CBS Audio/CBS News Podcast Executive Producer

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Ref#: 38071
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.




Description:

CBS Audio Network and CBS News Radio seek a strong candidate to lead our podcasting team and initiatives. A focuses on the business, production, and marketing of podcasting across the entire portfolio. We create hit original podcasts based on popular IP like, Face the Nation, 48 Hours, and CBS Sunday Morning. This leader will be part of the senior team reasonable for managing our current catalog of shows and developing new opportunities, with a keen understanding of the on-demand digital audio space, production, and a sense of digital audio ad sales. This hands-on role requires the ability to work directly to support the show(s) and editorial staff's work along with outside third parties.

In addition to the current slate of shows, the Podcast EP will be responsible for creating and developing new content to expand into the audio space. The Podcast EP will be charged with exploring and developing new formats, executing new creative strategies, and creating and building on the audio storytelling platform established by CBS News and CBS Audio Podcast Universe.

The ideal candidate should have a strong news sensibility and be an experienced producer and audio storyteller who is well-versed in conversations around news, politics, pop culture, and race.


Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

Proven track record of success producing content in news, entertainment/music or sports.

REQUIREMENTS AND GENERAL SKILLS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Top-notch spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills
  • Meticulous attention to details; strong organizational skills
  • Ability to get things done through formal channels and an informal network
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Strong analytical, prioritization, problem-solving and negotiating skills
  • Willingness to work off-hours
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Strong audio editing skills and knowledge of podcasting and audio streaming
  • Extensive experience with content management systems
  • Experience in uploading content and FTP systems.
  • Experience working with scheduling databases or project management software a plus

EEO Statement:

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