Reporter - UNION

Ref#: 29121
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-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.).
KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is seeking a Reporter.  The ideal candidate brings credibility, dynamic presentation, warmth and confidence to our newscasts.  You must demonstrate the ability to handle breaking news effortlessly or craft stories when time allows.  To be considered you must be willing to work any shift and agree to shoot and edit video using a light consumer-grade camera.  In addition to on-air duties, this position will represent the duopoly at a variety of public and station events.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to:

-    Report live and on tape, scripted and unscripted, with clarity, accuracy and confidence
-    Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content
-    Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness
-    Write clearly and interestingly, and use video and graphics to illustrate story facts and ideas
-    Deliver strong live shots
-    Build sources, generate story ideas and participate in editorial meetings

Candidates must have:

-    Five years experience on air

Preferred Skills/Experience:

-    Top twenty market experience
-    Experience shooting and editing with Prosumer camera

Minimum Education Level:

College degree or equivalent experience
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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