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Associate Producer - CBS Weekend News

34355

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.  

CBS News is seeking a hard-working, ambitious, and tech-savvy Associate Producer for the CBS Weekend News! You will join a team that has a passion for gathering information and telling stories.

 

The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, writing and video production skills. They are curious, composed, and constantly looking for ways to innovate – and possess a relentless attention to detail and knowledge in AP style.

 

In addition to duties at the CBS Weekend News, the Associate Producer will split their week at the CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell as a researcher. In the research role, the candidate will act as an off-air reporter, capturing editorial information for producers, correspondents, and writers on tight deadlines. This may include finding important statistics, studies, or government documents. A good understanding of primary sourcing and where to look for information is key.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist producers and correspondents with research under deadline pressure
  • Pitch, write, produce and edit original videos for our broadcast & social platforms
  • Produce with an editor broadcast’s headlines, VO’s and teases
  • Exercise editorial judgement in selection of content
  • Assist senior producers in control room duties
  • Coordinate feed and newsgathering, as needed

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in TV News
  • Strong news judgment and excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  • The candidate should be able to work in a fast paced environment and take direction well.
  • They must be a good colleague who is comfortable collaborating across platforms and departments.
  • Must be willing to work every weekend, holidays - and other shifts, as needed.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Hiring Salary Range: $56,000.00 - 70,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.   

 

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

 

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.

 

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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