ViacomCBS Reporter/MMJ in Minneapolis, Minnesota
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
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.).
The Reporter/MMJ is responsible for enterprising smart, dynamic reports across Minnesota and Western Wisconsin for WCCO-TV, WCCO.com and CBSN Minnesota.
Must be able to shoot, write and edit daily stories.
Generate, pitch and deliver stories that lead newscasts and perform high-energy and engaging live shots.
Responsible for keeping up-to-date on current, local events and news across our area as well as the country and world.
Must be able to interact with viewers/users on social media sites.
Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
Ensure that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
Collaborate effectively with colleagues in News, Digital, Promotion, Production and Engineering on daily assignments and special projects.
Participate in community events and station activities, because WCCO cares about making its community better.
Must be a strong emotional storyteller with superior on-air presence
Must have strong videographer and editing experience
Must be curious, creative, results-oriented and committed to teamwork
Must have strong organizational and communication skills
Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 news environment in addition to standard hours
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
College degree; BS/BA in Journalism/Communications
Two years of reporting in broadcast television
Political knowledge a plus
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled