Content Producer

Ref#: 35802
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Your Day-to-Day:
  • Plan and execute content and formatting of show rundowns.
  • Plan and execute international and domestic segments.
  • Own and master the day’s International, national and political news.
  • Work closely with our senior show production team in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and handle breaking news for a 24 hour international and domestic digital news channel. 
  • Work with Senior Producers Line Producers and Producers on standards, rights and clearances and focus the editorial direction of language for the anchors, correspondents and on screen graphics
  • Prepare Anchors for segment 
  • Write and customize copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages
  • Pitch, research & execute special, feature & recurring segments
  • Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network
What you bring to the team:
You have –
  • 3+ years working as a show producer.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Fundamental background in journalism and media, including strong news judgment & critical thinking skills
  • Impeccable grammar and spelling
  • A passion for news both domestic and international news.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to train and advise associate producers, production assistants and junior staff in writing and editing broadcast copy.
  • Command of AP style and broadcast writing.
  • Detail oriented with ability to work and write calmly and efficiently in high stress, intense deadline, live TV environment
  • Must pass comprehensive CBS News Digital writing test.
  • Be able to multi-task and manage multiple assignments for regular programming as well as rolling breaking news coverage.
  • Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network
  • You must be a team player with, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task 
You might also have –
  • Knowledge of ENPS and INews preferred
  • Strong understanding of digital and social media
  • Knowledge and a passion for the future of digital media
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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