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Publicist

14086

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Communications/PR
Studio City
Full-Time

The CBS Entertainment Group,  a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.

 

Overview & Responsibilities 
CBS Television Network is looking for a Publicist to join the Media Relations team!

 

  • Create and implement press strategies and develop timelines to improve show and actor profiles. 
  • Pitch to secure feature stories and talent interviews across a variety of media platforms and outlets including online, print, talk shows, podcasts, industry panels, among others
  • Liaise and align with producers, talent, key internal departments including Photo, Marketing and management to facilitate ongoing publicity support for series.
  • Plan, develop and carries out talent publicity trips, press junkets and on-set media visits in support of series.
  • Work red carpets for specials and other Network events. 
  • Write press releases, storylines, bios, itineraries, and social media copy for assigned series. 


Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in media relations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either English, Communications, Journalism, Publicity or related field. 

 

Additional Qualifications 

  • Ability to build strong relationships with press/media (traditional print press as well as online, blog writers, social media and emerging platforms). 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of pop culture and social media/ digital / online press. 
  • A creative and resourceful self-starter who can create a well thought out press plan for each of our talent and shows to enhance publicity, pitching traditional and non-traditional media. 
  • Strong organizational, leadership and client/talent relations/customer service skills with great attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work performed, both accurately and efficiently. 
  • Ability to work successfully in an extremely fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment while staying positive.
  • A great teammate available to also support fellow publicists and their projects when necessary.

 

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