CBS NewsLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Producer (Los Angeles)
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming 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, the CBS News Streaming Network, 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 EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount , all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations' top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News' streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount . The service is available live in 91 countries. 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 news division.
KCBS2/KCAL9-TV,â€¯weâ€¯areâ€¯looking for a dynamic storyteller who excels at crafting memorable newscasts. The nation's largest duopoly, the CBS Owned & Operated stations in Los Angeles, is looking for a Producer.
Producer should have outstanding ability to excel in multi-platform news operation. Excellent writing, copy editing and showcasing of content is a must. Full understanding of how digital, social and on-air platforms intersect. Superior ability to execute impactful, memorable multi-platform content in a timely manner. A proven leader who can handle extended hours of live breaking news coverage and keep calm, focused and in control.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• Newswriting, line producing
• Collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content.
• Maintain a steadfast commitment to accuracy and fairness
• Generate story ideas and participate in editorial meetings
• At least five years' experience, preferably in a top 20 market
• Strong people skills.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Experience with Avid, I-news, and Grass Valley Group server and newsroom editing systems a plus.
• College Degree Required or Equivalent Experience
This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA
Hiring Pay Range: $33.35 - 42.50 per hour
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement; accordingly, the hiring range is based upon the terms of that agreement. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. Additional fees may be earned and paid in accordance with the terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the collective bargaining agreement.