CBS Corporation Production Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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.).
WCCO is looking for a big-picture manager who focuses on the audience experience and team work.
Manage behind-the-scenes operations in the control room and studio to create dynamic and memorable TV and digital content.
Lead technical and aesthetic quality control standards ensuring the WCCO brand’s look and feel is woven into all production.
Be the bridge that unites News/Creative Services/Engineering and IT.
Consult with Broadcast Operations & Engingeering (BO&E) management in equipment specifications, purchases, installation and evaluation as it pertains to production and on-air operations.
Lead and execute roll-out of large event coverage, i.e. Elections, Super Bowl, Final Four and other dynamic events.
Work closely with the directors and news managers to proactively deal with day-to-day as well as long-term needs of the station; troubleshoot and communicate kinks in the system.
Collaborate with Creative Services and Engineering to best showcase our beautiful studio, rooftop and mall sets.
Create new, dynamic camera shots and "live" locations in collaboration with the News Operations Manager.
Manage scheduling, training and motivation of staff by setting goals and offering nonstop feedback.
- Stay on top of industry changes and innovation; use knowledge to collaborate on long-range planning for facility development and production efficiencies for all platforms.
Attend weekly News and Engineering Managers meetings.
Other duties as assigned by the News Director.
Minimum five years’ management experience.
Detail oriented with excellent organizational, budgetary, personnel management, communication and client relationship skills.
Work well under pressure including tight budgets, deadlines and direction changes.
Pre-production, post production, and non-linear editing knowledge required.
Must be available to work any shift required in a 24/7 newsroom including weekends and evenings.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled