Senior Writer/Producer, CBS Sports Network

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Ref#: 34370
CBS Business Unit: CBS Sports Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
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 www.cbssportsnetwork.com.  

Description:
Sports Network is looking for a Writer/Producer with a strong creative sensibility.  This person will handle writing and producing promotions as well as working closely with internal and external designers to create break – through promotions.

Conceptualize, write, produce and direct promo campaigns to launch and support programming, games, special events and network brand initiatives
Supervise outside vendors and freelancers on projects: brainstorm ideas, develop scripts and give post-production feedback
Explore new creative approaches and “out of the box thinking” to Sports show promotion 
Help identify ways to strengthen and build the brand image of the network
Work in conjunction with Graphics, Print, Digital and Social Media departments to extend campaigns across all media platforms
Help manage and communicate project developments
Direct and supervise shoots
Mentor Writer/Producer and Associate Producer

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Qualifications:
Minimum of 5-7 years television promotion experience
Strong editorial judgment and creative abilities 
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of all aspects of video production and post-production
Sports knowledge a must
Bachelor’s degree


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