Contract Job

Desk Assistant

CBS Television Stations

New York, NY 10-02-2021
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Desk Assistant (Freelance)

Key Responsibilities:

To assist assignment editors, reporters, and producers in daily news coverage.

We're looking for candidates who are digitally savvy, can multi-task in a fast-paced work environment, and can demonstrate a passion for news and telling compelling news stories.

Must have the ability to handle incoming calls and emails to news desk, work closely with assignment editors and help support reporters, writers, and producers with news research, social media, and making phone calls

Required and Preferred:
• Successful candidates must have a passion for local news and must be interested in learning how to identify and tell compelling stories
• Must be a polished professional with excellent communication skills and phone skills
• Bachelor's Degree required
• Successful candidates will be expected to have a skill for working under pressure with attention to detail in a deadline environment
• We are a newsroom that operates 24/7 - hours include weekend, holidays, late night and early morning.
• Experience in editing helpful, not required

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzk7e1-54-165-57-161-42 in your application.