Digital Associate

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Ref#: 35800
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.

 
Check us out on The Muse, Instagram and YouTube for an inside look into 'Life At CBSi' through employee testimonials, office photos and company updates.
Description:
Your Day-to-Day:
  • Anticipates the needs of the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements while also taking direction from producers.
  • Rolls teleprompter
  • Writes readers and package introductions (including preparing graphics and selecting video); May assist on producing segments for CBSN.
  • Prepares the “ticker” that rolls during CBSN breaks
  • Prepares and prints hard copy scripts, research and wire reports for anchors. 
  • Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have –
  • Must have a minimum of 1-3 years work experience in Cable, Broadcast or Digital newsrooms.
  • Some experience writing and producing for television and ordering graphics.
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure and continually react to breaking news.
  • Needs to be knowledgeable about social media and the competitive digital news environment.  
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines and keep a calm head while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • 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 –
  • Experience producing segments, reporter hits as well as research, booking, news gathering.
  • Control room or TV studio experience and familiarity with ENPS.
  • Assignment Editor or Assignment Desk experience is another plus.
  • Must be able to multi-task and is active in social media. 
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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