CBS Corporation Broadcast Associate, CBS This Morning in New York, New York
Broadcast Associate, CBS This Morning
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, 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.
CBS This Morning is in search of a broadcast associate to help manage partnerships with local CBS stations and affiliates.
The position calls for a solid background in journalism and control room production experience. The broadcast associate will work with the senior staff and producers of CBS This Morning to ensure unique content gets promoted on local newscasts across the country.
You will develop relationships with local producers and news managers at CBS stations and affiliates. You will manage daily live and taped cross-talks between CBS This Morning anchors and local news anchors. You will work closely with Newspath (the network’s news gathering service for CBS stations) to distribute promotional content and story previews to local stations. You will be responsible for communicating breaking news and special report plans to local stations as they unfold.
We need someone who is a self-starter who will take the initiative to find new and creative ways to promote our content; someone who recognizes compelling video and stories that deserve promotion; someone who is a strong tease writer; someone who prides themselves on their timing and control room skills; someone who can be a trustworthy contact for our local partners. A local news producer with experience building and then executing live broadcasts from the control room could be a strong candidate for this position.
Candidates should be fluent in AP style and have knowledge of ENPS. Familiarity with Avid Assist and NewsCutter is a plus. Candidates should pride themselves on nailing every detail and remaining calm while working fast and efficiently. They should thrive on working in an intense, but exhilarating live television environment. 4 year college degree in related field. Control room and tease writing experience a big plus.
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