CBS Corporation Photographer/Editor - Investigative UNION in Studio City, California
Photographer/Editor - Investigative UNION
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA, 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.).
KCBS2/KCAL9 has an immediate opening for an Investigative News Photographer/Editor for the Los Angeles Duopoly. The News Photographer/Editor is responsible for gathering news content and operating ENG equipment for the KCBS2/KCAL9 News operation.
A successful candidate must have the ability to capture compelling visuals and audio in a sensitive investigative environment. This is a fast-paced, high-energy environment requiring a highly skilled and creative individual with the technical know-how to capture engaging video during an interview or while undercover. You must be a team player that consistently contributes throughout the newsgathering process. You must be open to implementing new technologies and methods to accomplish future assignments. While this position is for an Investigative Photographer, you may be reassigned as a general assignment photographer as needed.
Previous experience as an Investigative Photojournalist is required
Comply with CBS and Cal OSHA safety standards
Must have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License
Excellent technical and ENG lighting skills required
Competent in undercover video gathering techniques
Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, high-pressure, tight-deadline environment
Ability to take initiative, receive constructive feedback and work with minimal supervision
Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
Must be able to lift and carry equipment throughout the shift
Must be willing to work flexible schedules which may include early mornings, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime.
Safely operate news gathering equipment throughout Southern California
Edit stories quickly and accurately (in-house or field)
Competent with Edius editing and Sony XD cameras preferred
SNG truck operation skills a plus
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled