CBS Corporation Anchor/Reporter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA
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.).
CBS3/KYW-TV and CW Philly 57, the CBS-owned and operated television stations in Philadelphia, have openings for on-air Anchors/Reporters. Preferred candidates will have extensive anchoring and reporting experience, outstanding writing and verbal communications skills, possess a comprehensive understanding of television news production, and be able to handle live breaking news both in the studio and in the field. Candidates must be adept in interviewing and have impeccable news judgment. Anchor/Reporter will be required to contribute special reports and be actively engaged with social media. Must be willing to attend station events and make appearances as needed. The ideal candidate will be a highly energetic newsroom leader and be able to work effectively with others in a deadline-driven team environment.
BA or BS in Journalism, Communications or related field
A minimum of 3 years television anchor/reporter experience in medium/large market
Excellent writing skills
Ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations
Strong live reporting skills
Ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines
Demonstrated ability to present scripts with clarity and energy
Proven record of meeting deadlines and developing contacts
Proven record of contributing story ideas
Knowledge of the Philadelphia area and area news, events, government and communities
Well-versed in a wide variety of subjects to include local, state, and national affairs.
Excellent computer skills and ability to work with a variety of computer applications for news as well as MS Applications
Bi-lingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled