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Paramount Anchor in Boston, Massachusetts

WBZ-TV, the CBS-owned & operated station in Boston, is looking for an experienced and passionate multi-skilled Anchor / Reporter to join our news team. The ideal candidate brings credibility, dynamic presentation, warmth and confidence to our newscasts. This person is an outstanding communicator on-air, online and on social media platforms. They must demonstrate the ability to handle breaking news effortlessly, report and produce original content from the field and have the stamina and energy to anchor for several hours. In addition to on-air duties, this position will represent WBZ News at a variety of public and station events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Proven success in enterprise reporting as well as producing compelling stories that empower, connect, reach, and engage audiences through an empathetic lens that makes a difference in the community and give a voice for those left unheard

Comfortably report live and recorded, scripted and unscripted, with clarity, accuracy and confidence

Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content and newsworthy stories

Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness

Write clearly and understand how to captivate viewers/readers, and use video and graphics to illustrate story facts and ideas

Build sources, generate story ideas and participate in editorial meetings in order to engage our audience

Must be able to shoot and edit video, utilize iNews rundowns, edit scripts and coordinate with crews in the field

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum 5 years experience on-air, preferably in a top 20 market

Passionate storyteller who wants to make a difference in the communities we serve

Must have very strong social media skills and be able to contribute on all platforms

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends

Must be a team player, able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task

College degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcasting preferred; equivalent experience

WBZ-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nations #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH ODONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todays digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

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

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to paramountaccommodations@paramount.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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