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Assistant News Director


Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130


CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.

The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.


KYW-TV/WPSG-TV, a ViacomCBS owned and operated station in Philadelphia (market # 4) is seeking a dynamic, creative, self-motivated, decision-making Assistant News Director with excellent news judgment and strong management and leadership skills. The ideal candidate will be able to own the day-to-day editorial operations in a highly competitive market, work closely with the News Director on long term planning, hiring, union negotiations, and newsroom administration. 


  • A proven track record with strong experience in all aspects of television production for this HD television news operation. 

  • possess aptitude for integrating new technology applications in this multi-media, multi-platform environment. 

  • Previous experience working in a tapeless, non-linear newsroom. Familiarity with I-news, and Chyron graphics systems is a plus. 

  • A flexible schedule is required. 

  • A college degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a medium/large television market or network. 



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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia