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Weekend Producer

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New York, NY, US, 10019

Production
New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS News Special Events is looking for a producer that will be responsible for breaking news and special report coverage on the weekend.  The candidate will be required to build a rundown for major news events, line produce in the control room, oversee video and graphic elements and prepare the anchor and correspondents for special reports.  This person must be a decisive multi-tasker who possesses strong journalistic judgment and the ability to remain calm in a high-pressure control room setting.  They also must be willing to deal with a flexible schedule.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with the Executive Producer, Senior Broadcast Producer and producers on special events coverage
  • Responsible for editorial and creative content for breaking news and special reports
  • Communicate with anchors, correspondents and the director clearly and effectively
  • Coordinate graphics, writing, and all other editorial and production elements for special reports

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years producing experience in a professional newsroom.
  • Strong control room experience for a network, streaming or cable news program. 
  • Must have strong news judgment and experience with breaking news. 
  • Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations. 
  • Position requires a high level of competency in writing with experience in quickly reviewing and revising scripts and rundowns.
  • Must be willing to work weekend nights. 

*This is a one year assignment position


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