Per Diem Desk Assistant
CBS Television StationsChicago, IL
Full Time Job
CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations' digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.
The station group's properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations' premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group's websites and mobile applications.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To assist assignment editor, reporters and producers in daily news coverage.
• Work at direction of assignment editor to follow up on story tips and make beat checks.
• Answer questions from public on matters related to news programming.
• Conduct interviews, as needed.
• Organize printed scripts for production staff and talent.
• Run assignment desk, as needed
• Other duties, as assigned.
Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
• Prior internship in broadcast newsroom, desirable