Producer - CBS Morning News


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York



CBS Mornings is in search of a Producer to work on the 4am show CBS Morning News! This position would work as part of a producing team to create a fast-paced, network news broadcast. The position calls for a proven background in journalism, television production and its required skills, including solid news judgment, rundown management, concise broadcast writing and critical thinking. It also requires a broad, current knowledge of national and world events. The Producer will collaborate with a team of writers to craft a dynamic and forward-looking broadcast. You will work closely with the network's news desks, and the senior staff at CBS Mornings to aggressively cover the big stories of the day and breaking news that happens overnight.



The candidate should have several years of experience producing network, cable, or local television news in a major market. This position requires someone with experience building a rundown, who can use video, graphics, and other elements to improve coverage of every story.


We are looking for someone who is a strong tease writer, who can efficiently keep a show to time, and is comfortable in a television control room. The incumbent should be proficient in AP writing style and have knowledge of ENPS. Familiarity with Avid Assist and NewsCutter is a plus.


Candidates should be able to focus on accuracy while working in a high-pressure live television environment.


The Producer will play a key role in all aspects of the broadcast! You will be charged with ensuring the CBS Morning News is not a recap of the previous day's news, but instead an urgent and fresh broadcast that sets the stage for CBS Mornings.


The shift will be overnight, producing in-person, between the hours of 9pm - 5am.

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, 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,, 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 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.  




Hiring Salary Range: $87,000.00 - 125,000.00. 


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


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


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