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Supervising Producer


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

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.  


The Supervising Producer must be a top-tier journalist and creative thinker with previous experience in live television news. This position is managed by the 8a Senior Producer. The candidate should also have experience crafting day-of-air pieces and live segments and an understanding of the building and timing of a rundown. This person works with some of the younger producers on the staff, so the person must be a strong writer and have experience in helping producers shape and write pieces. This Supervising Producer will work closely with the evening Seniors Producers in making sure the next day’s show is buttoned up. This is a late afternoon into nightside position.


• Manage and edit day-of-air pieces and interview briefs for live segments.
• Work closely with the evening and overnight senior producers to launch breaking stories and help producers polish segments and features
• Review and edit content  including pitches, pre-production, scripts, question documents, and screenings. 
• Work closely with broadcast producers and management regarding upcoming stories and ongoing projects.
• Monitor and evaluate a range of performance metrics and devise creative, innovative strategies to improve engagement and build our presence on current and emerging platforms. 
• Collaborate with social and digital teams as well as marketing, public revelations and other CBS entities.

• Strong editorial judgment. 
• Strong background in writing, copy editing, and video production. 
• 5+ years of journalism experience at a broadcast network, cable, or digital news company. 
• Demonstrated ability to make editorial decisions under time pressure and oversee all aspects of production
• Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require; Must be willing to work during evening hours
• Proven track record of team management with a positive culture. 

• Some experience shooting and editing
• Digital Storytelling

• Bachelor’s degree 


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