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Web Producer

7122

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Administrative
Studio City
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.  

 

KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, has an immediate opening for a Website Producer for the CBS Local flagship website, CBSLA.com. This position will involve working weekends. Candidate will serve as a news writer and site publisher and work to bridge needs of news and television stations in the market. You will be required to join the WGA union.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Produce daily news material for CBSLA.com.
• Writing original feature stories relating to travel, food, entertainment, etc.
• Producer will also be responsible for working with third-party content from a variety of feeds and providers and integrating it into the site to fit our local audience.
• Managing user-generated content in all areas of the site.
• Quality control for all editorial and publishing (copy editing, image quality, comment moderation, overall look and feel of CBSLA.com.
• Participate in and actively contribute to weekly team meetings, bringing new ideas for better content, revenue and site traffic.
• Experience writing news stories for the web in a newsroom environment

Candidates must demonstrate:

• Excellent writing and editorial skills from scripts and wires, cutting and posting streamed video, optimizing imagery, creating slideshows and adapting other TV material for the Web.
• Effective collaboration with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content in a timely manner
• Ability to react well and manage deadlines in a competitive, pressurized environment
• Knowledge of the AP style of writing
• Willingness to work both dayside and night-side shifts, dependent on need of the department
• Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of Social Media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
• Maintains excellent writing and language skills.
• Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format.
• Maintains a working knowledge of principles of SEO including keyword research. Highly knowledgeable in the principles of “Search and Social”.
• Possesses functional knowledge and/or personal experience with WordPress.

Educational Requirements:

• College Degree Required or Equivalent Experience

 

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. 

 

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.viacomcbs.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. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles