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WGA Segment Producer


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.”


Your Day-to-Day:
Plan and execute content and formatting of show rundowns.
Plan and execute international and domestic segments.
Own and master the day’s International, national and political news.
Work closely with our senior show production team in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and handle breaking news for a 24 hour international and domestic digital news channel.
Work with Senior Producers Line Producers and Producers on standards, rights and clearances and focus the editorial direction of language for the anchors, correspondents and on screen graphics
Prepare Anchors for segment
Write and customize copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages
Pitch, research & execute special, feature & recurring segments
Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network

What you bring to the team:
You have –
3+ years working as a show producer.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Fundamental background in journalism and media, including strong news judgment & critical thinking skills
Impeccable grammar and spelling
A passion for news both domestic and international news.
Strong communication skills and ability to train and advise associate producers, production assistants and junior staff in writing and editing broadcast copy.
Command of AP style and broadcast writing.
Detail oriented with ability to work and write calmly and efficiently in high stress, intense deadline, live TV environment
Must pass comprehensive CBS News Digital writing test.
Be able to multi-task and manage multiple assignments for regular programming as well as rolling breaking news coverage.
Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network
You must be a team player with, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task
You might also have –
Knowledge of ENPS and INews preferred
Strong understanding of digital and social media
Knowledge and a passion for the future of digital media
This is a position covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA-E.


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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