CBS Corporation PRODUCER in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA
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.).
- Producing newscasts as assigned; writing for other newscasts as assigned
Ability to multi-task and manage a show under pressure in and out of the control room, providing leadership and effectively communicating with all newscast team members
Ability to meet deadlines
Excellent broadcast writing skills, including teases
Ability to understand news stories, how they impact viewers and how to best communicate that in words and visuals
Ability to use and manage multiple resources to produce a compelling show including: video, sound, graphics, multiple studio standup locations including "Storyteller" or similar technology, multiple live reporters via KU, ENG, IP transmission and helicopter
We’re looking for a creative producer, not just a show stacker; a team player with great people skills who can take direction from managers and execute the station’s mission for a newscast
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
College Degree required
At least two years’ experience producing a commercial TV newscast required
Familiarity with non-linear editing and playback systems preferred
Familiarity with social media and how to use it to generate and promote stories a plus
Experience managing reporters using emerging forms of live transmission (i.e. LiveU, Dejero, Skype, Facetime, etc.) in addition to traditional ENG and KU modes a plus
Must be able to work all shifts
For consideration, please apply via our website www.kdka.com.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
KDKA-TV/WPCW-TV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Consistent with our equal opportunity program, we request that you advise us of any candidate, including disabled persons, minorities or women, you believe may be qualified for this position and advise interested parties to apply as indicated.
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