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CBS Corporation MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST (PART-TIME) in St. Petersburg, Florida

REF#: 35699

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Part-Time (without benefits)

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: St. Petersburg, FL

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:

SUMMARY

WTOG-TV, a CBS-owned station, is looking for an experienced Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ) to join our team. We want someone who fights for the lead story, brings ideas to the table daily, cultivates sources, owns social media and is passionate about local news. Candidates must have strong, creative storytelling skills and an energetic delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis

  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency

  • Pitch vetted stories reflective of the community

  • Shoot, write and edit packages for daily newscasts

  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community

  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites

  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to shoot and edit broadcast quality video for television newscast and digital platforms

  • Must be proficient in Premiere Pro

  • Must have knowledge of Broadcast ENG cameras, lighting, audio and LiveU

  • Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly

  • Must have very strong social media skills and be able to contribute on all platforms

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends

  • Must be a team player and able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task

  • College degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcasting preferred; equivalent experience

  • Minimum 4 years’ MMJ/television reporting experience preferred* Please provide a link to examples of Broadcast or Digital video work

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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