Producer, Newspath, Wash D.C.Apply
Seeking a smart, creative, and enthusiastic Producer with strong leadership skills and a vision for success. This Producer coordinates news gathering from CBS affiliates and is the primary point of contact between CBS News and these stations. Excellent people/customer service skills are required.
This position will supervise Associate Producers and interns and be responsible for editing and publishing videos and synopsis from stations and assists in the transmission and distribution of live video and edited video.
Candidates must have strong editorial skills as well as highly developed relationship-building skills. This position requires high energy and persistence, as well as an understanding of TV newsgathering and transmission technology. The ability to effectively communicate with Newspath newsroom managers, network broadcast managers, and producers in other Newspath regions is essential. Candidates must be flexible with the ability to improvise unorthodox and innovative solutions.
Responsibilities include handling regional newsgathering projects, helping to coordinate coverage of breaking news, responding to video and editorial requests from CBS broadcasts, CBS affiliates and clients, and pitching original content.
- 5+ years producing experience in a professional newsroom required.
- Deep knowledge of political strong preferred
- Non-linear editing experience required.
- Demonstrated news judgment and experience with breaking news and live shots.
- Supervisory experience with the ability to motive a team is preferred.