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Tooning Out the News - Studio Manager


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York

ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry’s most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Paramount+ daily animated variety series TOONING OUT THE NEWS seeks an experienced Studio Manager with a full working knowledge of live and pre-taped studio segments. The Studio Manager will work with Production and manage the Studio team to ensure everything is running smoothly on a daily show. Jobs include handling schedules, tracking and managing equipment requests, and coordinating a daily remote studio record.


The series is NYC-based, and while the season will be remote, a NY candidate is preferred.

TOONING OUT THE NEWS is a variety series featuring a cast of animated characters mocking real-world events the same day that they happen, and even interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

- Manage the Studio team including their schedules and tasks 

- Track and manage all studio equipment and requests for needs

- Coordinate daily studio record

- Coordinate special records 

- Oversee any tech R&D for the show 

- Work with Producers on different asks for studio needs


Skills/Experience Required:

- Strong production experience 

- Experience managing teams and schedules 

- Able to trouble shoot technical problems 

- Ability to communicate clearly with Producers and all other departments 

- Strong experience with Microsoft office and Zoom

- Ability to multi-task and know how to prioritize 

- Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines

- Extremely detail oriented

- Knowledgeable in latest production technology preferred


Educational Requirements 

- Undergraduate Degree or equivalent work experience

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