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Per Diem Newswriter

CBS News

New York, NY 01-31-2024
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Per Diem Newswriter

CBS Mornings is seeing experienced freelance newswriters with strong communication skills to be part of the editorial team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Write compelling, succinct, and clear news scripts under tight deadlines for network news
-Sound news judgement and writing according to CBS News policies, editorial standards and style
-Research and evaluate news stories and verify accuracy of material and information from sources

QUALIFICATIONS:
-At least four years of television news writing experience
-Experience in ENPS or equivalent news computer system
-Ability to write sharp, active, and straightforward news reports, intros/tags, and teases from raw materials including: wire copy, video, reporter notes
-Familiarity with news feed services such as CBS Newspath
-Ability to respond rapidly and effectively to tight deadlines and breaking news

This position involves working early mornings and/or overnight hours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Hiring Salary Range: $48.01 - 48.01.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy55wp-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $48.01 Per Hour ($ USD)