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403(g) Technician

33468

Washington, DC, US, 20036

Production
Washington
Full-Time
On-Site

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.  

 

Description:

 

CBS News has an immediate opening for a News Photographer/Editor for the Newspath Washington, DC Bureau. The News Photographer/Editor is responsible for gathering news content, editing video, and operating ENG equipment for the Newspath DC news operation.

 

A successful candidate must have the ability to capture compelling visuals and audio at the speed of news with a “can-do” approach to problem solving. This is a fast-paced, high-energy environment requiring a highly skilled and creative individual with the technical expertise to light and shoot network-worthy standups, teases, and live shots. You must be a team player who contributes to the editorial with story ideas and during the newsgathering process. You must be able to pass Secret Service and other mandated clearances to enter sensitive federal government office buildings in and around the nation’s capital including the White House, Capitol Hill locations, the Pentagon, etc.

  • Safely operate newsgathering equipment
  • Edit stories quickly and accurately in the field
  • Comply with CBS & OSHA safety standards
  • Proficient with non-linear editing

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent technical and ENG lighting skills required
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, high pressure, tight deadline environment
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational & people skills
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities
  • Must be able to life and carry equipment on the go
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedules which may include early mornings, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime.
  • Must be a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW) or join upon hiring.
  • Must have and maintain a valid District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia Driver’s License

 

 

 

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. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC