Full Time Job

Writer / Video Editor

CBS Television Stations

Denver, CO 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Compensation and Benefits include: Base Salary ($45,000 - $55,000/year) and eligibility for Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Plan, Life Insurance Coverage, Disability Benefits, Tuition Assistance Program, PTO.

DESCRIPTION: Per NABET Agreement: The duties of a Staff Newsperson may include, but are not limited to: 1) Researching, gathering, preparing, writing, editing and rewriting materials for use on news, special events, sports, public affairs, and documentary programs; 2) Reports, announcements, discussions or analysis of news or other events of public interest which may be incorporated in programs enumerated in 1) above; 3) Operation of video or still cameras and editing audio and video material; 4) Any other duties consistent with employment as a Staff Newsperson. Responsible for writing copy for newscasts, including vo, vo/spots and packages. May be responsible for breaking news coverage. Participate in morning meeting, work with assignment manager to develop stories, and perform other duties as assigned by News Director. Must be a master of storytelling and the written word. Understand top story treatment, elementing of stories, ''news now'' production style, effective teasing, aggressive use of live elements, and innovation of presentation are helpful.

Minimum Experience & Qualifications

Thorough working knowledge of AVID News Cutter, knowledge of how to ingest and import video, advanced editing skills with full understanding of composition, sequencing, shot selection, effects editing, graphics, multi-layer editing and audio blending, working knowledge of file-based workflow; able to contribute stories to and download stories from Newspath and CNN; able to assume responsibility for coordinating the edit staff to specific show needs to ensure the success of a newscast.

The candidate should be punctual, organized, be detail oriented, possess good interpersonal communication skills, have a team mentality, be self-motivated, and able to make quick decisions and meet deadlines.

This position requires a flexible work schedule.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

Experience using iNews and AVID Editing software.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6n67q-3-236-68-118-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000 Per Year ($ USD)