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Video Journalist - CBS News


London, United Kingdom 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Is this the role for you?

CBS News is looking for an experienced video journalist to join our team. A successful candidate should have a background in broadcast journalism, be passionate, able to bring ideas to the table, have good editorial judgement and exceptional communication skills.

What will you be doing?
• Shooting elements and interviews and composing off-air reports for breaking and feature new packages for all CBS News platforms in a timely manner.
• Liaising with CBS News correspondents, producers and television crews to ensure the best quality reporting is upheld and all team members are appropriately informed.
• Interviewing (asking questions) for necessary content.
• Feeding television material to different locations, using LiveU or similar compression system.
• Producing CBS News live reports from the field as breaking news warrants.
• When necessary, editing material for transmission.
• Producing edited news pieces in the London Bureau when necessary.

What are we looking for?
• Ability to use LiveU or similar compression system
• Basic editing skills
• Editorial judgement which is proven to be balanced and objective when making decisions.
• Good organisation, prioritising and planning skills
• Proven experience working in broadcast journalism.
• Flexible mindset and ability to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change.
• Self-starter - pro-active, motivated and can work unsupervised if needed.
• Enjoys learning on the fly
• Passionate and committed to news
• Sense of urgency, acting fast when needing to and alerting the necessary people
• Thrives in a busy, dynamic, sometimes pressurised newsroom
• Is calm and decisive but not afraid to ask for help if necessary
• Interpersonal savvy –excellent communicator to all people internally and externally
• Team player and ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of diverse people.


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