CBS Corporation Managing Editor in Santa Monica, California

Managing Editor

REF#: 32783

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA


CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.


Division Overview

The Global Franchise Management group is responsible for establishing and maintaining a cohesive Star Trek franchise presence cross-company.

Role Details:

The Managing Editor for will lead editorial content for site that expands and enhances the Star Trek franchise and engages the growing audience.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Grow and manage day-to-day editorial calendar around key moments, tent pole events, premieres, launches, etc

  • Help evolve’s editorial voice and POV

  • Write, edit and layout articles

  • Work with video lead and social media lead to create cohesive site experiences

  • Ensure deadlines are met by writers, bloggers and content contributors

  • Liaise with PR, marketing and consumer products teams to work on pieces that enhance user experience

  • Optimize editorial process

Key Projects:

  • Expand’s content offerings to reach a younger and more diverse audience

  • Expand editorial content selection on site

  • Help build a seamless workflow for access to

  • Drive and build awareness and engagement



  • 5+ years experience writing, editing, interviewing

  • Adobe Photoshop experience

  • Experience running or working on a website

  • Strong editorial and news judgement

  • Passion and knowledge about television and pop culture

  • Entertainment news or news experience in a leadership position


  • Experience in brand building and evolution

  • Video production background



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled