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Multi Media Journalist

3814

Chicago, IL, US, 60602

Production
Chicago
Full-Time

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.).

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Seeking creative and experienced Sports Anchor/Reporter/MMJ for TV and all digital platforms.

 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Report, write, shoot, and edit engaging, informative and compelling sports content.
  • Develop and execute enterprise stories on regular basis.
  • Consistently contribute sports content to station’s social media and digital platforms
  • Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics.
  • Ensure all daily production deadlines are met
  • Other duties, as assigned.
     

CORE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Dynamic storyteller and interviewer
  • A leader who works well with a team and can successfully execute the station’s mission 
  • Outstanding and energetic communicator on-air, online and social media platforms
  • Vast knowledge of sports and teams that interests Chicago audience
  • Experience with non-linear shooting and editing
  • Knowledge of use of social media a must and ability to execute station’s strategy.
  • Works well under deadline pressure
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, as needed.


PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Five years of experience as sports anchor/reporter, preferably in a top 20 market.
  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or similar field.
  • Strong familiarity with Chicago area and local sports scene
  • Experience shooting and editing with prosumer camera is encouraged


Nearest Major Market: Chicago