Full Time Job

Per Diem Reporter - Arts

ViacomCBS

Chicago, IL 06-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Review art and theater performances in Chicagoland area and deliver entertainment news on on-air newscasts.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Ability to accurately and creatively review theatre performances
• Report live and on-tape – scripted and unscripted
• Write copy and order graphics
• Ensure that all show production deadlines are met
• Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics
• Prepare copy for use on-line, social/digital media and on radio
• Other duties, as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Results-Oriented and Innovative
• Ability to write and edit broadcast copy that is compliant with news strategies
• Ability to work under deadline pressure
• Appear comfortable on camera; receive feedback and adjust performance accordingly
• Experience with non-linear shooting and editing, a plus
• Knowledge of use of social media a must and ability to execute station's social media strategy and efforts

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Five years' experience as a general assignment reporter, preferably in a top 20 market

Bachelor's degree in journalism or similar field

Familiarity with Chicago area, strongly preferred

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5kq67-3-236-98-69-42 in your application.