Producer, CBS News Confirmed

38943

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time
Hybrid

 

 

CBS News is seeking a dynamic and hardworking Producer for its newly developed CBS News Confirmed team. Many external factors present new and existential threats to our credibility and to the trust our audiences place in us, so this team represents a solution to ensuring truth in our storytelling. This dedicated team of verification and fact check experts is committed to the highest journalistic standards that we pioneered and continue to set in the digital age.

 

The ideal candidate will be data driven, curious, have a firm command of journalistic standards and have a keen attention to detail with excellent newsgathering and researching skills. You must be able and willing to work newsroom hours, which includes nights, weekends and holidays – especially around critical political events.

 

The duties of the Producer, CBS News Confirmed will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Selecting relevant content based on research and data.
  • Developing copy for reporting as needed.
  • Understanding where and how to pull specific video footage and soundbites as necessary.
  • Participate in interdepartmental brainstorms, offering feedback and perspective.

 

Candidate qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in journalism, communications or related

  • 1 to 3 years of social media or newsroom experience
  • Demonstrated interest and proficiency in covering technology, business, politics and other current events in a strong, yet, unbiased way
  • Deep familiarity with broadcast, social media platforms, audiences, and standard processes
  • Experience in video verification and fact checking
  • Ability to multitask and perform at the highest levels under stress and tight deadlines
  • Great teammate who is able to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Strong writing, grammar and AP style background


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.  

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Hiring Salary Range: $110,000.00 - 140,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, 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.   

 

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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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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City