Multimedia Journalist

  • CBS Corporation
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Sep 22, 2019
Full time Media-Journalism Media Communications Television

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Gather information about news stories, shoot, edit, and deliver information on-line and on-air.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Enterprise content that is compliant with news strategies

  • Ability to accurately and creatively report daily news and breaking news

  • Report live and on-tape - scripted and unscripted

  • Work closely with digital content director and managing editor to create compelling content

  • Write copy and order graphics

  • Must be able to function as MMJ, report,write, shoot and edit stories

  • Participate in editorial meetings, contribute actionable enterprise content

  • Ensure that all daily show production deadlines are met

  • Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics

  • Prepare copy for use on-line, social/digital media and on radio

  • Other duties, as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Results-Oriented and Innovative

  • Ability to write and edit broadcast copy that is compliant with news strategies

  • Ability to work under deadline pressure

  • Appear comfortable on camera; receive feedback and adjust performance accordingly

  • Experience with non-linear shooting and editing, a plus

  • Knowledge of use of social media a must and ability to execute station’s social media strategy and efforts

QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Five years’ experience as a general assignment reporter, preferably in a top 20 market

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field.

  • Familiarity with Chicago area, strongly preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled