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Associate Producer (CW KTVT-TV)

10609

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76103

Production
Fort Worth
Full-Time

 

 

CBS News station in Dallas-Fort Worth has several immediate openings for a dynamic hardworking Associate Producer/ Writer-Editor. Our new initiative has created a local news innovation lab home of a curated team to experiment with next-generation storytelling, data journalism, new product testing, workflows, and production models for the future. We seek a highly competitive news professional that thrives creatively, can identify smart relevant breaking news, presents strong multi-platform writing skills, excellent news judgment, and proven advanced storytelling while maintaining the utmost professionalism.

 

Come build your talents with us. Be part of our exciting new innovation launch and join our amazing team located in Fort Worth!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Writing stories for on air, online and social platforms
  • Create Impactful headlines and teases for the broadcast
  • Craft show rundowns that meet the station mission for memorable, original content
  • Create easy to understand graphics and identify all production elements required to produce a newscast
  • Must independently work, be a self-starter, and have excellent communication skills


Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements: 

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in writing for a television news outlet in a medium or large market preferred
  • Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred
  • Must be driven, innovative, self-directed and independently work while meeting critical deadlines. Willing to work a flexible work schedule.
  • Willing to work a varied work schedule.


This position is based in Fort Worth working together with other CBS Stations.
To learn more about the exciting launch of the Local News Innovation Lab, click below: 

https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/cbs-news-and-stations/releases/view?id=58934

 

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. 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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas