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Associate Director Air Control


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Overview & Responsibilities

Manages the overall workflows and personnel in CBS and CW Air Control. Establishes and Maintains broadcast operating procedures for CBS, CW and Dabl Networks.

Assists with the planning, coordination and implementation of all broadcast program originations for CBS, CW and Dabl Networks.

Responsible for all activities in Air Control, which includes direct intervention for all on-air special situations. Activity, i.e., Special Reports, Sports Run-over and contingency programming.

Consults with other CBS divisions and outside agencies on practices and procedures for originating and controlling broadcast origination.

Interacts constantly with all areas of the broadcast operation. Coordinates the activities of TX, MDC (Media Distribution Center) and Media Asset Services. Interacts to exchange and/or verify information affecting air with Sales, Promotion, CBS Sports Division, CBS News Division, Captioning Department and Affiliate Relations.

Available 24 hours a day seven days a week by phone to respond to broadcast problems. Must be able to return to broadcast center at all times.

Complexity of work is not routine, must adapt broadcast operations policy to frequently changing situations.

Decision-making is considerable and can effect on air continuity.


Basic Qualifications


8+ years experience in Network Broadcast Operations


Additional Qualifications

College Graduate

Good analytical skills required.

Must be detail oriented.

Good interpersonal skills.

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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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City