CBS Corporation Reporter in Miami, Florida

Reporter

REF#: 32850

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Miami, FL

ABOUT 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.).

DESCRIPTION:

CBS4 in Miami has an opening for an General Assignment Reporter who can act as field producer and supervise cameraperson; gather news in person and via telephone; write news scripts for broadcast; write specific editing instructions for video tape editors; supply character generator operator with information for news reports; develop and maintain news sources in community suggest story ideas to assignment desk; do live reports from field or studio; write copy and assist in other areas relating to production of newscasts; provide notes, agendas, minutes and other documents for inclusion in clipping file; working knowledge of libel, slander and personal attack laws; assist other reports with transfer of information; help photographers with gear in field; perform live or prerecorded as specified by WFOR in promotional, public service or trade announcements; other such duties as may be required from time to time. Reporters may be assigned to shoot and edit their own stories.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should have 3 to 5 years television reporting experience, including live reporting, series work and spot news reporting. Also have an understanding of computer systems in the newsroom.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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