CBS Corporation Documentary Editor - CBS News.com in New York, New York

Documentary Editor - CBS News.com

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CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

CBSN, CBS News’ 24-hour streaming news platform, is seeking a documentary editor for its longform documentary series, CBSN Originals.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced video editor with a strong background in longform storytelling, excellent news judgment and a proven track record in crafting and shaping stories through the use of video, graphics and text.

The editor must have strong editorial sensibilities and work independently as needed, but also must be able to work with a team in a newsroom setting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree

At least 5-6 years experience in documentary or long form news programming in cable, broadcast or digital.

Must be able to work in fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure.

Strong communication skills.

Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends.

Must successfully pass a background check

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled