Producer, CBS News and Stations Weather Unit

40371

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time
On-Site

 

 

The CBS News and Stations new Weather Unit is seeking an experienced field producer based in New York to serve as a driver of bold and distinctive weather coverage for linear and streaming platforms.

 

The successful candidate for this role must bring extensive field experience with correspondents and anchors and thrive in breaking news and live coverage. In addition, the successful candidate must be a skilled storyteller, who knows how to find and produce those very important personal and community stories. This producer must be familiar with the latest field producing technology and a desire to present the most visual and creative experience to our viewers. 

 

Previous experience covering all the major weather events is required.

 

Professional Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a field producer.
  • A track record of creating great live shots.
  • Ability to shoot video as needed.
  • Solid background in journalism and TV, including strong news judgment & critical thinking skills.
  • Deep understanding of news standards
  • Strong communication skills and ability to train and advise others.
  • Must be very detail oriented with ability to work on deadline.
  • Adept at responding to breaking news. 
  • Fluency with desktop editing 

 

Other Duties and qualifications:

  • Ability to travel when news events dictate.
  • Skilled at leading a team in stressful situations. 
  • Produce in high impact weather conditions with a safety-first mentality.
  • Work calmly with control room producers
  • Show flexibility when plans fail.


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