General Assignment Producer

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Ref#: 26916
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Distribution
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.
Description:

Award winning news magazine Inside Edition is seeking an experienced Producer to join our Los Angeles Bureau.

The successful candidate will pitch, research, develop, shoot, write and edit magazine stories as well as cover breaking news.

Applicant must have a passion for story-telling, extensive field experience and an ability to work in a fast past news environment.

Experience in entertainment journalism is a plus but having a hard news background is a must.  

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

*Pitch, research, develop, write and produce stories under deadline pressure

*Maintain and develop contacts that will generate exclusive stories

*Knowledge of Avid 1 News TV production systems and computer assisted reporting research

*Familiarity with all social media platforms

*Ability to work with on camera talent

*Strong communication skills

*Availability to travel extensively and work long hours including weekends and holidays

 

Qualifications:

*Minimum of five years’ experience working as a television news producer   

*Minimum of two years’ experience producing stories for a network or similar nationally syndicated magazine.

*Demonstrated ability to shoot and edit video for broadcast

*Bachelors’ degree in journalism or communications

*Must be willing to travel throughout the United States and beyond

*Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

*Must have a valid Drivers’ license

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