Digital Writer/Producer,

Ref#: 31580
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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Brand Overview: is a category leader in comScore video and a top 10 YouTube property that serves more than 450 million video views per month. The IE digital team produces dozens of digital articles and videos a day, repackages broadcast content for digital distribution and is developing original, digital series.

Role Details:
We are seeking an ambitious self-starter to write digital news articles and video packages for Saturday through Wednesday. The ideal candidate must be a confident decision maker who can handle multiple tasks independently at weekends. They must be comfortable working within a CMS and turning video packages around in record time. Social media experience is a plus.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Identify emotionally driven stories and viral videos before they’re covered by online competitors
  • Accurately report on multiple stories and video packages each day
  • Conduct interviews and track down video and photo permissions for digital packages
  • Craft compelling digital stories based on Inside Edition’s broadcast reports
  • Post to social media platforms at weekends
  • Schedule is Saturday through Wednesday

Key Projects:
  • Create compelling galleries, quizzes and polls that increase onsite engagement and UVs
  • Pitch, research and produce special projects, including original shoots and videos
  • Working within SEO guidelines to create smart headlines and boost search traffic
  • Contributing to a team that’s open to trying new ideas in a welcoming environment
What you bring to the team:
  • BA or BS degree (or equivalent experience), 3+ years' working for a digital news organization
  • A great nose for news, excellent headline-writing skills and knowledge of SEO
  • Experience with video production, including script writing, VO and iNews
  • Strong communication skills and pride in maintaining incredible attention to detail 
  • The ability to multitask while responding to the quick pace of news
  • A solid understanding of Inside Edition’s content and voice
You may also have:
  • Experience creating and posting compelling social media content that drives engagement
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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