News Associate - UNION

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Ref#: 29071
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-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.).
Description:
KCBS2/KCAL9 Sports Department is looking for News Associates.  This position is the ground level for every show or segment that is produced. News Associates also help act as eyes and ears in terms of sports news and game telecasts, while providing a number of other critical functions. We have a huge appetite for covering all of our local teams, Pros, College, High School and beyond.  If you are passionate about sports and telling great stories, we encourage you to apply. 

This position is designed to assist the Sports Producers and Anchors in putting together all of the elements that make up our sports segments and longer shows.  It will mainly be staffed on weekends, but also could include some weeknights as well.  We are looking for those familiar and well-versed in all sports, those who can multi-task several games and feeds in the course of each shift.     
Qualifications:
Required:

•    Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Journalism, Broadcasting or Communications
•    Must be detail-oriented, and have strong knowledge in and of sports across all platforms
•    Must have the ability to work with all forms of television production and social media.
•    Ability to work weekends and holidays, evenings and mornings


Preferred:


  • Someone who lives and breathes sports, especially Los Angeles based teams.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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