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ViacomCBS Production Intern, CBS Operations & Engineering Summer 2020 in New York, New York

REF#: 36352

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




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.


The CBS Operations & Engineering (COE) Production Management Department is responsible for the multiple clients, both internal and external that use various studios in the CBS Broadcast Center. The role of the Production Manager is coordinate day-to-day studio production activity with the different shows using the facilities. Organizing the stage and technical crew, overseeing operations of the CBS personnel, and preparing invoices for Finance to bill clients for the completed production day.

The COE Production Intern will:

* * Work alongside the COE Production Managers who are responsible for the multiple productions that use various Studios in the CBS Broadcast Center.

  • Join other CBS personnel to attend production meetings held by the different shows to go over their needs for each individual day

  • Assist with coordinating the scheduling of the crew

  • Assist the Production manager on show days with client needs as they come up

  • Learn Staging and Technical needs on the studio floor as well as inside an active control room to get a complete understanding of how a studio operates as per the shows particular needs



  • TV/Radio or communications major with a specific focus on Studio Production.

  • Knowledge of current technologies such as networking and streaming a plus.


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