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Broadcast Associate - Soccer (Freelance)

35315

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.

 

The Broadcast Associate will be responsible for a variety of production responsibilities to support our studio coverage. Responsibilities include coordinating graphics on studio shows, as well as sport specific research, especially UEFA Champions & Europa League, Serie A and Concacaf. The Broadcast Associate will also be involved with obtaining, organizing, and logging video footage for use in shows and other production elements.

This is a Freelance position.

Responsibilities:

  • Graphics/Font Coordinator on studio shows across our various soccer properties
  • Consistently looking for newsworthy events related to all our soccer properties
  • Collaborating on high-end graphic and visual ideas for talent and studio coverage
  • Some travel as needed
  • Creating graphics, storylines and breaking news for our soccer coverage


Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience producing a variety of sporting events (control room experience a plus)
  • Must be aware of the entire soccer landscape and be able to think outside the box visually
  • High knowledge of soccer, both internationally and domestically
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and handle a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a teamwork environment
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus


Experience/Education:

  • 0-2 years of experience in Sports
  • Bachelor's Degree 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. 


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