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Ref#: 33933
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, 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.).
Description:
  • Dynamic producer to passionately lead a team of anchors, reporters, photographers, editors and other journalists.
  • Enterprise and craft compelling stories and creative newscasts that meet station goals.
  • Engage and coach anchors, including weather and sports, to showcase effective on-air teamwork.
  • Work closely with news managers to evaluate value-added content and strategize the changing audiences.
  • Use video, live pictures, graphics, props, social media, anchor involvement and the other tools of television to deliver meaningful, memorable and distinctive news.
  • Write extensively on a tight deadline, including graphics and script copy. 
  • Ensure newscast’s timeliness, accuracy, fairness, quality and compliance with all FCC requirements.

Qualifications:
Required:
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a producer in commercial television news. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications required.


Preferred:
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, demonstrating superior ability in use of both spoken and written language, as well as effectiveness working in teams and on tight deadline.

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