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CBS Corporation Photo Specialist in New York, New York

Photo Specialist

REF#: 35202

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Photo Specialist will have dynamic, wide-ranging responsibilities involving almost every aspect of the CBS Photo Department. This position requires practical knowledge of photographic production, supporting knowledge of imaging software and data-management systems, and a team-oriented ethic that enables the many disciplines of the CBS Photography Department. The successful candidate will assist in the production of and distribution of photo assets, and also in the maintenance of photographic archives, equipment, and other department operations.


Editing and retouching of photographic coverage for CBS Entertainment programming, CBS News, CBS Sports, CBS Photo Archive, CBS Corporate events and The CW programming.

Co-produce and work as an assistant during on-set and gallery photo shoots helping with all phases of the production logistics and on-site tasks such as but not limited to securing locations, ordering food and transportation, securing needed supplies, editing and uploading for social platforms.

Fluency in visual production for social media platforms, including GIF’s, cinemagraphs, boomerangs and videos.

Assist in handling registrations for our media site, CBS Press Express, as well as assisting with its general operation.

Will have other wide-ranging responsibilities including but not limited to working on departmental and corporate events; handle uploading to Press express and Getty during CBS live events; traffic manager for booking in-house gallery shoots; assigning photographers for CBS diversity events and handling the editing and retouching; assigning photographers for CBS annual Service Awards dinner along with editing and retouching.



  • 1-3 years experience required

  • College Degree Required - possible majors in Photography, Photojournalism, Digital Arts, Design and Visual Communications or Marketing

  • Proficient in Photoshop

  • Knowledge of digital photography, metadata and digital software such as Adobe Creative Suite

  • Familiarity with digital asset management systems and editing systems such as Photo Mechanic

  • Ability to work under constant pressure

  • Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled