Digital News Video Producer

Ref#: 28120
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX, 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 in Dallas/Fort Worth has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital News Video Producer.

The Digital News Video Producer will be part of a unique and nimble team – based in DFW – that will quickly create custom video news packages for use on all CBS O&O market television web sites. 

The ideal candidate will be solutions oriented with a positive 'can-do' attitude willing and ready to face unique challenges in an ever-changing multimedia landscape. 

CBS is looking for a strong producer and writer with a passion for story-telling. Candidate duties include creating scripts for news packages, teases and graphics for use in building online video packages. Candidate should be familiar with different writing techniques for both the spoken and written word and have the ability to quickly construct a cogent story from CBS and wire reports as well as tweets and releases from verified news sources like CBS Newspath and the Associated Press.  Candidate should have a strong social media background. Candidate will also be expected to contribute story ideas and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings as needed. 

The Digital News Video Producer should also be able to perform well under deadline pressures.

The Digital News Video Producer position requires a clear understanding of journalism process and ethics. Candidate must possess excellent writing and proofing skills and is expected to create content for both web and social media platforms that is creative, concise, of excellent quality and free of typographical errors.  

The Digital News Video Producer should be familiar with non-linear editing basics. Candidate should be able to generate quality written and video news, sports, and entertainment content and be able to create basic Photoshop graphic content.

Candidate should possess strong digital media acumen; knowledge of online trends and social media platforms.  

Software Experience Preferred:
Adobe Suite of Products with focus on Adobe Premiere
Microsoft Office Suite
Social Media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat
Avid iNews

Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or allied field preferred; Excellent organizational and communication skills required; Must be results-oriented, innovative, and demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills.

HOURS: This is a full-time position. Candidate will be expected to be available as the schedule demands.

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