Full Time Job

Multi-Skilled Journalist

CBS Television Stations

Pittsburgh, PA 07-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

This person will shoot, write & edit news stories KDKA-TV, and report. Will turn content, front multiple live shots, write copy for the station's website and use all social media to promote their assignments.

Required:
• Daily gathering of news and information for various platforms including TV, Digital and Streaming
• Effective communicator in the field with story composition and live reporting
• Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines
• Excellent news judgment, ability to problem-solve
• Key collaborator with team of producers and managers.
• Strong writing and reporting skills; proven ability to react to breaking news situations
• Skilled interviewer & creative storyteller and writer.
• Ability to shoot, write & edit.
• Able to generate enterprise stories that are compelling and provide a viewer benefit
• Able to build contacts in the community for developing impactful stories
• Self-motivated!

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
• College Degree preferred.
• At least 3 years' experience as an MSJ reporting in a commercial broadcast setting including regular live reporting; daily live reporting preferred; proven experience generating enterprise or investigative story angles a plus.
• Knowledge of social media and how to use it to promote to broadcast and the web; experience writing for the web required.
• Knowledge of iNews rundown systems and Grass Valley Stratus, and Edius editing solutions preferred
• Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus.
• Must be able to work all shifts
• SAG-AFTRA member

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roj903-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.