CBS Corporation Associate Video Producer/Writer - CBS News.com in Washington, District Of Columbia
Associate Video Producer/Writer - CBS News.com
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC
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.
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
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled