Christian Broadcasting Network
CBN News is an international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming 24 hours a day by cable, satellite, and the Internet. We are looking for a News Reporter to join our CBN News Bureau in Washington, D.C. as we offer today’s news headlines and stories that impact the global Christian community. This role is responsible for producing and reporting on news packages, stories, and special projects as assigned. If you love covering breaking news from our nation’s capital and have a desire to impact the world, you don’t want to miss this opportunity!
Essential Duties / Responsibilities
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications or equivalent work experience • Three to five (3 – 5) years’ previous experience of on-air reporting and ability to ad-lib in breaking news situations • Strong working knowledge of national and international news issues • Strong working knowledge of network news production processes • Proficient in new and emerging social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, and Periscope • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro or willingness to learn • Excellent, network-level writing and producing skills for broadcast and digital media • Excellent research and editorial skills • Excellent ability to write a news package • Strong interviewing and on camera skills • Excellent ability to analyze complex issues and present them in a compelling, redemptive manner • Ability to tell engaging stories on a wide variety of topics • Ability to cultivate necessary contacts and relationships crucial to producing great journalism • Proven ability to multitask within a deadline-driven environment • Excellent organizational skills and ability to consistently meet deadlines under pressure • Ability to flourish in a dynamic, fast paced environment • Ability to work independently and interface effectively with other teams • Ability to work nights and weekends • Ability to travel
Skills / Qualifications
The CBN News bureau is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. – perfect for someone who loves being where the action is! CBN offers a professional and challenging work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package. If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with CBN’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online by visiting www.cbn.com/jobs. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications. Please include a link to your portfolio.