Writer/Video Producer - CBSNews.com

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Description:

CBSNews.com is seeking a writer/video producer for its MoneyWatch section. Duties include 1) writing and editing stories for a national audience that wants to know how the latest financial news affects their lives as consumers, workers and investors; 2) creating video, graphics and social media assets to enhance story coverage and shareability, and 3) managing MoneyWatch’s home page and topic pages to drive traffic and engagement while maintaining the integrity and reputation of CBS News.

The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong writing and editing skills, and a proven ability to craft and shape stories that matter to mass audiences through text, video and graphics.

The role requires the ability to multi-task in a digital newsroom environment that values teamwork and appreciates colleagues who handle daily deadline pressures with aplomb. An understanding of SEO best practices and facility with social media are essential.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree

At least four years experience in journalism (or a journalism-related field)

Must successfully pass a background check.

Preferred:

Master’s degree in journalism

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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