Senior Producer, Special Projects

Ref#: 31052
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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Role Details:
This position is key to CBSN production of ongoing specials and short term and long term assignments/projects. The Senior Producer of Special Projects is responsible for developing and overseeing the production of original, newsworthy series and specials as well as sponsored segments that are in line with our various franchises.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Conceptualize content initiatives around CBSN’s digital content and original series
  • Coordinate with CBS Digital and CBS News news production teams.
  • Coordinate with the the CBSN technical team.

Key Projects:
  • Contribute to the development and evolution of original series and content of CBSN. 
  • Strategize with the CBSN Originals documentary team 
  • Create and oversee long term projects that will help grow the CBSN brand
What you bring to the team:
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in a fast-paced tv/web newsroom
  • At least 5 years experience in content and line producing
  • Creativity
  • Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent
  • Experience in rights and clearances of video and photographic content
  • Strong editorial skills and the ability to vet sources, internally and externally
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Strong understanding of both domestic and international news.
  • Must exercise network level news judgment and professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal skills
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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