Per Diem Desk AssistantApply
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To research, produce and publish groundbreaking, innovative multi-platform stories for CBS2 and CBSChicago.com. This position will have an emphasis on producing content for a digital first environment.
Propose and research story ideas of a hard news, enterprise nature, as well as contribute to daily news coverage.
Generate investigative stories through creation of original databases and computer-assisted reporting.
Collaborate with reporters to produce investigative reports that are visually compelling and informative.
Write web stories as assigned.
Manage assignment desk as needed
Work at direction of assignment editor to follow up on story tips and make beat checks.
Answer questions from public on matters related to news programming.
Other duties, as assigned.
Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented with a natural curiosity to find information.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
· Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
· Prior internship in broadcast newsroom, desirable