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Desk Assistant (freelance) – CBS – New York, NY


Company: CBS

Location: New York, NY


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  • Full Time

CBS

Desk Assistant (freelance)

REF#: 34565

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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:

To assist assignment editors, reporters and producers in daily news coverage.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work at the direction of assignment editor to follow up on story tips and make beat checks
  • Answer questions from the public on matters related to news gathering
  • Conduct interviews as needed
  • Organize printed scripts for production staff and talent
  • Run assignment desk as needed
  • Special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field. Prior experience working in a Newsroom on an Assignment Desk as an assignment editor is a HUGE plus. Prior internship in broadcast newsroom desired. Invididual should be results-oriented, dependable, detail-oriented and courteous. Ability and flexibility to work odd hours, weekends and holidays required.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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