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CBS Corporation Content Producer (freelance) in New York, New York

Content Producer (freelance)

REF#: 32551

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




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.).


CBS 2 / WLNY-TV is looking for a Content Producer to generate story ideas, research and gather information and write, produce and present stories for all content platforms including social media. Candidates must be able to write compelling, succinct and clear news stories, and must have the ability to independently shoot footage to be used in the telling of stories. Must have the ability to operate the assigned news gathering gear. Candidates must be able to develop sources, maintain contacts and pursue leads that result in great stories. Maintain a deep familiarity with the NY market and the community in order to generate original stories.



Candidates must have writing/producing experience in a major market. Must be excellent journalist, writer and leader and able to express his/her editorial ideas in editorial meetings. Must be a bold thinker. Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or Broadcasting preferred. Minimum of 2 years full-time professional news reporting experience preferred. Ability to work independently in a one-man band, backpack, multimedia environment. Excellent writing skills for all platforms including social media. Knowledge of and proficiency with various editing systems/softward (Avid, Adobe Premiere, etc.). Ability to think on your feet and respond appropriately. Must be able to lift, carry and maneuver equipment that could weigh up to 50 pounds. Flexibility to work any days, any hours required (nights, overnights, weekends and holidays).


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