ViacomCBS Helicopter Reporter/Photographer - UNION in Studio City, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Studio City, 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.).
KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the ViacomCBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced Helicopter Reporter/Photographer. This position will report News LIVE for both stations. In addition to on-air duties, this position will represent the duopoly at a variety of public and station events, and perform other duties as assigned.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to:
Report live and on tape, scripted and unscripted, with clarity, accuracy and confidence
Shoot live video from a helicopter camera
Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content
Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness
Listen to, program and understand police/fire scanners.
Deliver strong, compelling live shots
Represent the stations at public and company events
Top twenty market experience
Experience reporting/shooting from a helicopter
Strong connections with law enforcement and public safety communities
Minimum Education Level:
College degree or equivalent experience
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