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Company name
CBS Corporation.

Location
Chicago, IL

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Per Diem Photographer / Editor

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Chicago

Illinois

Per Diem Photographer / Editor

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29548

CBS BUSINESS UNIT:

CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE:

Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE:

Part-Time

JOB LOCATION:

Chicago, IL

ABOUT 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:

To cover news events and stories as a photojournalist for CBS 2 newscasts, local programming, support social media strategies and cbschicago.com. ENG field technician duties include but not limited to professional operation of broadcast cameras, digital microwave and satellite ENG vehicles, non-linear editing systems, and IP based broadcast applications.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Candidates should demonstrate knowledge and experience with all aspects of ENG news coverage, including Sony XDCAM HD cameras, Edius non-linear editing, ENG lighting, microwave and satellite transmissions. Edit news stories under deadline pressure, while maintaining editorial integrity.

Operate microwave and/or KU trucks

Safely operating company vehicles, including microwave equipped vans and trucks, on potentially long drives in all weather conditions.

Bring creativity and imagination to the job of broadcast storytelling

Ensure that all daily show production deadlines are met

Take extreme care to ensure that news equipment is protected from theft and damage.

Consistently contribute to editorial process in team environment with story ideas and attention to production strategy.

Other duties, as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Results-Oriented and Innovative

Excellent storytelling skills

Ability to work under deadline pressure

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Preferred:

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Five years’ experience as a photographer and editor, preferably in a top 20 market.

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field.

Familiarity with Chicago area, desirable

Strong non-linear editing background, including Edius

Valid Illinois driver’s license

SNG experience with DOT certification a plus

Drone ENG experience with FAA Part 107 certification a plus

Strong computer skills

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Website : http://www.cbscorporation.com

Company Profile
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

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