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Company: CBS Television Stations
Address: Pittsburgh, PA
CBS Television Stations
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Edit for and direct commercial news broadcasts as assigned
§ This position will edit and direct for various newscasts, programs and control-room, for KDKA-TV and WPCW
§ Ability to multi-task.
§ Ability to meet deadlines.
§ Excellent news judgment and ability to problem-solve.
§ Skilled at editing voiceovers, sound bites and reporter packages in a non-linear system.
§ Creative editor who has a vision for the way a story should look on-air and the ability to execute that vision; not just a video “cutter.”
§ Creative director who can collaborate with others to craft memorable shows on a daily basis.
§ Ability to stay focused in the director’s chair in breaking news situations.
§ Self-motivated team player and leader with great people skills who can take direction from managers and work in collaboration with a team of talented producers, photographers, editors, talent and a full studio crew to execute the station’s mission for a newscast.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
§ College Degree required.
§ At least 2 years’ experience directing live news broadcasts in a commercial broadcast setting.
§ At least 2 years’ experience editing in a non-linear format. Experience with Grass Valley editing/playback system a plus.
§ Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus.
§ Must be able to work all shifts.
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