Producer, Special Projects, Newspath

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Ref#: 27632
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
Description:

Special Projects Producer will be responsible for the content creation and day-to-day maintenance of CBS Newspath social media platforms as well as field production of breaking and planned news events. Candidate should be proficient in graphic design and digital video production using The Adobe Creative Suite. The Special Projects Producer writes, designs, edits and distributes print, email, and video marketing material for planned special events to affiliates and international clients.

Duties include regular production and distribution of digital content for use on local affiliate web sites.

This position will also be part of the team of field producers coordinating news and entertainment remote broadcast logistics for local news broadcasts. Ability to travel is required.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have minimum 2-3 years of television production experience.
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong writing skills with attention to detail
  • Strong social media background
  • Exceptional written, organizational, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Publisher
  • Ability to create content independently and manage multiple projects
  • Strong interest in VR/360-degree video production
  • Experience producing live television in the field
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress
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