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Freelance Associate Producer, Soccer

6202

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in television sports, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including "NFL ON CBS;" college football, including the "SEC ON CBS;" college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; and "CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR."

 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, and produces “INSIDE THE NFL” for SHOWTIME. CBS Sports Digital’s multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

Job Description:

The Associate Producer will be responsible for a variety of production responsibilities to support our game and studio coverage. Responsibilities include writing, editing, queuing videotapes, producing edits and remote shoots for features/interviews for UEFA Champions & Europa League, Serie A and CONCACAF The role also includes pitching story ideas, guiding editorial content of live and studio programming, assisting with commercial formats and sponsorship.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch and execute ideas for features/interviews and work with editors to execute projects 
  • Coordinate video, graphics, sponsorship/promos and copy for game and studio coverage
  • Collaborate with talent and production team, while using own editorial judgement to create compelling content
  • Travel for on-site events and handling remote edits
  • Work with senior staff to produce editorial content for various soccer properties (mainly Serie A)

 

Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience producing a variety of sporting events (control room experience a must)
  • Basic knowledge of current events in soccer and control room operations
  • High knowledge of soccer, both internationally (mainly Serie A) and domestically
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and handle high-pressure live TV environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skill and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a teamwork environment

 

Education & Experience:

  • Must have 4+ years of experience in sports industry (speaking Spanish/Italian a plus)
  • College Degree or equivalent experience

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.


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