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Producer

32501

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Production
Studio City
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.  

 

KCBS2/KCAL9-TV, the CBS Owned & Operated stations in Los Angeles and the nation’s largest duopoly is seeking a Producer for our morning expansion. This is an opportunity to build a newscast from the ground up! We are looking for a dynamic storyteller who excels at crafting memorable newscasts by expertly using words, pictures and sounds.

 

Job function:

Producer should have outstanding ability to excel in multi-platform news operation. Excellent writing, copy editing and showcasing of content is a must. Full understanding of how digital, social and on-air platforms intersect. Superior ability to execute impactful, memorable multi-platform content in a timely manner. A proven leader who can handle extended hours of live breaking news coverage and keep calm, focused and in control. 

Knowledge and skill requirements:


•            Newswriting, line producing
•            Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content.
•            Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness
•            Generate story ideas and participate in editorial meetings
•            At least five years’ experience, preferably in a top 20 market
•            Strong people skills
•            Other duties as assigned
•            Experience with Avid, I-news, and Grass Valley Group server and newsroom editing systems a plus.

 

Educational Requirements:
•            College Degree Required or Equivalent Experience

 

Referral Instructions: 
All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: via link on Total Rewards Homepage (internal applicants) and https://careers.viacomcbs.com (external applicants) 
This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions. 


NO PHONE CALLS or EMAILS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.
 

 

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