CBS Corporation Senior Producer in Studio City, California

Senior Producer

REF#: 31815

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 has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Producer at the Los Angeles Duopoly. We are seeking a strong leader as this person will help lead the production staff on a daily newscast. Along with producing, you will also be required to write scripts and teases, rough-cut video and assist in the overall production of stories for the newscasts.

JOB FUNCTION: We need someone who can be an immediate standout in a newsroom that produces eleven and a half hours of news a day. Excellent writing skills and copy editing ability needed. Must have proven live control room experience and be able to smoothly handle breaking news while adjusting the rundown. You will also need to be able to build a compelling daily newscast with high production value in a competitive, pressurized environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • News-writing, line producing

  • 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.

  • Understanding use of social media and cross- platform promotion

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Experience with Avid I-news, and Grass Valley Edius System a plus.

Educational Requirements:

  • College Degree Required or Equivalent Experience

Referral Instructions:

All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: www.cbsandyou.com (internal applicants) and www.cbscareers.com (external applicants)

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

NO PHONE CALLS or EMAILS 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.

CBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of CBS to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical or mental disability, veteran’s status, marital status, or height or weight and to conform to applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled