ViacomCBS Executive Producer in New York, New York
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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.).
Oversee the editorial content, production and planning for various newscasts from story selection to on-air. Dynamic leadership, great editorial judgment and creativity necessary to manage team of producers and writers in sophisticated breaking news environment; must know how to present complex stories on broadcast, digital and streaming platforms. Ensure accuracy, quality and viewer appeal of newscasts. Maintain high standards in accordance with station and FCC regulations and requirements.
Work with production staff to ensure high quality, creative and error-free on-air look. Evaluate staff members, recruiting and hiring talented editorial staff. Interact with and manage anchors and reporters. Generate great story ideas and assist in production of "enterprise" reporting. Oversee high quality teases and promotion for newscasts.
Minimum 5-7 years' experience as a producer or news manager preferred, with at least 2 of those years, preferably, in a large market. Must understand how to use social media as a promotional tool to extend viewership. Familiarity with New York market a big plus. Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled