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Associate Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

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.  


Associate Producer- Newspath (Nightshift)


CBS Newspath is seeking an Associate Producer with a strong dedication to journalism to coordinate Newspath news production and newsgathering operations. This position helps manage Newspath response to breaking news and responds to video and editorial requests from CBS broadcasts, owned stations, affiliates and clients. 
The AP is also responsible for editing and publishing Newspath video and scripts, and assisting in the transmission and distribution of live video, edited video and correspondent packages. The AP will occasionally fill in for the Supervising Producer.
This position has a strong social media component! Part of this position’s editorial responsibilities is to be able to spot viral and pre-trending content and turn it around for our brand. You are well-versed in the feel and best practices for social-friendly videos (including rights & clearances). 
The position may also include overnight and/or weekend responsibilities.

•    Requires strong editorial judgement & excellent writing skills.
•    Strong editing skills necessary. Premiere preferable.
•    Willing to work the night shift schedule.
•    Requires highly developed relationship building skills.
•    You are familiar with all major social media platforms and vehicles for engaging audiences on a digital level. This includes - but is not limited to - Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Periscope, Snapchat, Instagram, Instagram Stories, 360, and YouTube.
•    Understanding of Google search trends and SEO is required.
•    Ability to multi-task and thrive in a dynamic, quickly-changing environment is essential.
•    A focus on multi-media content is required.
•    3 years local and/or network TV news experience or show producer experience preferred.
•    Understanding TV newsgathering and transmission technology.
•    Excellent people/customer service skills are required.
•    Knowledge of regional television markets and station relationships a plus.
•    Degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.


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