CBS Corporation Associate Video Producer/Writer - CBS News.com in Washington, District Of Columbia

Associate Video Producer/Writer - CBS News.com

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CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC

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:

Responsible for shooting, writing and editing original video segments

Responsible for regularly writing and reporting original web stories

Take direction from Producers when editing video clips

Responsible for archiving video content and keeping a log of all clips that are accessible to the rest of the Editorial team

May also shoot video interviews and B-roll

Occasional duties directly tied to the creation of sizzle reels for sales purposes or group purposes for the benefit of CBSi brands or franchises

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ideal candidate is proficient in FinalCut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Word, Excel

An intimate knowledge of national politics, campaigns, policy, Congress and the Supreme Court.

A proven ability to write intelligently and accurately with an exacting attention to detail, especially in high-pressure breaking news situations.

The ability to perform efficiently in breaking news situations and the flexibility to work extra hours and on weekends.

Must have experience in a fast-paced digital newsroom

1-3 years news experience required

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