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ViacomCBS Freelance Weekend Reporter in West Sacramento, California

REF#: 37847

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance


JOB LOCATION: West Sacramento, 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.).


Good Day has a rare opening on our reporting team. Are you insanely creative? Are you someone who thrives on early morning excitement? Do last minute rundown changes for breaking news get you charged up? Can you quickly shift gears showing personality and bring a feature segment to life? That’s who we’re looking for to fill this unique position on a one-of-a-kind show. This will be a weekend position with fill-in weekday shifts.

You must be self-motivated, creative, versatile, engaging and enterprising. You must work well under tight deadlines.

Good Day is a unique morning program. We have been entertaining viewers for more than 25 years. We are streamed live at and we strongly encourage you to watch our show before applying.


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Works well as part of a team.

Creative storyteller.

Exceptional at pitching and booking content with unique enterprise angles.

Will generate Social Media content on all platforms consistently throughout the day

Ability to juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skill.

An ability to distill information into easy-to-understand components

Appears on behalf of the station at public events


Must be entertaining

Ability to engage and connect with viewers

Strong reporting skills

Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends

Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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