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ViacomCBS Newscast Director - Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

REF#: 35887

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA


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.).


CBS3, KYW-TV in Philadelphia is looking for a full time newscast director with live newscast, multi camera studio production and remote directing experience to join our team. If you can execute a clean tight newscast in a faced paced environment and want to be part of a dynamic, winning news operation we want to hear from you.

  • Five (5) years major market experience directing newscast, preferably using control room automation.

  • Have an understanding of studio production, including: Robotics, Lighting, blocking, audio etc.

  • Proficient in live studio and remote program operations and software (example INEWS) and be able to adapt to automation and new technologies.

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.

  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.

  • DGA union membership required.

  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

  • Sample of your work (with director call track) can be linked to your job profile contact information.


Current DGA - Director's Guild of America union member a plus.


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