ViacomCBS News Operations Director in Studio City, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA
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.).
KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is looking for a Director News Operations. This is a techie’s dream job. This person will be in charge of all technical operations for the news department. He or she will oversee ENG and Satellite newsgathering operations and will be charged with leading the photography and editing staff. Knowledge of the latest mobile broadband technology and all other emerging news technology is also necessary. This person will oversee implementation of any new technology in the newsroom. This job will require strong people skills needed to manage a diverse group in the newsroom; and interact seamlessly with other departments within the station.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability of:
Prior management experience
Experience in electronic newsgathering, preferably in a top 20 market
Strong people skills
Candidates must have:
Five years minimum experience in electronic news gathering operations (microwave, satellite, mobile broadband) which includes having had a supervisory role.
OTT (streaming) and ELC (Enhanced Live Production control system) knowledge needed.
Experience with Grass Valley Group servers and editing systems, Sony XDCam,
Experience with Union Contract Negotiations
Avid editing systems and Avid I-News newsroom computer systems a big plus.
Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness
Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education Level:
College degree or equivalent experience
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