Managing Editor, West


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City
Hybrid is hiring a managing editor to oversee news coverage across the West. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated history of managing digital news teams and assigning and editing content across a variety of beats.


This is a hybrid role. You will be required to work 2-3 days per week from our bureau in Los Angeles.


Day to day responsibilities include:
•    Managing writers and producers in your region
•    Reacting to breaking news in your region
•    Assigning and editing quick-turn news of day stories, explainers and longer enterprise features
•    Ensuring copy is accurate and error-free, consulting with legal and standards as needed
•    Working closely with our growth, SEO, social and breaking news teams to coordinate and amplify coverage
•    Communicating with CBS Stations leadership on top regional priorities and executing strategies to amplify that news coverage
•    Working across network teams with correspondents and producers to develop content for the site
•    Writing stories as needed

•    At least 7 years in a digital breaking news environment
•    Experience directly managing teams and working cross-functionally to achieve newsroom goals
•    You’re a skilled writer and editor with demonstrated experience coaching writers and producers
•    You’re an effective communicator who can clearly articulate strategy and priorities to your team, your peers and senior leadership 
•    Understanding of and experience implementing editorial SEO best practices
•    You have experience implementing new workflows and processes to strengthen a digital news organization


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: $125,000.00 - 150,000.00. 


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. This position is bonus eligible.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles