Verification Producer, CBS News Confirmed


New York, NY, US, 10019 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

New York



Overview & Responsibilities:


CBS News is seeking a dynamic Verification Producer for its newly formed CBS News Confirmed team. This dedicated team of verification experts and forensic journalists is devoted to protecting the truth and maintaining the highest journalistic standards across all CBS News platforms.


The ideal candidate will be fluent in the best practices of video verification, forensic journalism and producing multiplatform editorial content.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Analyzing and verifying social and digital content using digital forensics and visual analysis.
  • Researching and synthesizing information from various sources and platforms, to uncover critical insights and develop compelling news stories.
  • Affirm social media and other video content through interviews with eyewitnesses and collaborating with field teams.
  • Participate in interdepartmental brainstorms, offering feedback and perspective.
  • Must be able and willing to work newsroom hours, which includes nights, weekends and holidays – especially around critical political events.


Basic Qualifications:


  • 5+ years’ experience as a multiplatform producer within news or factual content
  • Proven expertise verifying user-generated content with a knowledge of open-source intelligence techniques
  • Previous experience writing compelling digital news pieces and scripts for on-air broadcast or radio with a demonstrated portfolio of work
  • Knowledge of video verification and fact-checking utilizing forensic journalism techniques. Experience analyzing and verifying Deepfake video and knowledge of generative AI a plus
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment and perform at the highest levels under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative team player who is able to work successfully with multiple internal and external stakeholders, journalists and sources.
  • Expertly skilled in writing, grammar and AP style background
  • Upholds and reflects the standard of excellence and journalistic integrity of CBS News
  • Degree in journalism, communications or related field

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: $100,000.00 - 120,000.00. 


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.


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.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City