CBS Corporation Multiplatform Journalist, CNET in Louisville, Kentucky
Multiplatform Journalist, CNET
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY
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CNET is seeking a full-time technology journalist who will write news and features, host videos and publish stories across multiple platforms and in various formats. The role demands attention to detail, a passion for storytelling, and a sincere curiosity about technology and innovation.
Write and publish stories under deadline
Appear on camera to create unique video stories
Scan news releases and social media to find daily stories relevant to the smart home
Take on assignments including features, commentary, lists, how-to, reviews and other stories
Develop industry-leading sources with executives and leaders in consumer technology
Write great headlines and descriptions
Use analytics and other tools to track and optimize story performance
Use social media to help build audience and develop community
Represent CNET at conferences, product launches, and industry events
Appear in CNET videos; make appearances in the media as a subject matter expert
Bring multimedia storytelling to important topics in CNET's smart home category.
Develop feature stories that provide deeper value to readers, demonstrate the brand's authority and help consumers make decisions about the products they buy and how they use them.
Provide original reporting, breaking stories and journalistic excellence worthy of winning awards.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
2+ years of digital journalism experience, including on-camera experience
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or a technology field
High standards of quality and journalistic integrity
Ability to write clean copy, write quickly, and show solid judgement in selecting stories
Exhibit bold storytelling that engages the audience and increases visitors
Experience covering technology, startups, innovation, or related topics
Must be able to work in fast-paced environment and deal with daily deadlines
Must be adaptable and flexible; priorities change rapidly and regularly
Must be trustworthy, committed, considerate, and a good listener; high emotional IQ
You might also have:
Experience as a vlogger, podcaster, and/or YouTube personality
An established presence on social media
Experience as a guest in the media and on podcasts talking about technology
Ability to shoot and edit video
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