CBS Corporation Associate Producer in San Francisco, California

Associate Producer

REF#: 30392

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA


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.).


Are you the top morning producer in your shop?

Are you ready to help build a better morning newscast in one of the nation’s most dynamic markets?

KPIX 5 is looking for an associate producer who will innovate and create compelling newscasts tailored for a sophisticated audience.

Description of Duties

Associate producer will write and edit stories, pitch story ideas, produce segments, write teases, booth segments and serve as the main fill-in producer as needed.

Assist line producers with the production of morning newscasts

Responsible for producing shows and segments with a sense of urgency, energy and pacing

Respond aggressively to breaking news.

Make editorial and content decisions in accordance with department guidelines and standards.

Write news stories and teases in a straightforward, active voice, conversational style, with proper grammar and spelling

Effectively coordinate with field crews and editors

Create news graphics

Edit video to station standards making proper use of shot sequences

Monitor news wires, social media, and feed sources for updated information

Exercise sound news judgment

Produce morning news updates

Clearly communicate both in newsroom and production control room


Professional Requirements

At least 3 years line producing with a proven track record.

The personal and professional maturity to direct and manage a staff of experienced reporters, writers and editors.

Must posses excellent writing and production skills.

Adept at responding to breaking news

Eagerness to incorporate new media strategies and technologies.

Desire and ability to innovate

Desktop editing required.

Related College degree and/or equivalent preferred.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled