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Temp Communications Coordinator


New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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.  

The Communications Coordinator will support the CBS News and Stations communications team, reporting to the EVP of Communications for CBS News and Stations. The Coordinator will work closely with the New York based publicists and journalists to develop strategies and tactics that generate publicity and increase brand awareness across CBS News. The role supports the communications efforts for the editorial and reporting originating from the CBS News New York Bureau, CBS News’ award-winning 60 Minutes, CBS Mornings, CBS Saturday Morning, CBS Sunday Morning, and all CBS News Streaming and Digital Properties.


•    Support the EVP of CBS News and Stations Comms as well as the New York-based communications team and other senior executives.

•    Assist with administrative duties, including managing schedules, expenses and contacts. 

•    Support the strategic publicity efforts for CBS News programs and journalists including drafting and distributing press releases, guest listings, transcripts, and editorial highlights.
•    Track media coverage and distribute daily clips packets to all senior executives.

•    Maintain accurate correspondent bios, headshots, and fact sheets about CBS News journalists and executives.

•    Research and pitch creative placements, interviews, stories, and speaking opportunities for CBS News journalists and executives.
•    Support event planning and execution for industry and company events.



•    Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and provide attention to detail.

•    Strong, polished interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

•    Strong interest in and understanding of news, the media industry and world events. 

•    High-level proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Slack. 

•    Collaborative and team-player.

•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.




Hiring Salary Range: $. 


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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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