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CBS Corporation Associate Producer- Booking (CBS This Morning) in New York, New York

Associate Producer- Booking (CBS This Morning)

REF#: 35267

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

Associate Producer in the Booking Department is responsible pitching, booking interviews on day-to-day coverage, futures planning and breaking news.

Description:

  • Finding and pitching story ideas

  • Coordinate logistics for taped interviews and live remote interviews, including guest suggestions, and booking guests

  • Research and write proposals

  • Work on various guest bookings and long-term assignments

  • Travel when necessary, flexible on schedule

  • Willingness to work long hours in breaking news situation or when a story requires

QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience with strong editorial judgment

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience

  • An established network of contacts

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong organizational and writing skills

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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