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CBS Corporation Senior Producer, CBS This Morning in New York, New York

Senior Producer, CBS This Morning

REF#: 32834

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 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.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS This Morning is seeking a Senior Producer in New York. This person will be responsible for reviewing and approving scripts, overseeing breaking news, launching stories, preparing the show for broadcast, and managing a team of producers.

Candidates must be decisive multi-taskers with outstanding journalistic judgment and remain calm in high-pressure environments. They will be responsible for coordinating with a team of correspondents and producers in the field, managing the rundown, and overseeing the edit of pieces. They should have an excellent command of legal and standards processes, and both field and control room experience. This position requires an understanding of newsgathering and of broadcasting technology.

The position requires a broad and current knowledge of national and world events and a passion for finding new and compelling ways to showcase correspondents and the stories they cover around the world.

Must be willing to work overnight and flexible hours.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a producer on a news program

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior-level role including management experience in a newsroom

  • Field experience required, control room experience a plus

  • Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment

  • Exceptional written, organizational, and verbal communication skills

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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