Senior Producer, CBSN

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Ref#: 28684
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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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:
  • The Senior Producer is responsible for creative and editorial planning and direction of daily CBSN programming.
  • S/he works closely with the Executive Producer of live programming to make sure EP’s news vision and standards are reflected in daily content, and that guest bookings are of the highest quality and expectations.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Oversees and gives guidance and feedback to other Senior Producers on blocking each news hour, and holds show review sessions/critiques.
  • Helps drive breaking news coverage to ensure urgency, accuracy, and compelling content.
  • Identifies and helps recruit personnel; supervises staff scheduling.
  • Will coordinate content integration across platforms (digital/social/broadcast).
  • Will manage 1 Unit Manager, who has a team of 10+
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have--
  • 7-10 yrs experience at a senior level, including handing breaking news, supervising a control room, stacking a live rundown, strong writing and copyediting skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, coach and mentor junior staff to become leaders
  • Strong and dynamic oral and written communication skills both for editorial and technical staff.  
  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of digital and television production, including line producing.

You might also have –
  • Ability to monitor real-time analytics to guide coverage.

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.

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