Temporary Job

Multi-Skilled Journalist

CBS Television Stations

West Sacramento, CA 01-17-2024
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Multi-Skilled Journalist (Temp/Freelance)

Description: CBS Sacramento is seeking a temporary/freelance Multi-Skilled Journalist. Candidate will have a proven and demonstrated ability to comfortably, confidently & conversationally communicate with interviewees and viewers. The ideal candidate will create entertaining and enterprising content that meets CBS programming strategies. MMJ needs to embrace their Social Media side; Tweeting, Facebooking, Snapchatting and Instagramming in between live segments is critical.

Candidate must be able to report scripted and unscripted news and features in both live and pre-recorded formats. Guiding viewers smoothly through breaking news situations and quirky feature stories with words and pictures is crucial. Experience as multimedia journalist required.

Qualifications: Prior on-air reporting experience required. Strong writing skills and understanding of television news and entertainment reporting techniques are essential, iNews experience is required. Multimedia Journalist experience required. Prior experience in-live reporting with both live trucks and backpack streaming video preferred. College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

and operated duopoly in West Sacramento has an immediate opening for a news editor to work for CBS 13 and our independent 31. Candidates should have a strong background in putting compelling stories together for our viewers. More than three years television news experience required. (Please do not apply if you do not have a background in television news).

Candidates should have a working knowledge of NLE platforms (GRASS VALLEY EDIUS is a plus). Candidates should be flexible enough to work morning's, nights and weekends at a moment's notice. We're looking for storytellers and team players. You must be very creative and have a passion for news. No phone calls please.

• 3 Years television experience editing news and special features.
• Sound journalistic judgment
• An eye for visual storytelling
• Deadline oriented
• Proficient non-linear editor.
• Excellent communications skills
• Ability to work any shift
• Ability to work on-site or at home

$18-$25/hr depending on experience

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Hiring Salary Range: $33.0 - 38.0.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, 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. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. [[cust_payTransSTIP]] [[cust_payTransSalesInc]]

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rovz34-18-207-129-175-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $18.00 to $25.00 Per Hour ($ USD)