KCBS2/KCAL9-TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced news promotion
writer/producer to contribute to the success of our award-winning news product. The ideal candidate should have a passion for news topical promotion, strong tease writing and producing skills, experience working in a news environment, the ability to strategize and collaborate with news managers, and the ability to work quickly and smoothly in a fast-paced dynamic setting. The primary function of this position is to write and produce compelling topical promos for the 11pm News and other priority newscasts. Other marketing projects may be assigned periodically. Nightside shift 3-11pm. On site / hybrid work schedule
Extensive experience in news topical promotion for a local station, network or cable.
Solid knowledge of news platforms such as iNews, Stratus, news server edits systems and news operations.
Familiarity of all current production and graphics technologies.
Proven experience and promotion work samples at network level quality
Minimum 5 years’ promo production experience
WGA membership required (Writers Guild of America)
A sold history of writing and producing topical news promotion in both live and post-production environments
Work with news management and producers to select tease content
Team with news talent, production teams and support personnel to produce and deliver content for air
Direct creative for assigned productions from inception to completion
Compile and select source material
Deliver projects under tight deadlines
Able to be agile in an ever-changing, breaking news environment
Minimum Education Level:
College Degree Preferred or 2-5 years’ work experience.
Additional Candidate Instructions:
Referral Instructions: All qualified candidates MUST apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: www.cbsandyou.com
(internal applicants) and www.cbscorporation.com (external applicants).
This is the ONLY method by which applications will be accepted for open positions.
NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.
CBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of CBS to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical or mental disability, veteran’s status, marital status, height or weight and to conform to applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
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