Sr. Coordinating Producer, Consumer Business Technology


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York
Fully Remote



CBS News is looking for a collaborative, creative, driven Senior Coordinating Producer to develop, produce, and lead all aspects of breakthrough consumer, business and technology content for multiple platforms. The candidate will be a proven leader who knows how to manage competitive coverage on a reporting beat, as well as urgently contribute to breaking news coverage, while maintaining the highest standards in news gathering and production. This person will work directly with CBS News and Stations correspondents, producers, photographers, and managers to facilitate collaboration, create and maximize winning content, and manage resources.  The candidate should demonstrate a passion for and an in-depth understanding of this beat, and have a track record of successfully leading original reporting and breaking news coverage related to this content genre across platforms.


Key Responsibilities: 
•    Research and develop unique story ideas to report on consumer, personal finance, business, and technology issues, with focus on solutions and innovation that benefit consumers.
•    Facilitate highly effective collaboration and frequent communication inside the consumer/business/technology team, and with partners and managers across CBS News and Stations.
•    Create compelling content that’s customized to serve the needs of multiple shows, streaming, and other platforms across CBS News and Stations.
•    Develop a long-term editorial strategy, including marquee enterprise reporting, as well as tactics for rapid response to breaking news.
•    Manage daily and long-term workflow and content execution of staff, including assignments, timelines, and resource prioritization.
•    Produce and write stories independently and in partnership with others.
•    Coordinate editorial processes, including pitches, story development, script approval, fact checking and legal review. Ensure completeness, balance, and diverse points of view in reporting, in addition to accurate, well-documented, bulletproof content.
•    Coordinate production elements, such as graphic design, digital layout, and talent presentation in the field or in studio.
•    Lead team in engaging with content marketing efforts on all platforms.
•    Demonstrate advanced newsgathering and investigative tactics to acquire information and story elements, such as developing relationships, cultivating sources, strategically landing interviews, navigating open records laws, and using computer-assisted reporting techniques.
•    Understand, interpret, and simplify data and other complex information, and then communicate the points and themes to the team in a clear, concise way.
•    Urgently develop and implement angles to elevate breaking news and major story coverage.
•    May require producing in the field from various locations as needed for the gathering and presentation of stories.
•    Must be willing to work an unpredictable and flexible schedule as assigned.


Required Qualifications:
•    Experience: a proven track record of success in consumer/business/technology coverage
•    At least 5 years of continuous content leadership experience
•    Leadership: proven ability to inspire a diverse journalism team, fostering collaboration across multiple news groups
•    Knowledge: deep understanding of consumer/business/technology reporting
•    Travel: willingness to travel as needed


Desired Qualifications:

•   Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, communications, business/finance/technology or a related field.

•   Ability to work a hybrid schedule from a CBS bureau

•  Strategic Vision: strong critical thinking and analytical skills to execute strategy and identify growth opportunities
•   Relationship Building: strong interpersonal and communication skills to cultivate and maintain valuable relationships



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: $160,000.00 - 190,000.00. 


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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