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CBS Corporation Digital Media Producer - Philly Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Digital Media Producer - Philly Market

REF#: 31807

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance


JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA


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.).

DESCRIPTION: is seeking an experienced journalist to join our fast-paced news team as a Part-Time Digital Media Producer. This is an editorial position.

The ideal candidate will be able to manage breaking news coverage; report and write exclusive stories and cover developing stories. He or she should have excellent writing and copy editing skills and the ability to tell stories via all digital platforms- the website, apps, and social media.

Candidate should be able to identify trends and stories that can be produced for Candidates must be detail oriented and work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines.


CBS Philadelphia digital media producers must possess a thorough understanding of online audience habits and audience acquisition strategies, including but not limited to:

  • Strong journalistic skills including news judgment, research, writing and editing

  • SEO strategies in building headlines, stories, galleries, multimedia posts, etc.

  • Experience with multiple social media platforms on behalf of a brand or publication

Proven success driving traffic and brand through these platforms.

  • Understanding of basic web analytics and how to apply them

  • Ability to act as lead producer on shift covering multiple stories at any given time and directing assistant producer on tasks to help


CBS Philadelphia Digital Media Producers are expected to apply the above concepts in the following parts of their job:

  • Developing original stories and content exclusively for

  • Produce compelling multi-media news experiences for the digital consumer

  • Clear communication, teamwork, and attention to detail are essential.

  • Execute effective, company compliant messaging on Social

  • Program website section fronts to engage digital consumers.

  • Make sure all daily content production is optimized using SEO strategies


2 + years prior experience in a newspaper, online, radio or television newsroom is a plus.

This job requires flexible hours, including weekends, holidays, early mornings and evenings.


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