ViacomCBS News Reporter in San Francisco, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
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.).
KPIX-TV, a San Francisco television station owned and operated by VIACOMCBS, is looking to hire a broadcast news reporter! The ideal candidate will be an experienced journalist who will dig beyond the events of the day to generate unique content to support the station’s "Expect More" brand. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who lives and breathes news!
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporters will research and generate enterprise story ideas every day. They must be able to shoot, write, and edit their own packages. Photographers are sometimes assigned to reporters based on complexity of story, or to shoot the live shot as needed. Reporters also generate digital content, including webscripts of their broadcast stories. They are also regularly engage on social media to build their brand beyond broadcast.
College degree and two years reporting experience at a commercial television station. The successful candidate will perform well in a fast-paced environment. Candidate should have strong written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to perform energetic, compelling liveshots. Please include links to examples.
Salary and benefits:
Salary is competitive. KPIX Reporters are members of AFTRA, which provides medical and retirement benefits.
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