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ViacomCBS News Reporter/Weather Presenter in Minneapolis, Minnesota

REF#: 37850

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:

  • Originate, research, investigate, write, narrate, produce and present stories and weather hits for WCCO-TV, CBSN Minnesota and WCCO.com

  • Develop and enterprise ideas for stories that can lead newscasts

  • Live field reporting tracking weather, features or news, as assigned

  • Deliver clear, accurate and timely weather information to the public

  • Produce lifestyle-driven weather forecasts for all platforms

  • Conduct necessary interviews

  • Meet all news production deadlines

  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues in News, Digital, Promotion, Production and Engineering on daily assignments, weather hits and special projects

  • Participate in Community Relations events

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Must be a strong emotional storyteller who delivers dynamic live shots

  • Must be knowledgeable in meteorology

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

  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills

Preferred:

  • College degree

  • 4 years reporting in commercial television

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FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

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