CBS3 and CW Philly 57, the CBS owned and operated television stations in Philadelphia, have an immediate opening for on-air reporter. Gather, write, produce and present news stories in a clear, concise and easy to understand way. Write active news copy, while telling creative people stories. Must be able to develop sources and break stories. Contribute story ideas at daily news editorial meetings, conduct interviews and develop news stories. Assist Producer in preparing newscast. Perform other duties as assigned by the News Director.
Four-year college degree or equivalent experience along with at least five years reporting experience required. Strong news judgment, organizational skills, computer proficiency, keen sense of logistics, a clear and concise speaking voice, and the ability to work well under pressure and deadlines. Must be able to report live under breaking news conditions. Live reporting must be creative and add to the story telling. All reporters should be familiar with the use of social media and the role it plays in newsgathering. All reporters are required to write and file stories for our website. Excellent editorial judgment and mastery of journalistic ethics and libel law. Periodically required to drive company vehicle or personal vehicle to cover various assignments. Must have a valid driver's license. Ability to shoot and edit preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.