General Assignment ReporterApply
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Baltimore, MD, 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.).
Deliver reports for daily newscasts. Develop contacts, enterprise hard news stories, write and produce packages and respond well to breaking and spot news. Ensure balanced and ethical presentation of the news. Must possess strong writing, producing and reporting skills. Candidates must be able to enterprise unique content. Must meet deadlines. Must have excellent news judgment, good written, verbal and personal communication skills. Must be a strong team player. Prepare content for station website as needed. Need strong sense of current events, including local news and national news. Required to generate content for web and use social media like Twitter to promote stories.
Familiar with iNews computer system.
Applicants should have significant experience in general assignment reporting. Live television experience is a must. Should be reporting for at least two to three years in a medium sized market.
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