Photographer Editor

Ref#: 32594
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA, 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.).

Position Purpose:  Shoot and edit reporter packages, voiceovers and sound bites.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Shoot reporter packages, voiceovers and sound bites as required.

  • Will also be required to edit and run a microwave transmission truck.




Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:


  • At least two years experience as an editor & photographer working in a commercial TV newsroom.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated creativity in photography and editing.

  • Willingness to take direction from News Managers and execute station’s mission.

  • Can-do attitude, team player and contributor

  • Skilled in non-linear editing (experience with Final Cut Pro and/or Grass Valley editing and playback systems a plus).

  • Proficiency with new and emerging technologies for video storage and transmission a plus (i.e. FTP, video conversion, etc.)

  • Skilled in operation of microwave trucks.

  • Experience with Satellite Uplink Trucks a plus.

  • Experience with bonded cellular technology

  • Basic use of Windows-based computer system.

  • College degree preferred.

  • Must be able to work all shifts including nights, overnights and weekends.

  • Must have good lighting expertise & some concept of graphics creation/insertion.

  • Professional conduct in the field as this person will be working with station clients.


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