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ViacomCBS Freelance Sports Producer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

REF#: 37661

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

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:

Line produce & organize sportscasts within daily news programs on as-needed basis.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Prepare, coordinate, and edit on-air material for daily sportscasts.

  • Work under extreme deadline pressure to create compelling sportscasts, in consultation with executive producer and sports anchor.

  • Monitor and log televised sports events.

  • Conceive, create and order graphics.

  • Field produce, as needed.

  • Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics.

  • Contribute story ideas

  • Other duties, as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Creative, organized, and results-oriented

  • Line producing skills.

  • Experience with non-linear editing.

  • Must have strong knowledge of Philadelphia-area sports

  • Knowledge of use of social media and ability to execute station’s digital strategy

  • Ability to work flexible schedule, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years’ experience as TV sports producer and non-linear editor, preferably in top 20 market

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field

  • Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.

FUNCTION: Production

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