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Associate Producer (Remote)

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New York, NY, US, 10019 Chicago, IL, US, 60602 Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222 Southfield, MI, US, 48033 San Francisco, CA, US, 94111 Atlanta, GA, US, 30345 Miami, FL, US, 33172 Seattle, WA, US, 98109 Studio City, CA, US, 91604 Boston, MA, US, 02134 West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605 Fort Worth, TX, US, 76103 Baltimore, MD, US, 21211 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130 Saint Petersburg, FL, US, 33716

Production
New York
Full-Time
Fully Remote

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

 

Description:

 

Come join our team!

 

This role works for Network News Service (NNS), an ABC, CBS, FOX News Cooperative with more than 500 member stations. NNS provides LIVE Breaking news (8,100 LIVE feeds last year) to all three Networks. In this position you will work alongside colleagues from ABC and FOX as the sole representative of NNS during the crucial overnight and early morning hours. While this is a CBS position, you will provide content to the Cooperative.

 

Applicants should have a strong combination of editorial, operational, and logistics experience. Must be able to supervise newsroom operations and editorial content, including, but not limited to, reacting optimally to live breaking news and network requests for coverage and/or affiliate video.

 

The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills, understand how to use social media to discover and track stories, and possess the news judgment to prioritize coverage. The candidate must know the digital “tools of the trade”, including IP-based transmission systems like LiveU, TVU, and LTN, as well as file-based video transfer. Excellent customer service skills are a must. Assignment Desk experience is a plus.

This is a full-time Work from Home position.

 

Snapshot of Responsibilities:

  • Work with partner networks and their affiliates to plan and coordinate live and breaking news coverage.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with partners’ national and regional desks
  • Prepare daily news coverage plans for partners
  • Supervise WFH newsroom operations as required
  • Assist with NNS news futures planning
  • Maintain partner news standards and practices
  • Support the strategic goals and mission of NNS

 

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Proven understanding of IP-based transmission
  • Good editorial judgment as well as strong logistical skills.
  • Experience in broadcast or affiliate news services a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity as is being detail oriented and being able to react quickly and decisively under deadline pressure.
  • Requires working flexible hours, though this is primarily an Overnight Lead position

 

 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.


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