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Associate Producer

9260

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time

CBS MORNINGS is seeking a hard-working, creative, and enterprising Associate Producer with strong research skills and solid writing experience. As our next multi dynamic news professional we are looking for someone with a firm command of journalistic standards, keen sense to attention and detail, with excellent newsgathering and researching skills.

 

If you love to work in an exciting fast pace yet collaborative newsroom, all while keeping a calm demeanor under tight deadlines during breaking news, then come join our team.

 

Responsibilities:
•    Produce live interview segments, day-of-air tape, and occasional feature packages
•    Manage field and high-profile guests
•    keen eye in the field, edit room, and possess a strong mastery of visual graphics and elements
•    Exercise editorial judgment in selection of content
•    Write copy for correspondents and anchors as well as writing for feature and news packages
•    Research and write questions for anchors for guest segments
•    Work with editors to turn around pre-taped segments
•    Pitch & execute special, feature & recurring segments
•    Responsible for finding and pulling specific video and soundbites
•    Coordinate with correspondents, guests, and anchors to inform them on segment subject matter

 

Preferred education, experience, and certification requirements:
•    4+ years work experience in TV news
•    Must be willing to work on an afternoon shift (3p-11p) or overnight (10p-4a).
•    Research skills and familiarity with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure, react with sensible programming ideas and creative storytelling
•    Strong communication skills
•    Self-starter while also taking direction from producers and senior producers
•    Advanced Editorial judgment and excellent writing skills
•    Understanding of newsgathering and transmission technology
 

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, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.


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