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Managing Editor

14085

Southfield, MI, US, 48033

Other
Southfield
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.  

 

CBS 62 (WWJ-TV) and CW50 (WKBD-TV), the CBS News and Stations owned & operated in the #15 television market Detroit, is seeking a Senior Managing Editor to join our growing CBS Detroit News Team. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in journalism at a major media outlet in TV or radio. Experience in a fast-paced newsroom with the skills to handle breaking day-to-day news as well as long term coverage planning is required. In addition, the ideal candidate will oversee a large team of streaming and digital producers, is an excellent writer, on-air talent coach, produce written and visual content, and appear on-air as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and approve scripts and rundowns to ensure journalistic accuracy and quality in accordance with station mission.
  • Daily review of news product before and after air to ensure shows meet and exceed the mission of impactful journalism, quality, accuracy and stellar execution.
  • Ensure thoroughness of coverage.
  • Assist in evaluating, engaging and managing staff members to promote peak performance and productivity on tight deadlines.
  • Coach and mentor on-air talent and streaming and digital producers
  • Possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news situations
  • Ability to appear on-air, produce written and visual content as needed

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a news manager and on-air talent preferred, with at least five of those years in a medium or large market.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Exceptional news judgement and writing skills
  • Knowledge of current events
  • Must be results-oriented, innovative and demonstrate leadership and collaboration.
  • Strong breaking news skills
  • Ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts
  • Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications preferred.

 

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: Detroit