CBS Corporation Freelance News Editor in Ft. Worth, Texas

Freelance News Editor

REF#: 27680

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Ft. Worth, TX

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

KTVT-TV the CBS O&O station in Dallas/Fort Worth has an immediate opening for a Freelance News Editor. We are looking for a visual storyteller with at least two years of experience editing and a familiarity of working in a television newsroom. You must be able to demonstrate proficient knowledge of non-linear editing systems and be able to perform well under deadline pressures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Duties include: editing reporter PKGs, VOs, and VOSOTs from raw video for newscasts, recording satellite & ENG feeds and locating archive file video for field crews. This position will require working various schedules including evenings, overnights, and weekends. You must be available for vacation and sick relief on short notice. Experience with Avid Newscutter or Media Composer, Avid Interplay, and Avid iNews a plus.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled