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ViacomCBS Editor (Part-Time) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

REF#: 37295

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-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:

  • Edit newscast elements for WCCO’s weekend newscasts, primarily during overnight or early morning hours.

  • Work closely with show producers, reporters and other editors.

  • Edit daily stories under deadline pressure using non-linear editing systems.

  • Work with reporters and producers to create stories that are visually appealing and meaningful.

  • Maintain assigned equipment in good working order and report equipment problems to supervisor.

  • Complete work within newscast deadlines.

  • Uphold journalistic, ethical and professional standards consistent with company policies and values.

  • Perform other duties, which may be assigned by a newsroom manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Candidate must have the ability to work quickly and efficiently on deadline and under pressure.

  • Should be well versed in the operation of news editing systems and newsroom computer systems.

  • Must be reliable, and able to learn new technologies for news gathering/editing.

  • Must have strong communication skills

  • Operating proficiency of non-linear editing on FCPX, Avid, Edius or a similar system

  • At least one year experience editing in a medium to major market.

  • Must be flexible to working all shifts including overnights and weekends.

  • Please include link to resume reel.

Preferred:

  • Two-year degree preferred.

EEO Statement:

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

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