Freelance Production Assistant

Ref#: 32849
CBS Business Unit: CBS Sports Network
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, airs more than 400 live games annually, showcasing an array of college and professional sports, as well as in-depth studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network also provides extensive shoulder programming around CBS Sports’ Championship events, including the Super Bowl, The Masters and PGA Championship.

CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers including Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to  


CBS Sports Network is seeking a Production Assistant with a strong creative sensibility, well-developed writing skills, experience with Adobe Premier, and a passion for sports.

Assist producers and associate producers in the production and post-production of long- and short-form content.
Research footage, photos, and music for use in features and documentaries.
Research facts and stories.
Assist with field shoots, carry equipment, take notes and help with logistics.
Manage and organize releases.
Submit music, footage, and photo clearance paperwork.
Assist in the management of the Original Programming archive.
Trans-code and organize footage, maintain footage logs.
Maintain gear closet.
Job entails extensive travel, weekend work, and long hours.

Knowledge of Adobe Premier.
Extensive sports knowledge.
Media management experience.
Strong writing skills.
Ability to work within a group.
Bachelor’s Degree.

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