Broadcast Coordinating Producer - CBS News.com

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CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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Description:
Role Details:
  • Broadcast Coordinating Producers are lynchpin team members, responsible for making sure the reporting from CBS News' premium news brands finds the largest possible online audience.
  • Working closely with the broadcast teams and the homepage editors, BCPs identify opportunities to extend the reach of our best-loved news shows beyond their broadcast airtimes. 

Your Day-to-Day:
  • You'll help producers make best use of the footage their teams shoot for broadcast, but also take advantage of all the reporting that may not fit in a traditional linear schedule, but will help deepen our storytelling on our digital properties. 
  • Your work will appear on CBSNews.com, on our social accounts, on CBSN and via OTT platforms. 
  • You'll build relationships with broadcast producers to optimize scripts and packages for our online audience, and contribute to the CBS News newsgathering team more broadly.
  • You have a keen eye for the sharable moment in any piece of reportage and the key line in a script that will resonate with our online audience. 
  • You're curious about how audiences react to footage and how to reach them - we'll equip you with the tools to understand how content performs across the board, and you'll help broadcast teams understand what's catching fire online.
  • The ideal candidate is a web-native hard news fanatic who is able to work confidently across teams in a fast-paced news environment.
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
  • BA in Journalism or equivalent journalism degree
  • 3-5 years newsroom experience
  • Demonstrable hard news writing skills and an ability to edit video
  • Working knowledge of rundown software like ENPS, iNews, basic CMS fluency, and familiarity with editing video inAvid/Premier 
  • Fluency with Photoshop
  • Understanding of basic SEO concepts

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