CBS Corporation Senior Digital Producer - Freelancer in New York, New York

Senior Digital Producer - Freelancer

REF#: 28388

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Local Digital Media

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

Looking for an ambitious senior digital producer to join our fast-growing CBS Radio digital team. You live and breathe the news cycle and know how to create, find and execute daily quick-turnaround trending, music and hard news video segments for website, social, and partner sites.

Someone who has worked in a newsroom before and can adapt to telling any type of story. You know your audience and can produce entertainment, original interviews, hard news, viral video, or human interest story in less than 2 hours. You know how to identify a video, moment or soundbite before it garners press and can find engaging content.

Experience with voice-over work preferred. Knowledge of fair-use guidelines, licensing, original interviews is essential.

Rate and samples of producing for digital required for consideration for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing, producing, managing and publishing up to 15 digital videos daily

  • Excellent headline-writing skills with SEO optimization

  • Pitching content to internal websites, partners and outside media

  • Planning advance features utilizing radio interviews, talent, holidays, anniversaries, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA or BS degree, 5+ years experience digital content production or entertainment/news video producing

Understanding online digital content and finding stories that appeal to a national and local radio audience

Experience using digital video players, embed codes, partner XML feeds

Ability to multitask and adapt to a changing environment

Full-Time freelance with the opportunity to turn into a permanent position

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled