daily gathering news and information for various CBS/KCAL platforms, including TV, digital, and social media
• Will work with producers and news managers on developing, researching, investigating, writing, producing and presenting stories as needed for both TV  and digital platforms.
• Presents completed news stories that are accurate, journalistically sound, fair and balanced.
• Will report live during newscasts and breaking news as needed
• Will coordinate, organize, conduct and video-record interviews
• Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads.

3-5 years of experience as a reporter
Minimum 3 years’ experience writing, producing and desktop editing
Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background

Additional Candidate Instructions:

All qualified candidates MUST apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System (internal applicants) and (external applicants).

This is the ONLY method by which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE.  Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview.  We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.


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