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Producer - Long Format

33784

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
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.  

 

CBS Reports is looking for a Producer to pitch, develop and produce original, engaging half-hour stories for our premium documentary series. We’re looking for a proven journalist who also has experience in documentary television and/or filmmaking, with a track record of producing compelling, provocative and intelligent stories.


YOUR DAY-TO-DAY:
-  Research, pitch, field produce

-  Outline and script documentaries

-  Light and shoot interviews, b-roll and stand ups

-  Direct field DP

-  Collaborate with CBS Reports supervisors during all phases of pitching, production, and post

-  Complete media management and organizational tasks associated with production

-  Coordinate and schedule productions, including booking travel, hotels, transportation, and submitting expense reports

-  Coordinate deliverables after the documentary is complete, including but not limited to: short article(s) about the doc, images from the doc, story summaries, clips for social media and promotion across company platforms, and re-purposing materials for other formats across CBS News.

-  Producing projects from start to finish

-  NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


QUALIFICATIONS:
What you bring to the team:

-  5+ years of experience in video journalism or documentary production

-  Solid understanding of journalism standards of attention to editorial detail and story balance as well as the appropriate use of audio & video edits.

-  Skilled in building narratives through visual storytelling

-  Experience with both hosted and non-hosted formats is a plus

-  Highly organized, with excellent communication skills

-  Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

-  Ability to work independently and met hard deadlines

-  Strong time management skills and ability to balance several projects

-  Creative problem solver

-  Strong writing

-  A passion for bringing news stories and cultural topics to life

-  Ability to shoot b-cam

 

You might also have -

-  Familiarity with Adobe Premiere Pro a plus

 

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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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