8am Supervising Producer - CBS This Morning

Ref#: 35136
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


CBS This Morning is seeking a supervising producer for its 8am hour. I deal candidate will have a strong background in journalism and exceptional television production skills. You will help manage a team of producers and editors as they cover pieces for CBS This Morning that vary from news of day, medical, consumer, financial, and lifestyle. You will work with correspondents to edit scripts and develop story pitches. You will communicate with the senior production team, including the executive producer.

Candidates must be decisive multi-taskers who are recognized for their journalistic judgment and ability to remain calm in high-pressure newsroom environments. The position requires a broad and current knowledge of national and world events as well as strong writing and editing skills. The ideal candidate is a leader that inspires teams, both on-the-air and behind-the-scenes, to perform at their highest levels while meeting strict deadlines. The ability to communicate with other managers and producers across the news division is essential.

This position requires an understanding of newsgathering and broadcasting technology. An ideal candidate will constantly be seeking ways to innovate. You will strive to find new and compelling ways every day to generate ideas for original content.



Minimum 8-10 years experience working in news and/or production experience

High level of competency in writing and producing

Ability to work under deadline

Ability to recognize stories with a high potential of producing compelling television; deep knowledge current events

Exceptional understanding of broadcast and video production

Exceptional writing, organizational, time-management, and planning skills

Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require

Demonstrated ability to make editorial decisions under pressure 


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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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