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Push & Platform Editor

33843

New York, NY, US, 10019

Programming
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.  

 

The Push & Platforms Editor is responsible for growing the CBS News audience through push notifications, YouTube optimization and partner relationships. This editor should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, sending breaking news alerts across multiple platforms, running YouTube live streams to coincide with CBS News' live coverage and pitching content to distribution partners. They should be able to craft push alert language and write YouTube headlines that accurately represent a story and pique the audience's interest. The right candidate is a skilled writer with a strong news background who uses analytics to shape strategy!

 

You will work Monday-Friday, 12-8p ET. You may also work some holidays and to shift your schedule as needed.

 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Send app, web, Apple News and OTT alerts to segments of the audience based on user behavior and location
  • Curate and optimize the CBS News YouTube account, using a mix of editorial judgment, SEO and analytics to make decisions
  • Run livestreams for breaking news, hearings, news conferences and other live events
  • Produce YouTube stories and community posts
  • Send breaking emails, coordinate breaking email strategy and track performance
  • Help pitch content to distribution partners
  • Track and report back on analytics to help inform the team’s decisions
  • Write articles as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • You have 2+ years of experience in a digital breaking news environment and proven ability to react quickly as news develops
  • You're a strong writer and self-editor who can move quickly and with precision
  • You're deeply familiar with analytics platforms like Google Analytics, Omniture, Chartbeat and Parse.ly
  • You know how to craft a compelling headline following SEO best practices
  • You are collaborative and enjoy working across a number of teams

 

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