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Associate Producer

9225

New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.  

 

CBS Saturday Morning is seeking an inquisitive, creative, and enterprising Associate Producer with strong research skills and solid News writing experience. If you have a firm command of journalistic standards, a keen attention to detail, and excellent newsgathering skills, we are looking for you to join our growing team!

 

This role is responsible for helping produce live interview segments as well as writing and producing feature packages. You must have field experience and diplomacy working with high-profile guests. They must also have a strong proficiency in visual graphics and elements to support such interviews. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Exercise editorial judgment in selection of content
  • Write copy for anchor as well as writing for feature and news packages
  • Research and write questions for anchors for guest segments
  • Pitch & execute special, feature & recurring segments
  • Pulling specific video and soundbites
  • Coordinating with correspondents, guests, and anchors to inform them on segment subject matter
  • Helping in control room duties such as affiliate hits and fixes for later feeds
  • Pitch and execute stories

 

Preferred education, experience and certification requirements:

  • 4+ years work experience in TV news
  • Must be willing to work overnights and weekends, if needed
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure, and react with hard-working programming ideas and creative storytelling
  • Strong communication skills
  • You are a self-starter while also taking direction from producers and senior producers
  • Strong editorial judgement and excellent writing skills
  • Understanding of newsgathering and transmission technology
  • Strong research skills and familiarity with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis

 

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