Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer

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Ref#: 32702
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, 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:
  • Strong local and national sports and news knowledge
  • Research, investigate, edit and write compelling sports stories
  • Anchor sportscasts and perform dynamic “live shots” that bring the fan experience to life for our viewers and followers
  • Conduct necessary interviews
  • Write and produce sportscasts for yourself and others
  • Report and produce general-assignment news as assigned
  • Deliver stories and most memorable game moments to wcco.com as well as our social pages and other CBS digital properties
  • Meet all deadlines on air, online and mobile
  • Ensure a balanced and ethical presentation of news and information
  • Work with News, Production, Promotions, and Engineering on daily broadcasts, special reports/features and sweeps
  • Participate in Community and Station-Driven Events
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
Required:
  • Candidate must think big, be results-oriented and innovative as well as demonstrate leadership and teamwork
  • Must produce coverage that is accurate and ethical
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills to unify the sports and news teams and make the best use of our resources


Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Broadcast journalism preferred
  • Four years TV reporting experience in major TV market
  • Robust rolodex of contacts in the Minnesota Sports Scene

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