News Writer/Producer Part Time: Philadelphia
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, 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.).
CBS-3, KYW-TV in Philadelphia is seeking experienced news writer/producer. Candidate must generate solid ideas for story selection and placement as well as utilize creative production techniques. Must write compelling teases and create memorable on-air moments. Must be flexible to let shows breathe while maintaining ratings-driven format times. The ideal candidate will thrive in producing breaking news, both within and outside of regular newscasts. We aren’t looking for a show stacker, we are looking for a producer who’s passionate about news and highly competitive.
Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience. Must have excellent writing skills. Knowledge of non-linear editing systems required as well as experience with Avid I-News or similar computer system. Must be engaged, accountable, honest and passionate. Must be flexible with schedule. SAG-AFTRA union position. Please submit links and writing samples.
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