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Digital Content Producer


West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605

West Sacramento

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN 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, CBSN, 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 NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. 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 network.  


KOVR/KMAX is seeking an experienced journalist to join our fast-paced news team as a Full-Time Digital Content Producer. This is an editorial position with a heavy emphasis on news writing.


Overview and Responsibilities

We are seeing a Producer with that can handle breaking news coverage, report and write exclusive stories, and cover developing stories on CBSSacramento.com and GoodDaySacramento.com. Must have excellent writing and copy-editing skills and able to tell stories via the website and social media. They must also possess a detailed understanding of online audience habits and audience acquisition strategies. This Producer should be able to identify trends and stories that can be produced for the websites. Detailed oriented, great teammate, and work well under pressure to meet fast paced deadlines. They must also be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able work alone or under minimal supervision.

The Digital Content Producer must execute engaging, company compliant messaging on social media, especially to support Good Day Sacramento while it’s on air from 4:30-11 a.m. Help produce live video for CBSN Sacramento. Training will be provided. The candidate will develop original stories and content for CBSSacramento.com that will also appear on GoodDaySacramento.com. Produce compelling multimedia news experiences for the digital audiences. The ability to program the website homepage to engage site visitors. Ensure all daily content production is optimized using SEO strategies. Prepare reporters’ stories for the website, including editing copy. Crop, resize, and web-optimize images and graphics. Candidates must be flexible to work extended hours, including weekends, holidays, early mornings, and evenings.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong journalistic skills, including news judgment, research, writing, and editing.
  • Ability to incorporate SEO strategies across digital platforms.
  • Experience writing content for multiple social media platforms on behalf of publication or a brand, and successfully drive traffic through these platforms.
  • Understanding of web analytics and know when and how to apply them.
  • Capacity to act as lead producer on a shift covering multiple stories at any given time.
  • A bachelor’s degree or similar degree from an educational institution is preferred.
  • Two years or more of experience working in a newspaper, online, radio, or television newsroom is a plus.


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Nearest Major Market: Sacramento