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Senior Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS News is seeking a freelance Senior Producer to help lead the BET newsmagazine that will be launching in November 2022. This is a 7 month, freelance position: October 2022 to April 2023 (with possibility of extension to long term freelance or staff)


The ideal candidate will have a firm command of journalistic standards, attention to detail, solid newsgathering and storytelling skills.

•    10-15 years of television news work experience.
•    5 years of experience leading a team or unit or show.
•    long form storytelling experience, strongly preferred.
•    Ability to deal with deadline pressure and react with thoughtful programming ideas and creative storytelling
•    Experience in show pre-planning, production, and post-production.
•    Experience working with and leading producers, editors, operational staff.
•    Strong editorial judgement.
•    Mastery of story structure, visual graphics, and elements.
•    Experience with breaking news.
•    Experience with multi-camera interviews.
•    Experience working with editors in assembling packages.
•    Experience working with on-air talent.

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