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ViacomCBS Photographer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

REF#: 35106

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, 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.).


Position Purpose: Shoot and edit reporter packages, voiceovers and sound bites.

Primary Responsibilities:

Shoot reporter packages, voiceovers and sound bites as required.

Will also be required to edit and run a microwave transmission truck.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

§ At least two years experience as an editor & photographer working in a commercial TV newsroom.

§ Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

§ Demonstrated creativity in photography and editing.

§ Willingness to take direction from News Managers and execute station’s mission.

§ Can-do attitude, team player and contributor

§ Skilled in non-linear editing (experience with Final Cut Pro and/or Grass Valley editing and playback systems a plus).

§ Proficiency with new and emerging technologies for video storage and transmission a plus (i.e. FTP, video conversion, etc.)

§ Skilled in operation of microwave trucks.

§ Experience with Satellite Uplink Trucks a plus.

§ Experience with bonded cellular technology

§ Basic use of Windows-based computer system.

§ College degree preferred.

§ Must be able to work all shifts including nights, overnights and weekends.

§ Must have good lighting expertise & some concept of graphics creation/insertion.

§ Professional conduct in the field as this person will be working with station clients.

For consideration, please apply via our website. Click on KDKA-TV logo at the top. Go to Jobs link. Input Pittsburgh/KDKA.


KDKA-TV/WPCW-TV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Consistent with our equal opportunity program, we request that you advise us of any candidate, including disabled persons, minorities or women, you believe may be qualified for this position and advise interested parties to apply as indicated.


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