Associate Producer - CBS This MorningApply
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 smart, creative, and enterprising Associate Producer with strong research skills and solid writing experience. This person will have a firm command of journalistic standards, a keen attention to detail, and excellent news-gathering skills. They must also be calm and efficient during breaking news and a collaborative member of a newsroom.
This role is responsible for producing live interview segments as well as writing and producing day-of-air tape packages. The AP will also be responsible for various segments in the show, including Morning Headlines. The ideal candidate will have field experience and experience working with high-profile guests. They must also have a strong mastery of visual graphics and elements to support such interviews.
* 4+ years TV news experience
* Strong editorial judgement and excellent writing skills
* Ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
* Understanding of newsgathering and transmission technology
* Strong research skills and familiarity with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis
* Must be willing and able to work a Sunday through Thursday schedule
* Must be willing to work overnights