CBS Corporation Freelance Editor in Boston, Massachusetts

Freelance Editor

REF#: 31405

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Boston, MA

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:

We are looking for a talented Freelance News Editor who not only has a great eye but can work under deadline pressure.

  • Creative, editorial and operational responsibility for newscasts.

  • Develop daily news assignments.

  • Direct coverage and tone of stories.

  • Execute coverage plans developed by management team.

  • React quickly and calmly in changing news environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be creative.

  • Have strong journalistic background.

  • 5 years experience as a video editor using a non-linear editing system in a large newsroom.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Experience with television newscast production, writing, editing and supervision.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the news team

  • ENG Field Experience preferred

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled