Part Time Producer ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS

Job Position(s): Part-Time Producer
Job Date: Part Time
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Non-Union

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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DESCRIPTION:

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Plan and execute content and formatting of show rundowns.
  • Plan and execute international and domestic segments.
  • Own and master the day’s International, national and political news.
  • Work closely with our senior show production team in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and handle breaking news for a 24 hour international and domestic digital news channel.
  • Work with Senior Producers Line Producers and Producers on standards, rights and clearances and focus the editorial direction of language for the anchors, correspondents and on screen graphics
  • Prepare Anchors for segment
  • Write and customize copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages
  • Pitch, research & execute special, feature & recurring segments
  • Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays – this is a 24-hour network

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team

You have –

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years working in broadcast journalism
  • 3+ years experience writing copy for network, cable and/or local TV news in a major market
  • Solid background in journalism and TV, including strong news judgment & critical thinking skills
  • Impeccable grammar and spelling
  • Experience in writing daily news and feature taped packages
  • A passion for news
  • Strong communication skills and ability to train and advise associate producers, production assistants and junior staff in writing and editing broadcast copy.
  • Superior news judgment
  • Command of AP style and broadcast writing.
  • Must be very detail oriented with ability to work and write calmly and efficiently in high stress, intense deadline, live TV environment
  • Must pass comprehensive CBS News Digital writing test
  • Be able to multi-task and manage multiple assignments for regular programming as well as rolling breaking news coverage
  • Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays – this is a 24-hour network
  • You must be a team player with, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task

You might also have –

  • Knowledge of ENPS preferred
  • Line producing experience
  • A deep understanding of political news
  • Strong understanding of digital and social media
  • Knowledge and a passion for the future of digital media

This is a position covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA-E.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

To apply for this job please visit viacomcbs.careers.


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