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Multi-Platform Executive Producer, Weekends (CBS KTVT-Fort Worth)

33469

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76103

Production
Fort Worth
Full-Time
On-Site

 

 

The Now Newscast/Innovation Lab seeks a dynamic Multi-Platform Executive Producer. Come bring your creativity, collaboration, and impactful storytelling abilities to our nimble team. If you’re a self-starter, excel in a fast-paced multi-platform media environment, have excellent writing, proof reading, producing skills, and excel under the pressure of deadlines as well as being a solutions-oriented manager, then we are looking for you. 

 

Must have a clear vision of how to build engaging content on multiple platforms, journalism processes, and ethics.  This includes story development, script approvals, daily editorial meetings, from inception to completion. Be part of our exciting new-innovation launch and join our amazing team located in Fort Worth, where quality of life can actually-be affordable! 

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing in a team environment with the ability to lead and inspire, by example
  • Direct a team that writes, produces engaging content, including writing headlines, teases, cold opens, graphic animations
  • Training team members to work accurately, responsibly and with a sense of urgency in a calm yet driven manner while focused on the task at hand
  • Anticipating the needs regarding video, graphics, scripts, and other elements while also taking direction from senior news managers
  • Coordinating with show producers
  • Overseeing show/cut-in rundowns

 

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or allied field preferred
  • Experience as a News Manager preferred with at least two of those years in a medium or large market
  • 2+ years’ experience in creating and building show rundowns in media, cable, broadcast, or digital environment
  • Demonstrated success operating in a fast-paced control room
  • Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write and edit headlines
  • Nonlinear editing skills is a plus
  • Available as needed to meet the business needs
  • Fill in produce newscasts as needed 
  • Collaborate with the team to advance standard operating procedures for producers and associate producers

 
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