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ViacomCBS Broadcast Associate/Assistant- 60 Minutes in New York, New York

REF#: 38470

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:

60 Minutes is seeking a Broadcast Associate whose primary job will be to provide administrative assistance to the show's Executive Editor. The ideal candidate is smart, enterprising, highly organized, and able to multi-task. You possess strong communications skills, good knowledge of news and current events, and a keen attention to detail.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Handling all administrative duties for 60 Minutes Executive Editor, including answering phones, maintaining schedules, booking travel, and doing expenses

  • Coordinating daily screenings and meetings for senior staff and producing teams

  • Maintaining the show's story pitch database

  • Assisting senior staff with some editorial and research needs

  • Working with producer teams to prepare for a shoot, including assembling research binders, printing questions, and anticipating production needs

  • Helping to gather and clear archival material from CBS and third-party sources

QUALIFICATIONS:

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a background in journalism as well as some experience as an administrative assistant

  • Must be willing to work overtime and some weekends, as needed

  • Must be able to able to work under deadline in a fast-paced environment

FUNCTION: Operations

EEO Statement:

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

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