• Assignment Editor

    ViacomCBSChicago, IL 60684

    Job #1373564543

  • REF#: 37622CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television StationsJOB TYPE: Full-Time StaffJOB SCHEDULE: Full-TimeJOB LOCATION: Chicago, ILABOUT US: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.).DESCRIPTION:PURPOSE OF POSITION:Overall responsibility for competitiveness of news coveragePRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:* Must be able to generate story ideas and be proactive when handling story tips. Researching follow ups on past stories is a must.* Manage and coordinate coverage of news through efficient use of resources.* Work with Managing Editor, reporters, photographers and producers to generate content for all platforms.* Ability to write news stories for broadcast and website.* Ability to proficiently use desktop editing and other computer systems.* Participate in station social media strategies.* Must be willing to work hours as assigned.* Other duties, as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:CORE COMPETENCIES:Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, CourteousPREFERRED MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:* Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.* 1 to 3 years in broadcast newsroom, desirable.FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/ContentEEO Statement:ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/~~~ 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 statusIf 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 ~~~/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling ~~~ or by sending an email to ~~~. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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