CBS Corporation Digital Line Producer in Chicago, Illinois
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL
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.).
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
It’s a new era in local news! If you have the innate curiosity of a journalist, and a passion for innovating, CBS 2 Chicago wants to hear from you. We’re looking for a Digital Line Producer to work on CBSN-Chicago’s local live streaming network. The DLP will be at the forefront of transforming our business model, working with the newsroom and control rooms teams to manage live and on-demand video content for our mobile, desktop and OTT platforms.
The DLP leads a team of Associate Digital Line Producers to code and stack rundowns. The DLP also takes on many content creation responsibilities from writing headlines to maximizing SEO and shareability of CBSN-Chicago content. This role requires close coordination with news managers and broadcast line producers during live news programs.
Demonstrating expertise in timing in a control room environment.
Coding and stacking rundown content in coordination with Associate DLPs and broadcast line producers video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
Anticipating the needs of the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
Coordinating with news managers and broadcast line producers during live news programs.
Building show rundowns.
Other duties, as assigned.
Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
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 headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.
Thorough knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.
Familiarity with Edius or other non-linear editing systems.
Familiarity with iNews.
Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.
Experience with Crispin and iNews a big plus.
Understanding of SEO.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled