Associate Producer- 60 Minutes (London)

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Ref#: 36857
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: London, United Kingdom

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Description:

60 Minutes is seeking an Associate Producer with excellent research and reporting skills to work in support of a producer / correspondent team on the broadcast. The ideal candidate must have strong editorial judgment, good knowledge of news and current events, and a keen attention to detail. They should be creative, collaborative, enterprising, and have a track record of working on in-depth, complex investigations. The position is based in London.

Responsibilities include:

•             Working with the producer to pitch and develop stories

•             Participating in all aspects of editorial research and pre-production, including reporting stories, assembling research materials, finding interview subjects, conducting pre-interviews and assisting in writing interview questions

•             Setting up shoots and interviews, including coordinating travel, logistics and schedules

•             Researching, reviewing, and helping clear all archival and third-party material

•             Assisting in the scripting process, as directed and when needed

•             Fact-checking throughout the process; preparing a footnoted and checked final script before broadcast


Qualifications:

Qualifications and Requirements include:

•             Extensive journalism experience, including primary source reporting

•             Ability to multi-task and work under deadline

•             Willingness to travel, sometimes on weekends and/or extended periods of time

•             Familiarity with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis and Pacer

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