CBS Corporation Producer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Producer

REF#: 26840

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

  • Lead a team of anchors, reporters, photographers, editors and other journalists to identify and produce compelling stories and creative newscasts that meet station goals.

  • Coach and coordinate anchors, including weather and sports, to produce effective on-air teamwork.

  • Work closely with news managers to evaluate and adjust structure, strategy and content.

  • Use video, live reporting, graphics, props, anchor involvement and the other tools of television to deliver meaningful, memorable and distinctive news.

  • Write extensively on a tight deadline, including graphics and script copy.

  • Ensure newscast’s accuracy, fairness, quality and compliance with all FCC requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a producer in commercial television news.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications required.

Preferred:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills, demonstrating superior ability in use of both spoken and written language, as well as effectiveness working in teams and on tight deadline.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled