CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
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.).
Photographer/Editor duties include the shooting and editing of News stories. The Photographer/Editor is expected to have a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary lighting techniques and fully understand the use of professional audio equipment commonly used in ENG work. The Photojournalist/Editor is expected to edit all stories in the field and will routinely set and execute live shots alone and often for multiple shows. Must be familiar with Frontline vans and ENG vans.
The Photojournalist/Editor must be able to troubleshoot minor equipment problems in the field. Additionally, the Photojournalist/Editor must be able to monitor/perform basic vehicle maintenance. A positive approach to problem solving will be essential for success. Must be able to travel on short notice. Must be able to edit on EDIUS, Avid or Grass Valley non linear edit system. Must be able to edit a 2 minute news package in 30 minutes or less. Must know the FTP process and demonstrate computer literacy.