Associate Digital Line Producer - CBSLA Local Streaming Network/Per Diem Union

Ref#: 33465
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
CBS Los Angeles is looking for an Associate Digital Producer/Per Diem who is a self-starter who will support the CBSN Local Los Angeles live streaming network. Primary responsibilities include production of our multimedia content for distribution to all digital platforms including mobile, desktop and OTT platforms.  The role requires close coordination with senior managers and digital line producers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to
•    Exercise editorial judgment in selection of content.
•    Write copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages.
•    Research and write questions for anchors for guest segments.
•    Write banners and quotes during breaking news.
•    Pitch and execute special feature and recurring segments.
•    Edit shows and stories as needed for all digital platforms

Requirements/Qualifications/Preferred Skills & Experience:

•    A minimum of 2 years work experience in broadcast and digital.
•    A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in the control room.
•    The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure and continually react to breaking news with smart programming and creative storytelling.
•    Strong communication skills to work effectively with different departments.
•    Time management skills.
•    Familiarity and working knowledge of digital video production-related techniques and online content management.
•    Knowledge about social media and the competitive digital news environment.
•    Familiarity with Inews and Crispin systems
•    Basic video editing skills.

Referral Instructions:

All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: (Internal applicants) or (External applicants) . This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions. NO PHONE CALLS

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