Supervising Producer, CBS This Morning, Wash DC

Ref#: 32815
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 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

CBS This Morning is looking for a Supervising Producer to work the overnight shift. The Supervising Producer will be responsible for reviewing and approving scripts, handling breaking news, launching stories, and preparing the show for broadcast. Candidates must have excellent script-writing abilities, attention to detail, and strong news judgement. Ideal candidate should also be a leader, calm under pressure, and experienced managing a team of producers. Must be willing to work overnight and flexible hours.


  • Minimum 10 years experience as a producer and/or senior-level producer on a news program; extensive script approval experience required 
  • Field experience required, control room experience a plus
  • Must have management experience in a newsroom
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional written, organizational, and verbal communication skills

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