Part Time Job

Anchor / In-House Reporter

CBS News

New York, NY 07-24-2020
  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Aftra Network Part-Time Anchor / In-House Reporter

DESCRIPTION:


We are seeking a high-energy, solid news person for part-time anchoring and in-house reporting with strong writing skills and solid news judgement. Must be conversational and a creative storyteller who can develop major National and International stories and pursue newsmakers to enhance coverage of the Network's award-winning news brand. This anchor position involves both Saturday and Sunday shifts.

This position can be done as telecommuter.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Anchor / In-House Reporter)
• Anchoring six-minute network radio newscasts once an hour and one-minute bottom of the hour Network Updates.
• When news wants, anchor one-minute to 90-second Special Reports as many as 3 times an hour.
• Producing and recording news segments.
• Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs.
• Interviewing newsmakers.
• Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories under tight deadlines.
• Development and research of potential news stories.
• Making station appearances as required.
• Working with sales and promotions departments to develop sponsored news packages.
• Other duties as required by management.
• This anchor position involves working weekends and overnight hours.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of 5+ years anchoring or reporting news for broadcast. Radio experience is a plus. Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills. Position requires proficiency in audio editing and packaging news sound and interviews. Position requires contemporary sound and excellent on-air delivery. Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred. Ability to work weekends and overnights.

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