CBS Corporation Desk Assistant (freelance) in New York, New York
Desk Assistant (freelance)
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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.).
To assist assignment editors, reporters and producers in daily news coverage.
Work at the direction of assignment editors to follow up on story tips and make beat checks.
Answer questions from the public on matters related to news gathering.
Conduct interviews as needed.
Organize printed scripts for production staff and talent.
Run assignment desk as needed.
Special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field. Prior internship in broadcast newsroom desired. Individual should be results-oriented, dependable, detail-oriented and courteous. Ability and flexibility to work odd hours, weekends and holidays required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled