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Video Journalist - CBS News

11683

London, GB, W4 5XS

Production
London
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.  

 

Is this the role for you?

 

CBS News is looking for an experienced video journalist to join our team. A successful candidate should have a background in broadcast journalism, be passionate, able to bring ideas to the table, have good editorial judgement and exceptional communication skills.

 

What will you be doing?

 

  • Shooting elements and interviews and composing off-air reports for breaking and feature new packages for all CBS News platforms in a timely manner.
  • Liaising with CBS News correspondents, producers and television crews to ensure the best quality reporting is upheld and all team members are appropriately informed.
  • Interviewing (asking questions) for necessary content.
  • Feeding television material to different locations, using LiveU or similar compression system.
  • Producing CBS News live reports from the field as breaking news warrants.
  • When necessary, editing material for transmission.
  • Producing edited news pieces in the London Bureau when necessary.

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • Ability to use LiveU or similar compression system
  • Basic editing skills
  • Editorial judgement which is proven to be balanced and objective when making decisions.
  • Good organisation, prioritising and planning skills
  • Proven experience working in broadcast journalism.
  • Flexible mindset and ability to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change.
  • Self-starter - pro-active, motivated and can work unsupervised if needed.
  • Enjoys learning on the fly
  • Passionate and committed to news
  • Sense of urgency, acting fast when needing to and alerting the necessary people
  • Thrives in a busy, dynamic, sometimes pressurised newsroom
  • Is calm and decisive but not afraid to ask for help if necessary
  • Interpersonal savvy –excellent communicator to all people internally and externally
  • Team player and ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of diverse people.

 

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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