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CBS Corporation PRODUCER-WRITER-EDITOR, CBS Newspath in New York, New York

REF#: 35601

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 Newspath is seeking a Producer-Writer-Editor for its Newspath unit at its New York City newsroom. This department generates content for the network's 200+ affiliates around the country and international partners, featuring breaking and day-of news, as well as health, consumer and entertainment stories.

This is an opportunity to cover a broad range of national and international stories in a fast-paced professional newsroom. You will work closely with an outstanding team of correspondents around the country, under the supervision of an experienced staff of senior producers. Responsibilities include writing smart, concise reporter scripts under deadline/pressure and editing pieces on Adobe Premiere Pro. Producers are also encouraged to pitch original story ideas, developing first class content through all stages of production - from research, to field producing to scripting, to final edit.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

  • This position requires membership in both the Writers Guild of America and the IBEW.

  • At least 5 years of writing experience in major market or network required.

  • Ability to write, produce and edit under tight deadlines in a busy news environment

  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro nonlinear video editing system,

  • Proficiency in AP/ENPS newswriting system

  • Excellent communication and planning skills

  • This position may require working any day/shift in the news cycle.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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