CBS Corporation News Production Assistant (Part Time) in New York, New York

News Production Assistant (Part Time)

REF#: 26460

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Part-Time (without benefits)

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For more than 50 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan area. Famous around the world for its slogan, "YOU GIVE US 22 MINUTES, WE’LL GIVE YOU THE WORLD." The News Production Assistant is the entry level role in our newsroom and introduces employees to our broadcast operations. Working daily with seasoned professionals a NPA learns how to execute the radio news format at the most listened to all news station in the country. We are looking for news junkies to join the WINS team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

'- Assist editors and management in all aspects of newsroom operations

  • Conduct phone interviews with newsmakers

  • Download audio from internet

  • Take reporter feeds for air

  • Answer telephones and handle listener questions

  • Radio production and/or journalism background strongly preferred

  • Must be able to prioritize, handle intense deadline pressure

  • Must be computer literate

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled