Executive Producer - CBS News.com

Ref#: 29020
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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Role Details:
The Executive Producer is the leader of the CBS News Live stream, a 24/7 live and interactive newscast. He/she is responsible for creating and executing on the editorial and programming vision.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • The EP will work closely with CBSNEWS.com Executive editor and Director of Video in creating the stream/web video style and custom content.
  • The EP report directly to the Sr. Executive producer of CBS News Digital (CBS Interactive) as part of the senior team responsible for the operation inclusive of stream , web and social media.  

Key Projects:
  • The EP is responsible for strategic vision of CBSN program development, production style, editorial initiatives and staffing structure. The EP works on the continuing evolution of CBSN-- the look, the programming and the talent.
  • The EP is the liaison to  the broadcast programs and other related CBS properties for content partnerships and integration into the stream (CNET, ET, Newspath etc.).
What you bring to the team:
  • Must be a skilled manager, 7-10 years experience in managing a mid- to large staff.
  • Must be able to give feedback and develop staff.
  • Must have 7-10 yrs experience at a senior producer level, including running control room, stacking a rundown, juggling live breaking news.
  • Strong writing & copyediting skills and must be able to conceptualize complex ideas for video and live graphics.
  • Must have solid news judgment and understand CBS News brand and standards.
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Must have demonstrated professional and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate with producers, anchors and technical staff
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends
  • Must have substantive knowledge of the digital news space and social media.

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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