CBS Corporation News Associate in New York, New York

News Associate

REF#: 27849

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The CBS News Associates Program is a 15-month, fast-track opportunity specifically targeted to individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree and are interested in developing their news gathering and production skills. Associates rotate among a variety of television broadcasts and departments including The CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, CBS Newspath and the National Desk.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This highly competitive program is designed to identify outstanding aspiring journalists who can bring fresh and diverse insight to the areas of news production and news coverage. This program is not designed for people who wish to be on-air. Candidates are selected from a broad range of racial, ethnic, economic, age, and geographical backgrounds, as well as those with disabilities.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled