San Francisco, CA, US, 94111

San Francisco




Description of duties:

  • Photographer/Editor duties include the shooting and editing of News stories.
  • The Photographer/Editor is expected to have a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary lighting techniques and fully understand the use of professional audio equipment commonly used in ENG work.
  • Being a full member of the Agile team, you will take part in all regular meetings and planning. You will work both independently and together with the other partners on assigned tasks and projects that will fit your skills and abilities. On the video operations team, you will monitor on-demand and live-streaming assets, and prioritize any issues.
  • Must be familiar with Frontline vans and ENG vans.
  • Candidates must have a solid grasp of local and wide area computer networks, their components and be able to resolve issues quickly. Availability for supporting our 24x7 operation.
  • Additionally, the Photojournalist/Editor must be able to monitor/perform basic vehicle maintenance.
  • A positive approach to problem-solving will be necessary for success.
  • Candidate must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to edit a 2-minute news package in 30 minutes or less.
  • Photographer/Editor must be a self-starter and willing to generate content on all CBS platforms using all equipment at your disposal.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills and documentation skills to maintain workflows and dashboard functionality.
  • The ability to produce Nat packages is a plus.


  • B.A. degree or equivalent experience in a related field is preferred.
  • Three to five years of Photography/Editing experience in a major market is required
  • An Extensive knowledge of the Bay Area is preferred. 
  • At least 5 years in Live TV or a Live Streaming role, with an emphasis on live sporting events.
  • Knowledge of nonlinear editing techniques, cloud-based Media Asset Management systems, audio mixing, general knowledge of legacy formats, animated graphics, etc.
  • Satellite uplink truck experiences are a plus. 
  • Must maintain a current California Driver’s License in good standing.


  • Photographer/Editor will work in a variety of environmental conditions including, but not limited to intense noise, utmost temperature, weather, fumes/odors, dust, chemicals, smoke, and extreme heights.
  • Showed strength in IT auditing control disciplines including a proven foundation in security and one or more similar areas of technical specialization (application development, change management, or operations)
  • May be required to wear a bulletproof vest.
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds of computer equipment, carry, and set-up is required
  • Must be able to multi-task under pressure, lead a varied, high-volume workload efficiently and smoothly, and operate autonomously within corporate parameters.
  • Must be able to work overnight and day shifts.
  • A passion for industry-leading Entertainment, News, and Sports content.

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, 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,, 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 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.  


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Hiring Salary Range: $87,360.00 - 93,600.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland