Manager, News Show - ET Digital

Ref#: 35850
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Burbank, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS 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:
We are the digital counterpart to the iconic syndicated TV show Entertainment Tonight. ET Digital produces content for both ET Live, our 24/7 pop culture and entertainment news streaming network, and ETonline, a top three entertainment news network and the No. 1 producer of entertainment video online for more than 2 years straight, according to comScore.

Role Details:
We’re looking for a dynamic and innovative manager to serve as a showrunner for a daily digital news show. This is a unique opportunity to build a premium pop culture and entertainment news franchise show, which will stream on ET Live and other digital distribution points like, social platforms and other partners. As the leader of this team, you must have strong news judgement, the ability to juggle multiple -- often competing -- priorities, an understanding of the ET brand and a sense of innovation that will help us build a younger audience

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Run daily pitch meeting with small team of producers and delegate daily assignments
  • Coordinate with brand stakeholders within Digital and Broadcast to build the show rundown
  • Work with producers/editors to leverage existing production assets and create new ones, as needed
  • Approve all scripts; ensure video and graphic elements meet quality and editorial standards
  • Oversee the daily ‘live-to-tape’ production of the show in booth, the polish in edit and the production of promotional material for streaming and social needs
  • Work with team leads and brand stakeholders to ensure the finished product is legally and creatively approved and consistent with style and brand guidelines
  • Produce live breaking news or red carpet coverage, as needed
  • Provide consistent feedback to the team
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • 4+ years working as a producer in digital or broadcast
  • 2+ years of running a daily show
  • Experience covering all facets of entertainment news: breaking news, live events, red carpets, awards shows,celebrity interviews, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, as coverage needs dictate
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Passion for pop culture and a native understanding of the digital entertainment space
You might also have -
  • A keen awareness of a digital media landscape that is constantly evolving and adapting as business needs change and audiences shift their attention and how that will affect our brands
  • Enthusiasm for working in a news environment that can be different every day
  • An unmistakable sense of urgency and ambition to be at the top of the competitive set
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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