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Producer, CBS Evening News

6302

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.  

 

The CBS Evening News is seeking a smart, creative and enthusiastic Producer with strong editorial judgment, field production experience and excellent broadcast script writing skills.

 

This Producer will pitch and develop hard news and feature stories for day of air and future planning. This Producer will be responsible for story production from concept to broadcast working closely with Senior Producer, Correspondent and production staff.
Candidates must have ability to make quick, quality decisions, crash stories under pressure, and work with the editor to produce a visually compelling story. It is essential this producer can take initiative making calls and is able to effectively coordinate with CBS newsgathering operations, including producers in other regions. Candidates must be flexible with travel requirements and changing schedules as the position will require some planned travel and short notice travel for breaking news.


SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

• Degree in broadcast journalism or related field is preferred.

• 5+ years of editorial experience working in production is preferred.

• Must have solid news judgment and experience chasing breaking news.

• Mastery of the broadcast newsgathering process with strong field experience is preferred.

• Must be an excellent writer with well-developed oral communication skills, especially when working on sensitive stories.

• Must be able to juggle and prioritize multiple stories with different deadlines: short, medium, and long-term.

• Must be a team player with a positive attitude.

• Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations.

• Passion for news, journalism, and storytelling is required.

• Must be willing and able to work occasional overnight and/or weekend shifts

 

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