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Producer

33906

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.  

 

 

CBS News and Stations is seeking a smart, creative, and enthusiastic Producer with strong leadership skills to join our team at CBS Newspath. This Producer coordinates news gathering from CBS affiliates. This Producer is responsible for editing and publishing video, scripts and super information and assists in the transmission and distribution of live video and edited video.


Candidates must have strong editorial skills, as well as highly developed relationship building and customer service skills. This position requires high energy and persistence, as well as an understanding of TV newsgathering and transmission technology.  The Producer will need to optimally communicate with Newspath newsroom managers, CBS stations and network broadcast managers. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Handling newsgathering projects 
  • Coordinating Newspath and early CND response to breaking news
  • Responding to video and editorial requests from CND broadcasts, owned stations, affiliates, and clients
  • Producing live shots.


Candidate must be familiar with all major social media platforms and vehicles for engaging audiences on a digital level. This includes - but is not limited to - Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube. Part of this position’s editorial responsibilities is to be able to spot viral and pre-trending content and turn it around for our brand. You must be well-versed in the feel and best practices for social-friendly videos (including rights & clearances).

 

This position may also include overnight and/or weekend responsibilities.
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

•    Minimum 5 years producing experience in a professional newsroom.
•    Non-linear editing experience required. Proficiency with Avid preferred.
•    Must be an excellent writer with good oral communication skills. Including experience in quickly reviewing and revising scripts/rundowns.
•    Original scripting experience a must.
•    Must have solid news judgment and experience with breaking news and live shots.
•    Must be a team player with a positive attitude and be available to work various schedules.
•    Supervisory experience is preferable with good leadership skills and ability to motivate a team.
•    Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations. Ability to multi-task is essential.
•    Degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.
•    Passion for news, journalism, and social media.


 

 

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