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WGA Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports and news.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ. Follow CBS Interactive on Twitter and Facebook 

Interested in joining the team? We have an ongoing hiring need for associate producers in New York City and are continuously reviewing applicants who have a basic understanding of a news control room and have a passion for news. All applicants will be reviewed and considered for a current or near-future opening.


Your Day-to-Day:

Plan and execute content and formatting of show rundowns for a 24-hour international and domestic digital news channel.
Plan and execute news 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.
Work with the production team on standards, rights and clearances and focus the editorial direction of language for the anchors, correspondents and on screen graphics.
Write and customize copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages.
Prepare Anchors for segment
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 –
Minimum 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.
A passion for news both domestic and international news.
Impeccable grammar and spelling with no room for error.
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.
Be able to multi-task and manage multiple assignments for regular programming as well as rolling breaking news coverage.
Detail-oriented with ability to work well with a team in a high stress, intense deadline live TV environment.
Must pass comprehensive CBS News Digital writing test.

You might also have –
Knowledge of ENPS and INews.
Strong understanding of digital and social media.
Knowledge and enthusiasm for the future of digital media.
Line producer experience.


*This is a position covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA-E.

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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ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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