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ViacomCBS Anchor/Reporter in Minneapolis, Minnesota

REF#: 36866

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

  • Anchor newscasts and report/MMJ for WCCO-TV, CBSN Minnesota and WCCO.com.

  • Generate, pitch, research, write and deliver stories that lead newscasts and perform high-energy and engaging live shots.

  • Must be able to shoot, write and edit daily stories.

  • Leader in social media and other new technologies to engage the audience and innovate new ways of storytelling.

  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

  • Research and conduct necessary interviews.

  • Ensure that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

  • Meet all news deadlines.

  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues in News, Digital, Promotion, Production and Engineering.

  • Participate in community events and station activities, because WCCO cares about making its community better.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Must be a strong emotional storyteller with superior on-air presence

  • Must have ability to ad lib clearly and accurately during times of breaking news

  • Must be results oriented, curious, creative and committed to teamwork

  • Must be flexible to working all shifts and scenarios during COVID times and otherwise

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred:

  • Experience as an anchor in a medium/large market

  • Minimum 3 years of reporting in broadcast television

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field

FUNCTION: Talent

EEO Statement:

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

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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