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Reporter / Multi-skilled Journalist

11203

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130

Production
Philadelphia
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.

 

CBS3 and CW Philly 57, the ViacomCBS owned and operated television stations in Philadelphia, have an immediate opening for an on-air reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Gather, write, produce, and present news content in a clear, concise, and easy to understand way. Write active news copy, while telling creative people stories. Develop sources and breaking content. Pitch story ideas at daily news editorial meetings, conduct interviews and develop news content. Assist Producer in preparing newscast. Perform other duties as assigned by the News Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Four-year college degree or equivalent experience along with at least five years reporting experience required.
- Possess strong news judgment, organizational skills, computer proficiency, keen sense of logistics, a clear and concise speaking voice.
- The ability to work well under tight deadlines.
- Must be able to report live under breaking news conditions. Must be creative and add to story telling during breaking news.
- All reporters should be familiar with the use of social media and the role it plays in newsgathering.
- All reporters are required to capture, write, and file content for our website.
- A proven history of editorial judgment and mastery of journalistic ethics and libel law.
- Must have a valid driver's license as this person will periodically be required to drive company vehicle or personal vehicle to cover various assignments.
- Possess the ability to shoot and edit preferred.
- Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

 

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. 

 

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.paramount.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. 

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