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Freelance Line Producer, Soccer

6441

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.

CBS Sports is in search of a line producer to lead a production team in creating studio shows around their soccer coverage. The line producer will work collaboratively with the Coordinating Producer and a production team to create the format and content for the studio programing surrounding game coverage.  The ideal candidate is adept at building a rundown; can use video, graphics and other elements to enhance coverage of every story; prides themselves on their timing and control room skills; will play a key role in all aspects of the broadcast. A strong knowledge of the game of soccer and the ability to find and develop storylines and creative content for the shows as well as executing sales elements and promotion is required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Executive Producer, on air talent and control room production team on shows content and execution.
  • Manage content of the show’s rundown
  • Communicate rundown changes and updates to control room, and on-air talent
  • Responsible for on air talent both on the set and reporters at game sites
  • Coordinating sponsored elements, promotional elements

 

Qualifications:

  • Background in television production and its required skills, including but not limited to; news judgment, rundown management, and critical thinking.
  • A broad, current knowledge of soccer and the leagues around the world (CONCACAF and Serie A as a major focus).
  • The candidate should be comfortable with leading and developing on-air talent to create an entertaining studio show.
  • 4+ years of experience producing network or cable sports studio shows. They should thrive on working in an intense but exhilarating live television environment.
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to communicate instructions to multiple people quickly
  • Fostering and leading a collaborative team environment is key

 

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.


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