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THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT - Social Media Associate Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Edit video from the broadcast and turn it into digestible social content
  • Write strong and engaging social copy
  • Live-tweet the show’s 11:35 pm broadcast and engage with our viewers
  • Identify and create GIFs from the broadcast 
  • Write copy for promotional social posts (Ex: Upcoming guests, Podcast, Newsletter, etc.)
  • Pitch, concept, and create original TikToks & Instagram Reels
  • Curate Instagram Story from live studio taping


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with The Late Show’s podcast team on deliverables/assets
  • Write and curate The Late Show’s weekly newsletter
  • Brainstorm social pitches & ideas for upcoming guests and events
  • Identify trends across social platforms that reflect both the show and Stephen’s tone and may appeal to our audience



  • Have a great sense of humor
  • Proven experience writing copy for social media
  • Familiar with AP style and copy editing
  • Proficiency in editing in Adobe Premiere Pro (Experience editing vertical video is a plus)
  • Experience creating original TikToks & Instagram Reels
  • Experience filming vertical content on an iPhone
  • Some experience using Adobe Photoshop
  • Broad understanding of and interest in current events, pop culture, and comedy
  • Prior experience on a comedy show is a plus 
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work weeknights and available to work mornings and/or weekends as needed
  • Minimum two years of TV and/or social media/digital producing experience
  • As part of the commitment to health and safety, The Late Show requires COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 booster shots (if eligible according to CDC guidelines) for all employees, including all newly-hired employees, subject to applicable law






Hiring Salary Range: $70,000.00 - 80,000.00. 


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. [[cust_payTransSTIP]] [[cust_payTransSalesInc]]


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