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CBS Corporation Reporter Traffic - Freelance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reporter Traffic - Freelance

REF#: 34523

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

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:

CBS3 and CW Philly 57, the CBS owned and operated television stations in Philadelphia, have an immediate opening for a Freelance Traffic Reporter with medium to major market television experience. Candidates must have a good understanding of the Philadelphia area roadways and public transit system. A successful candidate will use creativity to present visually interesting and informative traffic segments on air.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Live broadcast experience is a must. At a minimum, candidate should possess:

  • High energy, great communication skills

  • Professional on-air experience

  • Good public speaking and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of current events both in Philadelphia and nationally

  • Candidate may be required to work traffic early morning shift.

College degree required

  • Must have strong computer skills and be willing to learn computer graphics system.

  • Must be able to multi-task

  • Must have extremely good people skills

  • Must be able to have flexible hours (weekends, dayside) in extreme weather or breaking news situations.

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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