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CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.

The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.

 

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 

Required Skills/Experience: 

Extensive experience in news topical promotion for a local station, network or cable. 

Solid knowledge of news platforms such as iNews, Stratus, news server edit 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 

 

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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