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Associate Producer (Freelance)

34032

Stamford, CT, US, 06902

Production
Stamford
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

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.

 

Brand/Division Overview:

  • CBSSports.com provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and pro sports. CBSSports.com is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multiplatform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and CBS Interactive Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites.

Role Details:

  • The Associate Producer is a self-starter who supports the shows with regard to video and graphics, while also taking direction from producers and senior producers. Primary responsibilities include production of our multimedia content for distribution to all digital platforms including mobile.  This is a Freelance position. 

Your-Day-to-Day:

  • Responsible for editing content on Adobe Premiere with strong knowledge of After Effects
  • Exercise editorial judgment in selection of content
  • Edit shows in accordance with our rights clearances
  • Knowledge of ENPS and the ability to create rundowns, format and produce shows from control rooms
  • Support the development and production of digital media exclusive programming, writing and producing assigned features and cover stories

Key Projects:

  • Assist producers and senior producers develop innovative content for CBS Sport Digital platforms

Qualifications: What you bring to the team:

You have –

  • A minimum of 3-5 work experience in broadcast and digital, producing segments
  • Experience in control room
  • Knowledge about social media and the competitive digital news environment
  • Strong communication skills to work effectively with different departments
  • Time management skills
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of digital video production related techniques and on-line content management systems
  • Basic video editing skills - Adobe Premiere
  • Able to work flexible hours and on weekends

You might also have –

  • The ability to work in fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure and continually react to breaking news with smart programming and creative storytelling
  • Familiarity with ENPS a plus
  • A strong knowledge of major and minor sports is preferred

 

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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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.


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