Full Time Job

Traffic Reporter

CBS Television Stations

Studio City, CA 06-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major US markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation's #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations' top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News' streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

Los Angeles is known for its traffic problems. We want you to be known for helping our viewers solve them! KCBS/KCAL, the Los Angeles CBS O&O, and the nation's largest duopoly is looking for a Traffic Anchor/Reporter. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of on air excellence and can handle major breaking news over an extended period of time. Knowledge of Los Angeles geography and traffic is a must. Prior experience with traffic production systems is a plus. Our ideal Traffic Anchor/Reporter must be able to produce compelling traffic segments using real-time maps, live traffic cameras and live chopper video. Must also be able to produce impactful multi-platform reports on transportation issues affecting the region. In addition to on air duties you will need to be able to represent our duopoly at a variety of public and station events, sometimes involving speaking in front of large crowds. Must have at least three years on air experience in medium to large markets.
- Present traffic reports with clarity, accuracy and confidence
- Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content
- At least three years of experience on air, preferably in a top 20 market
- Appear at public and station events, as required
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Other duties as assigned)

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
- College degree required or equivalent experience

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn9701-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CBS Television Stations

ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others.