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ViacomCBS Supervising Producer-CBS This Morning DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

REF#: 38172

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS This Morning is seeking a supervising producer overseeing nightly coverage out of Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will have exceptional television production skills and an eye for innovation. You will help manage a team of producers and editors as they cover pieces that vary from political news of the day to in-depth features. In this position you will work with correspondents to edit scripts and develop story pitches while also serving as the main point of contact overnight for the senior production team in New York.

Candidates must be decisive multi-taskers who can shape content to work for both television and digital. An emphasis will be placed on generating ideas for original content and executing those ideas in a compelling manner. The position requires a broad and current knowledge of national and world events as well as strong writing and editing skills. The ideal candidate is a leader that inspires teams and helps develop producers working under strict deadlines. The ability to communicate with other managers and producers across the news division is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience working in news and/or production experience

  • Ability to recognize stories with a high potential of producing compelling television and digital content

  • High level of competency in writing and producing

  • Ability to work with a team of producers and editors under deadline

  • Exceptional understanding of broadcast and video production

  • Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require

FUNCTION: Production

EEO Statement:

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