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CBS Corporation Web Producer - Per Diem in Miami, Florida

Web Producer - Per Diem

REF#: 34917

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Miami, FL

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:

CBS Miami is looking for a person with a passion for changing the world through online interaction, to work with a television station website serving one of the most exciting communities in the nation.

This person should be web savvy, with an understanding of how to build online communities and develop compelling web content ranging from news to community information and entertainment, which will generate repeat visitors and increased traffic to our website. He or she should believe the future of media is online, be able to show us why, and have great ideas about integrating television and broadband.

This position supports news, content development, special projects, and community building for CBSMIAMI.com and 33mytv.com. You will be working with a committed, experienced team of web professionals excited to be on the cutting edge of new media in a variety of website formats, for a company with a solid commitment to digital media in all forms.

The successful candidate must show the ability to:

  • Develop and maintain Interactive web content

  • Significant experience of working editorially with varied forms of digital content across digital platforms.

  • Keep track of major local stories and make sure they are updated in a timely manner

  • Produce news and information content

  • Support, strengthen and extend the brand of the TV web site

  • Work with newsroom personnel for creating web content

  • Be social media savvy with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

  • Innovate and generate great ideas for making our sites unique

  • Help generate a buzz about the web content we create

  • Grow with the position

To meet these goals, a candidate should have:

  • Previous experience in print or broadcast journalism

  • Previous experience in web/social media

  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures for blogs, message-boards, chat rooms, and user-generated content

  • Basic knowledge of WordPress CMS platform

  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills, with the ability to write promotion copy and AP-style news

  • Strong motivation and work ethic

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to oversee projects from conception to delivery.

  • The ability to multi-task on deadline in a fast paced media publishing environment, working in a self-directed manner

  • MS Office skills

  • Adobe PhotoShop or similar graphics program

  • Flexibility in working hours including evenings/weekends

Bonus skills:

  • Video shooting and editing

  • Basic knowledge of HTML

  • Dreamweaver/Golive

  • Understanding of TV or Radio media

  • Editorial skills

  • Journalism or Communications background, with demonstrated news judgment

  • Broadcast experience in news, programming, production, or promotions a plus

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or other related field

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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