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ViacomCBS Freelance Associate Digital Line Producer in San Francisco, California

REF#: 37852

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

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:

CBSN Bay Area is looking for an Associate Digital Line Producer to work on CBSN Bay Area’s local live streaming network. The ADLP will work with the Executive Producer managing and optimizing live and on demand video content for mobile, desktop and OTT platforms.

The ADLP will assist with maximizing SEO and shareability and working with social media team to edit and publish out video.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping to code/stack rundown content with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.

  • Anticipate the needs of the stream with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.

  • Helping to coordinate with the Executive Producer during live news events.

  • Assist with building show rundowns.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Recent college grad with 1+ years of experience preferred in helping to create and build show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.

  • Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.

  • Thorough knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.

  • Familiarity with non-linear editing systems and iNews preferred.

  • Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.

  • Experience with Crispin and iNews is a huge plus.

  • Understanding of SEO.

Physical Demands: Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard.

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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