Ticker Operator

Ref#: 35205
CBS Business Unit: CBS Sports Network
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS Sports Network (CBSSN), the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, televises nearly 600 live events and over 3,000 hours of live programming every year including live college football, college basketball, and more from the MW, AAC, Big East, C-USA, A-10, Army, Navy, and the Patriot League. CBSSN is also the home to Professional Bull Riding and Arena Football League.

CBSSN has become the extension of CBS Sports sharing talent and graphics as well as providing support coverage of every major event that CBS produces including Super Bowl 50, SEC football, NCAA Tournament, The Masters, and PGA Championship.


CBS Sports Network is searching for a motivated, self-starting sports enthusiast to join its Operations team as a Freelance Ticker Operator. The position will report to the Director, Operations and is a fit for someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about sports, is proactive and has a desire to contribute to the network. 

This role will assist in the production of content for the ticker to provide content and context while ensuring the accuracy of live news and information. 


  • Writing and editing news and information in a real-time environment 
  • Making editorial decisions 
  • Ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of on-air content 
  • Researching original content for use on-air    



  • Working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Extensive knowledge of NCAA football and basketball, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and other sports
  • Highly proactive with the ability to multitask under pressurein a fast-paced environment
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Ability to work weeknights, weekends and holidays

Education Requirements:

4-year college degree or equivalent work experience required


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