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Newswriter

14355

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming 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, the CBS News Streaming Network, 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 EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. 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 news division.  

 

We are seeking a strong, experienced candidate to be part of the editorial team as part of content creation and editorial newsgathering process for CBS News Radio at the CBS Radio Network. Responsibilities include editing of audio content for air and stations use, writing lead-in lines for anchors and stations and interviewing newsmakers for on-air content. Also will be asked to assist in verifying facts and the accuracy of material and information form sources and newsmakers. Have the ability to write news stores for radio broadcast format. Candidate must have experience working in a newsroom and min-to-minute deadline environment.
Job duties & responsibilities:
•    Producing and recording news interviews.
•    Capturing, writing, recording, editing and delivering news content, including providing news content when breaking news occurs.
•    Interviewing newsmakers.
•    Writing scripts and material for stories under tight deadlines.
•    Writing sharp, compelling writing with the best sound and production values.
•    Required to be experienced in digital audio editing
•    This position involves working early mornings, weekends and overnight hours.
Qualifications:
Position requires at least 5 years relevant experience at a network, station or media organization or similar experience in a newsroom and on-air broadcasts. Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills. Person must be extremely organized and have strong writing skills, motivated, self-starter who is able to work on their own as well as in a team environment. Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessary ability to adapt in a constantly changing 24 x 7 news environment. Ability to work weekends and overnights.

 

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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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City