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ViacomCBS Web Producer in New York, New York

REF#: 36281

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

CBSNewYork.com is looking for a strong multi-media producer to join our dynamic team at the CBS 2 / WLNY-TV 10/55 station studios in the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. We feature the latest local news, politics, sports, traffic and weather as well as "The Best of New York."

The ideal candidate will be a passionate news junkie with his/her finger on the pulse of NYC. We are looking for someone who:

  • Thrives under unrelenting deadline pressure.

  • Can quickly and accurately report on a variety of platforms.

  • Writes engaging, sticky, creative copy that is also SEO friendly.

  • Is a social media addict and very comfortable using Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and more.

  • Generates attention-grabbing headlines with speed and ease.

  • Produces copy on a wide variety of topics that you just know will go viral.

  • Has an interest/deep knowledge of our local sports teams.

  • Has the ability to wear at least 6 hats at once and enjoys working in a fast-paced newsroom environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Individuals must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field

  • Photoshop

  • Web Publishing

  • At least 2 years working in a newsroom or for a news website

  • Excellent writer with a working knowledge of AP writing style

Ideal candidates will also have experience with WordPress, iNews and video editing software.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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