CBS Corporation Digital Line Producer in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Digital Line Producer
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
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.).
CBSN Minnesota is looking for a Digital Line Producer to work on WCCO’s live streaming network. The DLP will work with the control room teams managing, optimizing and timing live and on demand video content for mobile, desktop and OTT platforms. The role requires close coordination with Managers and Broadcast Line Producers during live news programs, but the DLP takes on many responsibilities from writing headlines to maximizing SEO and shareability and the social media team to edit and publish out video.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
Overseeing content on CBSN by building show rundowns and segments, editing video and scripts whenever needed.
Tracking news and events; coordinating coverage with managers and line producers.
Anticipating the needs of CBSN with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
Coding/stacking rundown content at the direction of the show producers with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
Writing memorable scripts and segments.
Demonstrating expertise in timing in a control room environment.
Other duties as assigned.
2+ years’ experience in creating and building show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.
Demonstrated success operating in a fast-paced control room.
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 editing systems and iNews.
Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.
Understanding of SEO.
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