Digital Line Producer
CBS NewsChicago, IL
Full Time Job
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation's #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES for Paramount . CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.
If you have the innate curiosity of a journalist, the creativity of a storyteller, and a passion for innovating – CBS 2 Chicago wants to hear from you. We're looking for a Digital Line Producer to own the team of content creators on CBSN-Chicago, our local news digital streaming network. The DLP is at the forefront of transforming our business model to prioritize the needs of a streaming audience, working with the newsroom and control room teams to manage live and on-demand video content for mobile, desktop and OTT platforms.
The DLP manages a team of Associate Digital Line Producers to code and stack rundowns. The DLP also takes on many content creation responsibilities from writing headlines, to producing long-form specials, to maximizing SEO and shareability of CBSN-Chicago content. This role requires close coordination with news managers and broadcast line producers during live news programs and special coverage events.
We are seeking someone with demonstrated expertise in timing in a control room environment.
Coding and stacking rundown content in coordination with Associate DLPs and broadcast line producers regarding video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
Anticipating the needs of the show with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
Coordinating with news managers and broadcast line producers during live news programs.
Building show rundowns.
Shooting and editing video in a non-linear platform.
Other duties, as assigned.
Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous
Preferred education and experience requirements:
• 2 years' experience in creating and building show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.
• Demonstrated success operating in a fast-paced control room.
• Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.
• Detailed knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.
• Familiarity with Edius or other non-linear editing systems.
• Familiarity with iNews.
• Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.
• Experience with Crispin and iNews a big plus.
• Understanding of SEO.