Contract Job

Reporter

CBS Television Stations

New York, NY 07-14-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Reporter (freelance)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
• Covering news events, writing stories and preparing for newscasts.
• Researching information for accuracy, generating enterprising and relevant story ideas and following through the production and report of the same.
• Shooting stories in the field with camera and tripod (equipment weighs up to 35 pounds).
• Traveling to and reporting live from various locations and gathering sound for stories as needed (travel could be anywhere, typically, in the NY/NJ/CT area).
• Presenting well-documented stories in an interesting manner while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and accuracy, sometimes covering stories under difficult work and weather conditions, doing whatever is necessary (within ethical guidelines) to obtain a story.

Three to five years of experience as a television reporter, handling a wide array of stories, in a large market preferred. Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications and/or Broadcasting preferred.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roe662-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.