Reporter- CBS11 Dallas

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Ref#: 24389
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX, 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:

KTVT-TV is looking for an enterprising general assignment reporter. The ideal candidate must be strong at enterprising stories, cultivating sources, be creative and dynamic with standups and live shots, and have a strong knowledge of how to incorporate social media and new technology into their stories.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, covering news events, writing stories for newscasts and station website; researching information for accuracy, generating enterprising and relevant story ideas and following through the production and report of the same; reporting live from various locations and gathering sound for stories as needed; presenting well-documented stories in an interesting manner while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and accuracy. Sometimes covering stories under difficult work/weather conditions, doing whatever is necessary (within ethical guidelines) to obtain the story.

All candidates must be engaged digitally; utilizing multi-platform content distribution and display strong social media skills.

Qualifications:

Four years’ experience as a television reporter in a medium-to-large market preferred; journalism or allied degree preferred.

For consideration, you must apply online at http://dfw.cbslocal.com/jobs/ . Please attach your resume, cover letter along with a link to your work or you can send a DVD copy of your reel to: 

CBS 11

Mike Garber, VP & News Director

5233 Bridge Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76103

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