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Video Journalist

Video Journalist

• Emerging Level


CBS News is looking for an experienced video journalist to join our team. A successful candidate should have a background in broadcast journalism, be passionate, able to bring ideas to the table, have good editorial judgement and exceptional communication skills.

Category Journalist/Reporter  Video Producer 
Location London, United Kingdom
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 15, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What will you be doing?
  • Shooting elements and interviews and composing off-air reports for breaking and feature new packages for all CBS News platforms in a timely manner.
  • Liaising with CBS News correspondents, producers and television crews to ensure the best quality reporting is upheld and all team members are appropriately informed.
  • Interviewing (asking questions) for necessary content.
  • Feeding television material to different locations, using LiveU or similar compression system.
  • Producing CBS News live reports from the field as breaking news warrants.
  • When necessary, editing material for transmission.
  • Producing edited news pieces in the London Bureau when necessary.
What are we looking for?
  • Ability to use LiveU or similar compression system
  • Basic editing skills
  • Editorial judgement which is proven to be balanced and objective when making decisions.
  • Good organisation, prioritising and planning skills
  • Proven experience working in broadcast journalism.
  • Flexible mindset and ability to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change.
  • Self-starter - pro-active, motivated and can work unsupervised if needed.
  • Enjoys learning on the fly
  • Passionate and committed to news
  • Sense of urgency, acting fast when needing to and alerting the necessary people
  • Thrives in a busy, dynamic, sometimes pressurised newsroom
  • Is calm and decisive but not afraid to ask for help if necessary
  • Interpersonal savvy –excellent communicator to all people internally and externally
  • Team player and ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of diverse people.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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