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Associate Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

CBS MORNINGS is seeking a smart, creative, and enterprising Associate Producer with strong research skills and solid writing experience to join the team. The ideal candidate will have a firm command of journalistic standards, a keen attention to detail, and excellent newsgathering and researching skills. They must also be calm and efficient during breaking news and a collaborative member of a newsroom. This role is responsible for helping produce live interview segments as well as writing and producing day-of-air tape and occasional feature packages. The ideal candidate will have field experience and experience working with high-profile guests. They must have a keen eye in the field and in the edit room, and possess a strong mastery of visual graphics and elements. Additional duties include:

· 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
· Know where to find and how to pull specific video and soundbites
· Coordinate with correspondents, guests, and anchors to inform them on segment subject matter

· 4+ years work experience in TV news
· The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure, and react with smart programming ideas and creative storytelling
· Strong communication skills
· You are a self-starter while also taking direction from producers and senior producers
· Strong editorial judgement and excellent writing skills
· Understanding of newsgathering and transmission technology
· Strong research skills and familiarity with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis
· Must be willing to work overnights, if needed

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