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Associate Managing Editor

33844

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time
Hybrid

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.  

 

ROLE DETAILS


The Associate Managing Editor of CBSNews.com leads our site coverage during prime-time hours and manages a small team of writers and editors. This role is responsible for covering breaking news and producing stories for the website across a wide range of topics, including politics, health, crime and entertainment. We are looking for someone with strong news judgment who can write and edit clear, accurate, fact-driven copy and craft compelling headlines on deadline in a fast-paced environment. You should also have experience making strategic, data-informed decisions and managing people and projects in a digital newsroom. Scrupulous attention to detail, a cool head under pressure, and excellent communication skills are essential.

 

The hours for this shift are Monday–Friday, 3-11p ET (12-8p PT). You will be expected to work some holidays and shift your schedule as news breaks.

 

Your day-to-day:
● Oversee CBSNews.com’s coverage during your shift, determining the stories to prioritize and assign out to the team
● Spot, monitor and react to breaking news, ensuring speed and accuracy
● Manage a small team of writers and editors, working with them to shape their copy
● Write stories and run live blogs as needed

 

Qualifications:
● At least 5 years of experience in a digital newsroom
● A strong breaking news background and impeccable news judgment
● You are a skilled writer and editor who can work quickly on competitive stories
● You have experience managing writers and editors
● You’re an excellent multitasker, capable of juggling short-term and long-term projects while reacting to news of day
● You are SEO-savvy and use analytics to inform content strategy

 

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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City