Promotions, Photographer/Editor


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City



A rare opportunity to join the award-winning KCBS / KCAL in-house creative team in Los Angeles, California! Must possess a passion for crafting unique visual multi-platform marketing in a :30, :20, :10, :05 and rapidly changing digital, social, and streaming world. 


KCAL / KCBS is the place to produce the creative work most promotions departments dream of. The focus is on the art of effective News Branding, Marketing, and Advertising… instead of simple (often forgettable) “promotion.” 


KCAL / KCBS is searching for an expert visual storyteller with pro-level skills in cinematography/shooting and Adobe Creative Cloud apps (Premiere, After Effects, Media Encoder) to join our staff. This is not an entry-level position, and previous news marketing experience is strongly encouraged. 

A creative reel or links to work clearly demonstrating advanced production knowledge with a focus on Adobe Premiere, After Effects and DSLR / Digital cinematography, is required. 

Working with a Producer, the ideal candidate must be able to expertly shoot and edit compelling short-form images, promotional spots, special report promos, and occasional long-form content and digital / OTT projects as assigned. Candidate must have extensive experience editing and creating layered visual effects (Premiere / After Effects-level). Must be able to supervise graphics production, select and edit music and accurately mix sound within their projects. 

-  Deliver network quality work under tight deadlines with a sense of urgency.

-  Proven experience and promotional work samples at network-quality level.

-  Knowledge of all current production & graphics technologies and be hardworking enough about the field to stay up to date.

-  Ability to remain calm and manage multiple projects under occasional extreme deadlines.

-  Possess excellent communication, presentation, organization, and time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks when assigned.

-  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact successfully with all departments and levels of management.

-  Be a strong standout colleague who adds personality and abilities to our department of dedicated Producers, Photographers, Editors and Designers.

-  Curious, passionate, dedicated, and invested.

- Must have valid drivers' license.

- Must be willing to join 512 - IBEW 4.03(g) Technicians Union 

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.  




Hiring Salary Range: $77,000.00 - 111,811.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, 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: Los Angeles