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Producer

10081

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222

Other
Pittsburgh
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.

Primary Responsibilities:
Produce newscasts as assigned; write for other assigned newscasts


Required Skills:
Ability to multi-task and manage a show under pressure in and out of the control room, provide leadership and communicate with all the newscast staff.
A history of managing deadlines
Excellent broadcast writing skills, including teases
Ability to understand news stories, how they impact viewers and how to best communicate that in words and visuals
Able to use and lead multiple resources to produce a compelling show including: video, sound, graphics, multiple studio standup locations including “Storyteller” or similar technology, multiple live reporters via KU, ENG, IP transmission and helicopter
We’re looking for a creative producer, not just a show stacker! A teammate with great people skills who can take direction from managers and execute the station’s mission for a newscast


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
• College Degree preferred
• At least two years’ experience producing a commercial TV newscast required
• Familiarity with non-linear editing and playback systems preferred
• Familiarity with social media and how to use it to generate and promote stories a plus
• Experience managing reporters using emerging forms of live transmission (i.e. LiveU, Dejero, Skype, Facetime, etc.) in addition to traditional ENG and KU modes a plus
• Must be able to work all shifts

 

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. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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: Pittsburgh