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Multi-Media Reporter


West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605

West Sacramento

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.


Overview & Responsibilities:

CBS Sacramento is seeking a full-time multimedia journalist. We are seeking someone who has shown and demonstrated ability to comfortably, expertly & conversationally communicate with interviewees and viewers. The candidate will build entertaining and enterprising content that meets CBS programming strategies. The journalist needs to utilize their Social Media platforms between live segments, such as Tweets, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Report scripted and unscripted news and features in both live and pre-recorded formats.
  • Candidate must be able to guide efficiently through breaking news situations and quirky feature stories, words and pictures are crucial.
  • Prior on-air reporting experience as a multimedia journalist is required.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong writing skills and understanding of television news and entertainment reporting techniques are meaningful.
  • iNews experience is required.
  • Prior experience live reporting with both live trucks and backpack streaming video preferred.
  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.




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. 


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Nearest Major Market: Sacramento