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Per Diem Associate Digital Line Producer


Chicago, IL, US, 60602

Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.

The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.


It’s a new era in local news!  If you have the innate curiosity of a journalist, and a passion for innovating, CBS 2 Chicago wants to hear from you.  We’re looking for an Associate Digital Line Producer to work on CBS News Chicago’s local live streaming network. The ADLP will be at the forefront of transforming our business model, working with our broadcast producers, digital producers and control room to serve our audience with quality live and video content on our OTT platform.

The role requires close coordination with the Digital Line Producer and broadcast line producers during live news programs. The ADLP will also edit video and assist with writing headlines and maximizing SEO and shareability of CBS News-Chicago content.

•    Assisting with timing in a control room environment.
•    Helping code and stack rundown content at the direction of the DLP and broadcast line producers with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
•    Anticipate the needs of the DLP and the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements while also taking direction from senior producers.
•    Helping to coordinate with broadcast line producers during live news programs.
•    Assisting with building show rundowns.
•    Editing video for CBS News Chicago stories.
•    Other duties, as assigned.


Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous


•    Recent college grad with 1+ years of experience preferred in helping to create and build show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.
•    Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.
•    Thorough knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.
•    Familiarity with Edius or other non-linear editing systems and ENPS and iNews.
•    Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.
•    Experience with Crispin and iNews a big plus.
•    Understanding of SEO.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago