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Executive Producer

18566

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming 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, the CBS News Streaming Network, 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 EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. 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 news division.  

 

The CBS Evening News is seeking a bold and creative Executive Producer with strong leadership skills to prepare and execute a fast-paced daily broadcast. The EP constantly communicates with management, anchors, correspondents, and producers to execute a winning strategy. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of team leadership with cross-departmental collaborative skills, strong journalistic judgment, and the ability to flourish in a competitive environment. You must be comfortable in a fast-paced newsroom with the ability to anticipate and respond quickly to change. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee producing and writing of evening newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
  • Work with management and the evening news team to create innovative news content across all platforms in an audience-first environment; ability to think differently and critically.
  • Manage a highly skilled team of anchors, producers, writers and correspondents throughout the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
  • Lead a team that produces urgent newscasts in a fast-paced work environment
  • Coach, develop and train a team of Producers; support a positive work culture
  • Collaborate with Newscast Producers, Crews, Digital Producers, Editors, and the Assignment Desk to select and cover stories
  • Strong news judgment and working knowledge of current events and community issues

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 5+ years of show producing at a network news outlet
  • Ability to set and communicate show vision and strategy
  • Proven ability to lead and execute strong breaking news coverage
  • Demonstrated success building, developing, and leading a large, diverse team of people
  • Experience managing data and ratings
  • A track record in multi-platform content production and distribution
  • Field and segment production experience
  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, and engineering staff
  • Superior writing and copyediting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Ability to work nights and weekends based on breaking news
  • Possess technical skills, strategic thinking/decision making
  • Strong knowledge of competitive space
  • Experience working with marketing teams

 

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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City