Senior Reporter

  • CBS Corporation
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
  • Jan 22, 2018
Full time Internet Media Entertainment Journalist Reporter

Job Description

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Role Details:

The Senior Reporter is responsible for the day-to-day talent tasks needed to support our CBS Sports Digital initiatives. These tasks include, but not limited to, writing, video, and audio components. We bring our passion for sports and love of our work, serving up sports content to fans everywhere, and this role will help us succeed in that mission.


  • Lead for show content vision in conjunction with Senior Producer and Assignment Desk team

  • Works closely with video and editorial teams and needs to be able to follow instructions and guidelines from both

  • Effectively communicate concerns over processes to team members timely and clearly

  • Escalate production risks and constraints in a timely manner

  • Manage and prioritize tasks and action items as they occur throughout a work day/night

  • Maintain professional excellence at all times - on camera and off - including social media interactions

  • Must have excellent leadership, teamwork, relationship building and interpersonal skills

  • Self-directed and able to work independently and manage communications up and down our editorial and video production teams

  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and the have the flexibility to adapt as situations occur


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Minimum of 6 years of on-air experience at a broadcast entity

  • Minimum 2 year of reporting experience

  • Strong leadership and communication skills; experience working in a newsroom environment

  • Excellent English grammar and organizational skills

  • Ability to remain objective and professional no matter what the story

  • Ability to succeed and flourish in a fast paced, and sometimes stressful environment

  • Team player

You might also have -

  • Ability to follow and build upon the top sports stories of the day and understand how they play to our audience goals

  • Solid news journalism experience and news judgment


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