Job Information

ViacomCBS Producer (Freelance) Lifestyle Show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

REF#: 37843

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

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:

KDKA-TV is looking for a part-time freelance producer to assist in the production of our #1 Lifestyle and entertainment show: Pittsburgh Today Live (PTL.) This person will be responsible for helping with the development of our daily hour-long show. We do all kinds of fun stuff with this hour! We cook. We build. We game. We interview. We talk. We laugh. We’re looking for someone who wants to have fun alongside a team that works hard.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Assisting in the production of lifestyle content for a morning audience

  • Pitch, book and vet guests for lifestyle and topical segments, including client-based segments

  • Field produce live remote productions

  • Produce social and digital content

  • Write and produces topical content.

  • Creative track record of producing content - whether it’s in a newscast or similar lifestyle program

  • Fill-in for the primary show producer

Requirements and Skills:

  • College degree

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written for broadcasting and digital platforms

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and multi-task

  • Shooting and editing content

FUNCTION: Production

EEO Statement:

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

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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