Digital Associate

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Ref#: 29459
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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Description:
Role Details:
We need a self-starter who anticipates the needs of the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements while also taking direction from producers for a 24-hour digital news channel. 

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Must be able to write, book guests and help produce other associated elements for the program, including coordinating with network reporters and other groups within the news organization.
  • Must be able to multi-task and is active in social media.
  • You must be a team player with exceptional organizational skills, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to both multi-task and keep a calm head under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.

Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have --
  • Must have minimum of 1-3 years work experience in Cable, Broadcast or Digital newsrooms producing segments, reporter hits as well as research, booking, newsgathering.
  • Experience writing and producing for television and ordering graphics is very important.
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure and continually react to breaking news with quick writing and creative storytelling.
  • Needs to be knowledgeable about social media and the competitive digital news environment.  
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills

You might also have --
  • Control room or TV studio experience and familiarity with ENPS is a plus.
  • Assignment Editor or Assignment Desk experience is another plus.

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 
EEO Statement:
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