CBS NewsSan Francisco, CA
Full Time Job
KPIX 5 is looking for a digital journalist who wants to drive our digital, social, and streaming platforms to new heights! We are looking for candidates who thrive in a fast-paced newsroom environment and possess a vision to elevate our online presence in new ways for the Bay Area.
As a Web Producer, you'll help drive content creation by collaborating with an expert team of journalists. Your reach will span an array of platforms, including our website, app, social media channels and OTT platforms. The position requires storytelling skills, research abilities, SEO knowledge and efficient copyediting standards. We value candidates who will turn stories, tips and local issues into articles and interactive content! The Web Producer will have a news background with storytelling skills that hook a reader and leave them no choice but to scroll down. Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
• Creatively brainstorm and produce articles & interactive content under tight deadlines
• Schedule and write social media posts
• Increase digital traffic through outreach to other content aggregators
• Engage with users to answer comments and addressing inquiries
• Work with Digital Content Manager to maintain the integrity of websites
• 2 years experience in an online, newspaper, television or radio newsroom
• Excellent writing and copy-editing skills using AP Style
• Basic knowledge of HTML
• Strong editorial judgment, communication and critical thinking skills
• Experience with WordPress & Adobe Photoshop preferred
• Basic video and audio editing skills
• B.S. or B.A. in Journalism or similar field required
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.
Hiring Salary Range: $72,000.00 - 85,000.00.
The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. 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. 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 appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.