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Executive Producer, Streaming Washington Coverage

28590

Washington, DC, US, 20036

Other
Washington
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.  

 

CBS News is seeking an executive producer to serve as the point person for its Washington, D.C.-based streaming coverage! They will work with politics editors and correspondents in the D.C. bureau, as well as editorial leads in New York, to set the daily agenda for political coverage on the CBS News Streaming Network and to lead an hour long daily politics program. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate an insatiable passion for political journalism and have the ability to look beyond the top headlines of the day to identify original, newsworthy angles that will resonate with a broad audience within and outside of the beltway.

 

The executive producer for politics will bring:

  • At least ten years of experience producing live segments and taped programming, with recent experience in a national newsroom or top local market

  • At least seven years of experience working as a show producer in a live control room

  • Specific examples of growing in a breaking news environment, producing impactful journalism on deadline and under tight time constraints

  • A background in producing live interviews that break news and bring new information to the audience in a clear and compelling fashion

  • The capability to balance multiple daily and long term editorial priorities while remaining organized and maintaining a professional demeanor

  • Proven success building, developing, and leading a large, diverse team of people

  • Deep knowledge of politics and a dedication to telling stories that convey the impact of politics outside of D.C.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team to produce an hour-long daily politics program, including writing intros, tags and questions, as needed

  • Working with booking producers and D.C. editorial producers to secure newsmakers for live interviews

  • Delivering a line-up of correspondent segments and live interviews for daily programming across the streaming network’s other dayside and evening shows

  • Attending daily politics meetings and working with the politics team to identify and develop original story angles

  • Serving as the key point of contact in the bureau for the streaming network during breaking news

  • Mentoring, developing, and training a team of producers

  • Creating and supporting a positive work culture

  • Must be able to work early mornings, late nights, weekends and unpredictable hours based on news and coverage needs

 

This role is based in Washington, D.C. and is not eligible for remote work.

 

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. 

 

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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: Washington DC