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Writer - News

CBS News

New York, NY 05-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS Sunday Morning is seeking an experienced freelance writer with exceptional writing and strong communication skills to be an integral part of the editorial team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Craft copy and write introductions to segments airing in our weekly 90-minute broadcast for Anchor Jane Pauley and any Correspondents who may substitute for the Anchor.
• Work with senior staff and producers and correspondents on writing elements within pieces.
• Occasionally write brief segments -- such as our passage/obituaries.
• Exercise unbiased and sound news judgement and write in accordance to the CBS News policies, editorial standards and style.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• At least four (4) 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
• 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.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7y2nq-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

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