Full Time Job

Anchor / Reporter

CBS Television Stations

Boston, MA 06-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major US markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation's #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations' top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News' streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

WBZ-TV/TV38/CBS News Boston has an opening for an experienced Anchor/Reporter to join our news team. The ideal candidate is an outstanding communicator on air, online and on social media platforms. This role demands credibility, confidence, and a dynamic on-air presentation. The candidate must be able to gather and anchor breaking news with a high degree of skill and passion. To be considered, you must be willing to work any shift and agree to shoot and edit video using a light consumer-grade camera.

Required Skills/Experience:
- Report live and on tape, scripted and unscripted, with clarity, accuracy and confidence
- Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content
- Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness
- Write clearly and interestingly, and use video and graphics to illustrate story facts and ideas
- Deliver strong live shots
- Build sources, generate story ideas and participate in editorial meetings

Candidates must have:
- Five years' experience on air.

Preferred Skills/Experience:
- Social media savviness
- Experience shooting and editing with Prosumer camera

Minimum Education Level:

College degree or equivalent experience

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq97ez-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.