Senior Writer

Ref#: 25973
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Distribution
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Burbank, 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.

CBS Television Distribution is looking for a senior digital writer to create content for the website and distribution network of a successful syndicated talk show.

Identify intriguing clips from daily syndicated talk show episodes and write compelling complimentary articles. Work closely with legal team to ensure fascinating content remains non-biased. The writer is an integral part of the digital team and will also work closely with the social/digital marketing team.  
• Bachelor’s degree preferred 
• Minimum of 3 years writing experience
• Must be 18 years or older 
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 

Desired Characteristics
• Adept at working in a team setting under tight deadlines. 
• Strong problem-solving skills. 
• Desire to explore and create new content avenues and models. 
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently 
• Strong interpersonal skills: Must be motivated and work well with others as a team player 
• Proactive thinker/self-starter 
• Detail oriented 
• Quick thinker 
• Strong communication skills, including verbal and interpersonal. 
• Knowledge of digital and new media platforms and integration (Web, Mobile, Social Media) 
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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