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Sr. Producer


Washington, DC, US, 20036


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.  



The Senior Producer, based in Washington D.C., will work closely with the CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor to develop stories and execute bookings for the broadcast. The Senior Producer will be a key member of the Washington, D.C. broadcast leadership team.  They will also interface with all CBS News platforms in matters pertaining to the anchor’s stories, including CBS Mornings, 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning and CBS News Special Events.   
Job Duties:
•    Spearhead anchor’s interviews with newsmakers and coverage of major stories.
•    Drive story development opportunities that meet broadcast objectives including breaking news, impactful investigations, innovative storytelling, and rich reporting.
•    Manage editorial and production process from pitch, to planning, to execution and delivery in a multi-platform environment.
•    Supervise day-of-air scripts and stories for the broadcast as needed.
•    Lead editorial direction for fast-moving news stories when the anchor travels for breaking news, either from home base (Washington, D.C. Bureau) or in the field depending on the broadcast’s needs. 
•    Liaise with communications, marketing, affiliate, and digital teams to promote stories and reporting. 

•    8+ years of journalism experience, at a broadcast network, cable or digital news company
•    Outstanding journalistic judgment 
•    Able to work effectively and professionally in deadline driven environment
•    Excellent command of legal and journalism standards process
•    Ability to balance priorities, multiple projects and tasks.
•    Attention to detail and thoroughness is a must.
•    Proven track record of team management with positive culture
•    Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as news warrants
•    Must be able to travel on short notice as news warrants.
•    Must have a valid passport.


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. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to 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: Washington DC