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Digital Associate


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

CBS News is the news and information division of CBS, dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. Headquartered in the famed CBS Broadcast Center in New York, CBS News has bureaus across the globe and produces influential, critically acclaimed programs providing original reporting, interviews, investigations, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

CBS News provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSN, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and CBS Mobile. CBS News is home to the nation’s #1 news program, “60 MINUTES,” “CBSN,” the 24/7 digital streaming news network, and the award-winning broadcasts “CBS THIS MORNING,” co-hosted by Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil, the “CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL,” “CBS SUNDAY MORNING, “48 HOURS,” “CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY,” and “FACE THE NATION.”


Overview & Responsibilities:

Are you passionate/knowledgeable about social media and the competitive digital news environment? CBSN is seeking a Digital Associate with 1-3 years work experience in Cable, Broadcast or Digital newsrooms. If this sounds like you, come join us!


  • Anticipates the needs of the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements while also taking direction from producers.
  • Rolls teleprompter Writes readers and package introductions (including preparing graphics and selecting video)
  • May assist on producing segments for CBSN.
  • Prepares the “ticker” that rolls during CBSN breaks
  • Prepares and prints hard copy scripts, research and wire reports for anchors.
  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


Basic Qualifications:


  • 1+ years’ work experience in Cable, Broadcast or Digital newsrooms.
  • Some experience writing and producing for television and ordering graphics.
  • Thrive in fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure and continually react to breaking news.
  • Needs to be knowledgeable about social media and the competitive digital news environment.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines and keep a calm head while staying positive.
  • Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network.
  • You must be a team player with ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience producing segments, reporter hits as well as research, booking, newsgathering.
  • Control room or TV studio experience and familiarity with ENPS.
  • Assignment Editor or Assignment Desk experience is another plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and active in social media.


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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. 


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