CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Baltimore, MD, 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.).
Responsible for executing and managing digital strategy to maximize user engagement across multiple platforms. Ability to make independent editorial decisions on writing, producing, and showcasing news content consistent with station philosophy and brand objective. Respond quickly and effectively to breaking news across all platforms. Assign reporters to generate updates, fresh content, video and pictures for digital platforms. Ability to multi-task, communicate and coordinate with on-air television assignment editors and producers. Must be a self-starter who can work independently to achieve goals. Ability to write and edit scripts and video is important. Candidate with basic video editing and graphic design experience preferred.
At least two years of news experience as well as experience in digital and social media. Strong writing, editorial, and editing skills. Must understand newsroom operations.
HTML, Photoshop, Microsoft Office and WordPress. Knowledge of all Social Media Platforms. (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Plus, etc.)
Machines to Operate:
iNews news computer system; personal computer' 2-way radio; DVC pro tape deck and other edit equipment.
The Hiring Managers are: Gail Bending and Courtney Pomeroy
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled