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Multi Platform Producer

6829

Chicago, IL, US, 60602

Production
Chicago
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN 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, CBSN, 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 NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. 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 network.  

 

Purpose of position:

To help produce a multi-platform morning news experience for the CBS Chicago audience. The Multi-Platform Producer will use social listening and other news gathering skills to identify, research and produce content reflective of the CBS Chicago brand. This position will have an emphasis on storytelling and audience engagement on social media platforms to help set the agenda for the news day ahead and to build a two-way conversation with our audience.

Primary accountabilities:

Propose and research story ideas of an enterprise nature

Generate content by monitoring and engaging in newsworthy social media conversations

Work with TV producers to curate and integrate user-generated content in our morning broadcast

Coordinate with producers, reporters, photographers and editors to produce original social media videos that will help our morning show content and talent reach new audiences

Contribute to the newsroom initiative to establish “real-time” workflows for both the broadcast and digital teams

Follow up on viewer tips and story suggestions

Contribute to daily news coverage

Requirements:

We are seeking a Results-Oriented, Strategic, Conceptual/Analytical, standout colleague

Preferred education and experience requirements:

  • College degree, preferably in journalism or related field
  • Experience with non-linear editing software
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere or motion graphics software
  • Proven experience using social media platforms and analytics
  • Experience as a television line producer preferred
  • Familiarity with Chicago highly desirable

 

 

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

 

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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. 

 

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ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago