CBS Corporation Managing Editor in Southfield, Michigan

Managing Editor

REF#: 26841

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Southfield, MI

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:

  • Assist with overseeing daily operation of the newsroom including scheduling of staff.

  • Coordinates coverage of breaking news stories and special coverage plans.

  • Assists with research and preparation of quarterly reports for corporate and public file.

  • Develops potential news stories and assigns coverage.

  • Sets up live shots and arranges interviews of newsmakers.

  • Manages news vehicle operations.

  • Supervises production assistants.

  • Other duties as required by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Minimum of 1-2 years editing/writing news copy and assigning story coverage; ideal candidate has a minimum of 2-5 years news experience as a reporter and/or anchor. Must be computer literate and have excellent writing skills. Position requires proficiency in editing and packaging news sound and interviews. Knowledge of the broadcast area and station demographics is essential; 4 year degree in journalism preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled