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ViacomCBS Digital Line Producer in Baltimore, Maryland

REF#: 35818

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Baltimore, MD

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:

CBSN-Baltimore is looking for a Digital Line Producer to work on CBSN-Baltimore's local live streaming network. The Digital Line Producer will work with the control room teams managing, optimizing and timing live and on demand video content for mobile, desktop and OTT platforms.

The role require close coordination with Senior and Broadcast Line Producers during live news programs, but the DLP takes on many responsibilities from writing headlines to maximizing SEO and shareability and working with video editors and social media team to edit and publish out video.

Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrating expertise in timing in a control room environment.

  • Coding/stacking rundown content at the direction of the show producers with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.

  • Anticipating the needs of the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements while also taking direction from senior producers.

  • Coordinating with the Senior and other Line Producers during live news programs.

  • Building show rundowns.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • 2+ years experience in creating and building show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.

  • Demonstrated success operating in a fast-paced control room.

  • Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headline and edit video for live digital broadcast.

  • Through knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.

  • Familiarity with Avid editing systems and ENPS and iNews.

  • Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.

  • Understanding of SEO.

Preferred:

  • Experience with Crispin and iNews a big plus.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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