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ViacomCBS Reporter/MMJ in Minneapolis, Minnesota

REF#: 37284

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:

  • Be an enterpriser! Develop and deliver stories that lead newscasts and add value to our viewers/users lives

  • The Reporter/MMJ is responsible for originating, researching, writing, producing, presenting, and editing dynamic stories for WCCO-TV, WCCO.com and CBSN Minnesota

  • Thrive off good characters and emotional storytelling

  • Perform high-energy, engaging live shots as assigned

  • Deliver reports on air and digital ensuring an accurate and ethical presentation of the news

  • Conduct necessary interviews

  • Meet all news production deadlines

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

  • Participate in Community Relations events

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Must have strong writing, videography and non-linear editing experience

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

  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills

  • Must be flexible to working all shifts, including mornings and weekends

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred:

  • College degree in journalism or related field

  • At least 3 years reporting in commercial television

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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