Sr. Producer, CBS News Confirmed


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York



CBS News is seeking a Sr. Producer for its newly developed CBS News Confirmed team. Many factors present threats to our credibility and to the trust our audiences place in us. As technology changes at an unprecedented pace, this dedicated team will ensure that the high journalistic standards pioneered by CBS News are upheld.


The ideal candidate will be an expert in developing, producing and writing stories from conception through final delivery. A heightened curiosity about key news-of-the-day topics, especially critical political events, is key!


The duties of a Sr. Producer for the CBS News Confirmed unit will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Running the news show daily.
  • Planning weekly content, assigning stories to staff, managing workflow, working closely with editorial staff, and reviewing and editing all content, both text and video.
  • Monitoring and evaluating a range of performance metrics and devising creative, innovative strategies to improve engagement and build our presence on current and emerging platforms.
  • Participating in interdepartmental brainstorms, offering feedback and perspective.


Basic qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in journalism, communications or related

  • At least 10 years editorial experience dealing with complex stories
  • Extensive journalism experience is essential, including a strong background in writing, copy editing, and video production
  • Experience working in a control room and outputting shows


Desired qualifications:

  • Some management experience, especially working with diverse teams of people

  • Experience covering the technology & business sectors
  • Ability to multitask and perform at the highest levels under stress and tight deadlines
  • Team player who is able to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to work adaptable hours including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Strong writing, grammar and AP style background
  • Strong news judgment and instincts

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: $170,000.00 - 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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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City