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News Assistant - Part Time: Philadelphia 1


Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130

Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

Job Description: 

This entry level position is ideal for a candidate that’s searching for an opportunity to learn the news business. Assignments vary based on the demands of the CBS 3, and CW Philly operational needs.


Typical assignments include, but are not limited to;


Assignment Desk:

Under the supervision of an assignment editor or other news managers.

Assist in the news gathering process which may include making police rounds, researching stories, providing information to both the broadcast unit, as well as CBS3.com.



Assistant will also be assigned various production responsibilities including, but not limited to, distributing scripts, pulling file video, ingesting video into the archive system, and compiling video for stories, research, the network or other affiliates.


Qualifications: Must be able to work well with others in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings. Journalism or communications degree preferred.  Previous television news experience is a plus.

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: Philadelphia