CBS Corporation Executive Producer - Sports in Studio City, California

Executive Producer - Sports

REF#: 33049

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

ABOUT US:

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:

KCBS2/KCAL9, the nation’s largest duopoly is looking for a top notch, hands on Executive Producer. If you are a newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity and have top twenty market experience, then this is the place for you. As Executive Producer you will have overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, producers, writers, and all involved in the newscast production. Must be able to handle big breaking news cleanly, be creative and forward thinking. You must be able to work with a large and diverse staff in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Prior management experience

  • News writing and line producing background.

  • Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content.

  • Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness

  • Generate story ideas and participate in editorial meetings

  • At least five years' experience, preferably in a top 20 market

  • Strong people skills and other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with Avid I-News, and Grass Valley group server and newsroom editing systems a plus.

Educational requirements:

  • College degree preferred.

Referral Instructions:

Qualified candidates please apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: https://losangeles.cbslocal.com or www.cbscorporation

This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled