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Producer

33922

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Production
Studio City
Full-Time
Hybrid

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 cbsnews.com, 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,  CBSNews.com, 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 CBSNews.com 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.  

 

The CBS Evening News is seeking an intelligent, creative, and enthusiastic Producer with strong editorial judgment, field production experience, and excellent broadcast script writing skills.
 
This Producer will pitch and develop hard news and feature stories for day of air and future planning. This Producer will be responsible for story production from concept to broadcast, working closely with the Senior Producer, Correspondent, and production staff.
 
Candidates must be able to make quick, quality decisions, crash stories under pressure, and work with the editor to produce a visually compelling story. It is essential this producer can take the initiative in making calls and can effectively coordinate with CBS newsgathering operations, including producers in other regions. Candidates must be flexible with travel requirements and changing schedules as the position will require some planned travel and short notice travel for breaking news.

 

Field production and news gathering on major stories may require extended travel. The candidate would be required to cover that news event across CBS News platforms.


 
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
 
•    Degree in broadcast journalism or related field is preferred.

•    5+ years of editorial experience working in production is preferred.
 
•    Must have solid news judgment and experience chasing breaking news.
 
•    Mastery of the broadcast newsgathering process with strong field experience is preferred.
 
•    Must be an excellent writer with well-developed oral communication skills, especially when working on sensitive stories.
 
•    Must be able to juggle and prioritize multiple stories with different deadlines: short, medium, and long-term.
 
•    Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
 
•    Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations.
 
•    Passion for news, journalism, and storytelling is required.

•    Ability to shoot video from the field is preferred.

•     Must be willing and able to work occasional overnight and/or weekend shifts

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles