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CBS Corporation Producer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Producer

REF#: 34925

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:

  • Dynamic producer to passionately lead a team of anchors, reporters, photographers, editors and other journalists.

  • Appreciates the power of pictures, people and pacing.

  • Creates great TV and helps to collaborate on content for digital platforms every day.

  • Understands the importance of executing strong breaking news and weather coverage.

  • Always has ideas and creates moments to showcase news/weather and sports anchors.

  • Work closely with news managers to evaluate value-added content for the changing audience.

  • Use video, live pictures, graphics, props, social media, anchor involvement and the other tools of television to deliver meaningful, memorable and distinctive news.

  • Writes memorable copy on tight deadlines.

  • Ensure newscast’s timeliness, accuracy, fairness, quality and compliance with all FCC requirements and CBS standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a producer in commercial television news.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications required.

Preferred:

  • Naturally curious and competitive leader; strong organizational and communication skills, conversational writing, as well as effectiveness working in teams and on tight deadlines.

  • iNews, Tagboard, Ross Overdrive

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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