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Coordinating Video Producer

12761

New York, NY, US, 10019

Other
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, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming 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, the CBS News Streaming Network, 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 EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. 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 news division.  

 

CBS News is seeking a Coordinating Video Producer to serve as the editorial point person for news video on our streaming network. The producer will ensure that our streaming network’s live news programming uses the latest relevant and most compelling video from across the global news organization, social media, as well as our agency and broadcast partners. The ideal candidate is editorially rigorous, proactive and collaborative. They will work closely with show producers and video editors to prepare eye-catching, insightful, and accurate video elements primarily for live programming, while coordinating with digital partners to deliver aired segments for publication on key platforms including cbsnews.com and YouTube. This producer thrives in a fast paced atmosphere and is able to keep calm during high-stress situations and breaking news.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Screen and prioritize incoming footage to ensure all programs have access to and utilize the most recent and most compelling video throughout the day
  • Create, assign, adjust, track, and deliver video elements to the show producing teams
  • Collaborate with show producers to strengthen and execute requested video elements
  • Partner with video editors to achieve desired vision
  • Lead research and vetting of user-generated video
  • Coordinate with digital partners to ensure cross-platform utilization of video elements
  • Ensure accuracy of video, including reviewing for rights and appropriate context
  • Manage multiple projects along parallel and intersecting timelines

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of experience working in broadcast or streaming television news
  • Must have prior experience as a news producer or editorially-focused video editor
  • Experience ordering and creating original video elements for daily news programs
  • Knowledge of Avid NewsCutter
  • Exceptional organizational skills that allow you to juggle multiple projects at same time and prioritize when needed
  • Must be willing to work some weekends, early mornings and late nights on short notice and as coverage needs require

 

Note: This role is based in New York City and is not eligible for remote work.

 

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

 

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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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Paramount 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, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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