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Web Producer 1

6349

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Production
Studio City
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.

The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.

 

 

KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, has an immediate opening for a Website Producer for the CBS Local flagship website, CBSLA.com. This position will involve working weekends. Candidate will serve as a news writer and site publisher and work to bridge needs of news and television stations in the market.  You will be required to join the WGA union.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Produce daily news material for CBSLA.com.
• Writing original feature stories relating to travel, food, entertainment, etc.
• Producer will also be responsible for working with third-party content from a variety of feeds and providers and integrating it into the site to fit our local audience.
• Managing user-generated content in all areas of the site.
• Quality control for all editorial and publishing (copy editing, image quality, comment moderation, overall look and feel of CBSLA.com.
• Participate in and actively contribute to weekly team meetings, bringing new ideas for better content, revenue and site traffic.
• Experience writing news stories for the web in a newsroom environment

Candidates must demonstrate:

• Excellent writing and editorial skills from scripts and wires, cutting and posting streamed video, optimizing imagery, creating slideshows and adapting other TV material for the Web.
• Effective collaboration with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content in a timely manner
• Ability to react well and manage deadlines in a competitive, pressurized environment
• Knowledge of the AP style of writing
• Willingness to work both dayside and night-side shifts, dependent on need of the department
• Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of Social Media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
• Maintains excellent writing and language skills.
• Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format.
• Maintains a working knowledge of principles of SEO including keyword research. Highly knowledgeable in the principles of “Search and Social”.
• Possesses functional knowledge and/or personal experience with WordPress.

Educational Requirements:

• College Degree Required or Equivalent  Experience

 

 

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: Los Angeles