Video Producer - CBS

Ref#: 28186
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/Division Overview:
We are an enthusiastic group leading the future of media and technology. Our diverse blend of  brands include: TVGuide, Download, Chowhound, Metacritic, GameSpot,, Metrolyrics,, ET, CNET, CBSN and

Role Details:
We are seeking a skilled video editor responsible for editing, producing and posting video for the various CBS News Digital platforms, including CBSN and This also includes original content as well as video from CBS News broadcasts and other content partners.
Responsibilities include finding best and most suitable editorial content, navigating CBS content management systems and work with different editorial and technical teams across divisions.

Your Day-to-Day:
Fulfill the needs of the daily news shows that get produced for CBSN; this includes but is not limited to: sourcing assets for the segments of the show, communicating with DA’s, AP’s and Producers, laying in cover for pre-tapes and putting together still strings.
QC’ing videos before they get pushed to air. This includes but is not limited to: ensuring proper color correction is applied when needed, checking that audio levels are at their proper value and making sure there are no flash frames in video elements.
Using ENPS to see what needs to be done for each show.
Using Avid Interplay and Avid Media Central to source videos that are needed.
Applying effects to video such as: spot shadows, blurs, tracked highlights, vignettes, etc.
Ensuring that video courtesies are spelled correctly and in alignment with our practices.
Building out edits for special segments that air daily and weekly.

Key Projects:
Help shape the content and quality of each of our daily shows.
Stay up-to-date with related technologies that can improve and help our workflows
Keep current with new features and updates as it pertains to our Avid Media Composer/Newscutter NLE and its correlating infrastructure.
Video edit more complex projects such as show opens, CBSN Originals, Web extras, exclusives, sponsored segments and podcasts.
Utilize creativity on how best to execute ideas that are told through the video medium.
Develop innovative ideas and methods to present stories in the digital news space.
What You Bring To the Team:

You have:
A minimum of 5 years experience as a video editor and/or producer for broadcast, cable or digital news.
Network-level editorial judgment, creative storytelling and editing skills and ability to advance editorial vision.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully in fast-paced news environment with intense deadline pressure while maintaining a high level of quality with executing video edits in an Avid based video ecosystem.
The ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud: Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop helpful.
Must be able to multi-task and work collaboratively with editorial and technical teams across platforms and with different content partners.

You might also have:
Expert level efficiency with Avid Media Composer/Newscutter.
Expertise with Adobe Premiere Pro.
Experience working with After Effects.
Solid experience with ENPS.
Experience shooting video.

*This is a pipeline posting.

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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