Full Time Job


CBS Television Stations

New York, NY 07-28-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WCBS-TV, the #1 station in the ViacomCBS portfolio of local stations, is looking for a detail-oriented, collaborative News Writer who is interested in creating content for of our platforms.

Responsibilities include writing and editing conversational, balanced news stories for all platforms.

Core Responsibilities:
-Create engaging news stories that are comprehensive and balanced
-Write conversational, balanced copy that provides the appropriate depth and context
-React quickly to breaking news and weather
-Actively participate in editorial meetings and pitch stories regularly
-Strong organizational and time management skills
-Foster teamwork and collaboration through strong communication skills
-Work well under deadline pressure
-Exhibit confidence in the control room
-Incorporate digital elements into newscasts in a meaningful way

Basic Qualifications:
-3+ years experience writing news copy in a medium to large market
-Degree in journalism or related field preferred
-Must exhibit deep understanding of journalistic principals and ethics
-Must be a team player who brings a positive attitude
-Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
-Desktop editing experience preferred
-Must be willing to work flexible hours, including overnights and weekends.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g32189-44-197-230-180-42 in your application.