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

Company: CBS

Location: New York, NY

  • Full Time



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



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.


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