CBS Corporation Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer

REF#: 32702

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

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:

  • Strong local and national sports and news knowledge

  • Research, investigate, edit and write compelling sports stories

  • Anchor sportscasts and perform dynamic "live shots" that bring the fan experience to life for our viewers and followers

  • Conduct necessary interviews

  • Write and produce sportscasts for yourself and others

  • Report and produce general-assignment news as assigned

  • Deliver stories and most memorable game moments to wcco.com as well as our social pages and other CBS digital properties

  • Meet all deadlines on air, online and mobile

  • Ensure a balanced and ethical presentation of news and information

  • Work with News, Production, Promotions, and Engineering on daily broadcasts, special reports/features and sweeps

  • Participate in Community and Station-Driven Events

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Candidate must think big, be results-oriented and innovative as well as demonstrate leadership and teamwork

  • Must produce coverage that is accurate and ethical

  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills to unify the sports and news teams and make the best use of our resources

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Broadcast journalism preferred

  • Four years TV reporting experience in major TV market

  • Robust rolodex of contacts in the Minnesota Sports Scene

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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