CBS Corporation Reporter/Editor - CBS News.com in Washington, District Of Columbia

Reporter/Editor - CBS News.com

REF#: 27538

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

Reporter/Editor will pitch, produce, shoot, write, and edit original and assigned political stories and other general assignment news content for the site.

Key Responsibilities:

Pitch and produce all aspects of original video and print stories.

Must be flexible and have the ability to work quickly and efficiently

Must be comfortable in conducting interviews on and off camera.

Must have a social media presence and work within social media to drive engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

5 years experience in political news reporting and production, strong writing, copy editing and video skills

Must demonstrate knowledge of national politics and major governmental agencies, and have the ability to come up with smart, thoughtful, provocative story ideas in these areas.

Must be able to shoot and edit video and be comfortable on camera

Needs to be able to work under extreme deadline pressure in a fast paced environment

Needs to be able to adapt to breaking news situations

Will usually work as a "one person band," but must be able to work both as part of a team and independently

Must be able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends

Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred:

Web experience highly preferred

Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Avid strongly preferred

Knowledge of After Effects would be a plus

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled