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ViacomCBS Executive Producer-CBS This Morning in New York, New York

REF#: 37342

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:

CBS This Morning is seeking a bold and creative Executive Producer with strong leadership skills to prepare and execute a fast-paced daily broadcast. The EP is in constant communication with management, anchors, correspondents and producers to execute a winning strategy. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of team leadership with cross-departmental collaborative skills; strong journalistic judgement, and the ability to flourish in a competitive environment. You must be comfortable in a fast-paced newsroom, with the ability to anticipate and respond quickly to change.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a large highly skilled team of anchors, producers, and correspondents

  • Work collaboratively and strategically with our news management team

  • Demonstrate an inclusive, empowering and results-oriented approach to leadership

  • Serve as the editorial point person during broadcast preparation, inside the control room, through the end of each show

  • Create a positive work environment for the entire team

  • Mentor the team and drive staff development

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years show producing at a local station or news network

  • Ability to set and communicate show vision and strategy

  • Proven ability to lead and execute strong breaking news coverage

  • Demonstrated success building, engaging and leading a large, diverse team of people

  • Superior writing and copyediting skills

  • Strong written and verbal communicator

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, based on breaking news

  • Possess technical skills, strategic thinking/decision making

  • Strong knowledge of competitive space

FUNCTION: Production

EEO Statement:

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

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