Reporter

40405

New York, NY, US, 10036

Production
New York
Full-Time
Fully Remote

 

 

CBS News and Stations is looking for a passionate, energetic multi-skilled Reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate will be an ethical journalist whose reporting goes deeper than headlines to offer context and insight on issues of importance in Middle America and will be based in cities across the country. The Reporter should be creative and dedicated full-time with impeccable news judgment, strong story-telling abilities, passionate about local and national news and solid on camera delivery. The Reporter should be passionate about owning the story from cradle-to-grave including producing, writing, shooting and editing. The selected candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to possess excellent interpersonal skills, willingness to work in a collaborative manner, a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for news and storytelling.  

 

Cities Include:
Tampa, FL

Des Moines, IA

Nashville, TN
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
New Orleans, LA
San Antonio, TX
Houston, TX
Phoenix, AZ
Las Vegas, NV
Portland, OR

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Report on air for all platforms of CBS News Network and Stations, including live shots in the field and in-studio debriefs
  • Pitch stories reflective of the community 
  • Shoot and edit breaking news, day of air, features, ensuring all pictures and sound are of the highest quality and accurately recorded  
  • Develop sources, break news and advance stories that can be turned quicky 
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources within the community
  • Quicky gather and verify its accuracy, disseminating critical information for air
  • Write crisp, conversational copy that engages viewers
  • Support Correspondents and Bureaus as needed
  • Collaborate in the field to capture necessary story elements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by editorial leadership  
  • Appropriately represent CBS News and Stations in public settings including social media 

 
Qualifications: 
•    5+ years reporting experience at a news organization with proven experience in the field, managing story development
•    Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or a related field
•    Proven track record of shooting, writing, and editing visually compelling stories seeking diverse perspectives 
•    Ability to deliver the news accurately and concisely
•    Ability to juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities under tight deadlines
•    Ability to take on assignment that vary from extreme weather to environments including areas of social unrest, protests, etc., 
•    Ability to work long hours as news dictates which could include working on regular days off, weekends and overnight with short notice 
•    Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills with the ability to listen and receive feedback
•    Proficiency at shooting with a prosumer-style camera (latest equipment), capturing clean audio using hardwired and wireless microphones, and setting up basic lighting 
•    Must be open to regular travel 
•    Valid driver’s license is required along with the ability and willingness to drive

 

 

This position is covered by SAG-AFTRA.
 

 

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

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

 

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City