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CBS Corporation Broadcast Associate -CBS This Morning in New York, New York

REF#: 35166

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The CBS This Morning Broadcast Associate works alongside the shows Associate Producers and Producers in newsgathering, fact checking, securing video footage, tracking data sources and editing tape pieces overnight. This will include gathering elements (photos, video, breaking news statements), researching stories thoroughly, writing scripts, overseeing package edits, coordinating with rights and clearances, communicating with our legal and standards teams, logging interviews, picking interview bites, and updating anchor introductions or tape pieces with new information overnight.

Because of the varied nature of the content within our two hour broadcast, the Broadcast Associate role encompasses a diverse set of assignments and responsibilities. The ideal candidate is a team player with exceptional organizational skills, is detail-oriented, and has the ability to both multi-task and keep a calm head under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Researching stories

  • Reviewing and coordinating copy and scripts

  • Gathering elements for taped pieces

  • Collaborating with correspondents/producers in various bureaus to confirm stories for air

  • Managing travel and transportation arrangements for CBS This Morning on-air guests, talent, and crews

QUALIFICATIONS:

'-Internship or comparable experience working on a news broadcast

-Strong editorial sense and writing skills

-Able to work under pressure and under strict deadlines

-Bachelor’s in Communications or related discipline

-Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills

-An interest in journalism

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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