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Broadcast Associate- Evening News

CBS News

Washington, DC 09-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Broadcast Associate- Evening News (DC)

DESCRIPTION:

The CBS Evening News is a Broadcast Associate, DC based:

The CBS Evening News Broadcast Associate is an entry-level position which supports all members of the broadcast. The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional organizational skills, is detail-oriented, and has the ability to both multi-task and keep a calm head under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
• General news desk duties (answer telephones, various administrative assignments).
• Assist producers in various capacities (transcribe tape, retrieve archive tape, research stories).
• Set up logistics for Zoom interviews and log interviews for producers.
• Log data for various Washington, DC political stories. A good knowledge Washington DC political key figures is desired.
• Prepare (''break'') scripts nightly for Anchor.
• Attend twice daily rundown meetings (morning and afternoon). Pitch future stories at morning staff meeting.
• Assist Producers in all bureaus as needed (feeding tape, etc).

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:
-- Internship or comparable experience working on a news broadcast.
-- College degree desired.
-- Able to work under pressure and under strict deadlines.
-- Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills.
-- Able to work occasional weekends.

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