Archives Librarian, CBS News
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, 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.
Strong communication and customer service skills are needed to perform work in the CBS News Archive dealing with various CBS News Unit’s Producers, Broadcast Associates and outside Sales clients. A strong skill set includes understanding of current events and history. Monitoring the Avid Digital Asset Management System for incoming orders from the CBS News Units. Tape orders are fulfilled and digital files are restored. The contact person is notified when the order is completed. Strong technical skills are needed to operate and navigate the Preservation/Ingest Room with various tape formats being digitized. Knowledge of cataloguing metadata using keywords for all CBS News footage obtained in the CBS News Archives.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled