CBS Corporation Content Producer in New York, New York
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.
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CBSN is a dynamic, 24/7 streaming news network. It is available live and on demand via the free CBS News app, on OTT, desktop and mobile. CBSN is always on and represents the future of news.
The CBSN News team is seeking a writer and copy editor with 3 to 5 years of experience to work closely with senior show team production in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and handle breaking news for a 24 hour digital news channel. Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple assignments for regular programming as well as rolling breaking news coverage.
Write and customize copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages
Copy edit scripts
Write teases and headlines for daily show(s)
Write banners and quotes during breaking news
Owning and mastering the day’s news & team’s coverage
Mentor APs, DAs and junior team members on writing tone, substance and style
Work with Senior and Line Producers on standards and the editorial direction of language for the anchors, correspondents and on screen graphics
Pitch & execute special, feature & recurring segments
What you bring to the team:
You have -
Minimum 5 years working in broadcast journalism
3-5 years experience writing copy for network, cable and/or local TV news in a major market
Solid background in journalism and TV, including strong news judgment & critical thinking skills
Impeccable grammar and spelling
Experience in writing daily news and feature taped packages
A passion for news
Strong communication skills and ability to train and advise associate producers, production assistants and junior staff in writing and editing broadcast copy.
Superior news judgment
Command of AP style and broadcast writing.
Must be very detail oriented with ability to work and write calmly and efficiently in high stress, intense deadline, live TV environment
Must pass comprehensive CBS News Digital writing test.
You might also have -
Knowledge of ENPS preferred
Line producing experience
A deep understanding of political news
Strong understanding of digital and social media
Knowledge and a passion for the future of digital media
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled