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CBS Corporation Associate Digital Line Producer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Associate Digital Line Producer

REF#: 35004

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

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:

CBSN Minnesota is looking for an Associate Digital Line Producer to work on WCCO’s live streaming network. The ADLP will work with the Digital Line Producers (DLPs) and the control room teams managing and optimizing live and on demand video content for mobile, desktop and OTT platforms.

The role requires close coordination with DLPs and Broadcast Line Producers during live news programs, but the ADLP will assist with editing content, writing headlines and maximizing SEO and shareability as well as work with the social media team to edit and publish out video.

Responsibilities include:

  • Editing video, stories and segments.

  • Assisting the DLP with timing in a control room environment.

  • Helping to code/stack rundown content at the direction of the show producers with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.

  • Anticipating the needs of the DLP in every aspect of the the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements while also taking direction from managers.

  • Helping to coordinate with producers during live news programs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Recent college grad with 1+ years of experience preferred in helping to create and build show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.

  • Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.

  • Thorough knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.

  • Familiarity with Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Stratus and iNews.

  • Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.

  • Understanding of SEO.

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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