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ViacomCBS Senior Producer in Boston, Massachusetts

REF#: 37928

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Boston, MA

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:

We're looking for a vigorous leader ready to be a critical part of our daily news gathering operations. Our next Senior Producer will be responsible for generating Story ideas, shooting, writing, and editing. Candidate must have line producing experience and will also be responsible for overseeing some newscasts. On a daily basis, the Senior Producer will be able to demonstrate creativity through newscasts and visual storytelling while teaching others how to do the same.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create unique and memorable stories and newscasts

  • Generate, write, shoot, edit news stories and request graphic support related to the stories

  • Copy edit and fact check copy for assigned newscasts

  • Lead and motivate team to produce compelling newscasts

  • Ability to use social media for news gathering and driving content across mediums

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 5 years experience as a main show producer in a major market

  • Record of producing compelling and memorable newscasts

  • Basic knowledge of newsroom systems

FUNCTION: Production

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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