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CBS Corporation Executive Producer (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California

Executive Producer (San Francisco)

REF#: 34880

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.).


KPIX 5 is looking for an Executive Producer to lead our morning news team. This is a terrific opportunity to join a legacy news operation in one of the most dynamic markets in the country.

The successful candidate will craft compelling, urgent newscasts while leading a veteran editorial team. Demonstrated success developing and integrating content across multiple platforms is essential.

The Morning Executive Producer reports to the VP/News Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:

  • Oversee strategy and execution of morning news on all platforms

  • Motivate our team to create unique, visual, emotional and compelling content

  • Lead aggressive coverage of all breaking news and weather events

  • Review and copy edit news scripts to ensure accuracy, quality and compliance with all FCC requirements

  • Collaborate with other news managers to keep content consistent between all dayparts

  • Understand brand and manage broadcast and digital platforms so product is consistent with the brand

  • Use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content

  • Coach and inspire on-air talent, producers and photographers to work and collaborate well

  • Hold regular critique and feedback sessions

  • Work with News Director and Assistant News Director to own all station events and community outreach projects

  • Complete additional duties as assigned by News Director




  • Minimum 4 years experience as a producer or 2 years’ experience as a news manager


  • Results-oriented leader with strong organizational and communication skills

  • Cool under pressure

  • A risk taker who thrives off innovation

  • A mentor who listens and inspires a team

Education Level: College degree 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