Associate Producer- Booking (CBS This Morning-DC)

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Ref#: 36078
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, 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.




Description:

Associate Producer in the Booking Department in our DC location is responsible pitching, booking interviews on day-to-day coverage, futures planning and breaking news.

Description:

·         Finding and pitching story ideas

·         Coordinate logistics for taped interviews and live remote interviews, including guest suggestions, and booking guests

·         Research and write proposals

·         Work on various guest bookings and long-term assignments

·         Travel when necessary, flexible on schedule

·         Willingness to work long hours in breaking news situation or when a story requires


Qualifications:

Skills/Experience:

·         3+ years of experience with strong editorial judgment

·         Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience

·         An established network of contacts

·         Strong communication skills

·         Strong organizational and writing skills


EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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