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Ticker Coordinator, CBS Sports

33836

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time
Hybrid

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

 

Job Summary: 

This role will assist in the production of content for the ticker to provide content and context while ensuring the accuracy of live news and information.  The ideal candidate will use deep sports knowledge, an insatiable curiosity and sound news judgment, to provide statistical, analytical, biographical and other information to support the ticker in a timely and relevant manner.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Use deep sports knowledge along with strong research techniques to write and edit news and information in a real-time environment 
  • Make editorial decisions on what information to run in the Ticker
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of on-air content
  • Research original material using statistical tools and databases, school/team websites, social media, other media outlets and other sources


Qualifications:

  • Excellent working knowledge of and interest in multiple sports, including but not limited to NFL, college football, college basketball, golf and soccer
  • A resourceful ability to conduct research
  • Must be able to work independently while also thriving in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and multi-tasking skills, as well as a keen attention to detail, are required
  • Must demonstrate ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment under deadline, to prioritize assignments and ensure accuracy
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to multitask, and demonstrate a keen attention to detail
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and flexible hours
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and in high-pressure environments
  • Must have experience with variety of approaches to Internet searches and be fluent in electronic newsgathering techniques, including quickly navigating the Internet and best practices for utilizing social media
  • Must demonstrate ability to communicate ideas effectively and efficiently
  • Must be a self-starter with demonstrated initiative

 

Experience/Education:

  • Relevant educational or work experience in journalism, communications or production fields is preferred
  • Experience in sports studio/broadcast environments, or other sports media fields, 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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