Full Time Job


CBS Interactive

New York, NY 04-27-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


ViacomCBS Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of ViacomCBS that encompasses both free, paid, and premium streaming services including Pluto TV, Paramount +, CBS Sports Digital, and CBS News Digital.

Role Details:

CBSN Originals is looking for a Producer to pitch, develop and produce original, engaging half-hour stories for our premium documentary series. We're looking for a proven journalist who also has experience in documentary television and/or filmmaking, with a track record of producing compelling, provocative and intelligent stories.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Research, pitch, field produce
• Outline and script documentaries
• Light and shoot interviews, b-roll and stand ups
• Direct field DP
• Collaborate with CBSN Originals supervisors during all phases of pitching, production, and post
• Complete media management and organizational tasks associated with production
• Coordinate and schedule productions, including booking travel, hotels, transportation, and submitting expense reports
• Coordinate deliverables after the documentary is complete, including but not limited to: short article(s) about the doc, images from the doc, story summaries, clips for social media and promotion across company platforms, and repurposing materials for other formats across CBS News.
• Producing projects from start to finish


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• 5+ years of experience in video journalism or documentary production
• Solid understanding of journalism standards of attention to editorial detail and story balance as well as the appropriate use of audio video edits.
• Skilled in building narratives through visual story telling
• Highly organized, with excellent communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
• Ability to work independently and remain deadline-oriented
• Strong time management and ability to juggle multiple projects
• Creative problem solver
• Strong writing
• A passion for bringing news stories and cultural topics to life
• Ability to shoot B-camera when needed

You might also have -
• Familiarity with Adobe Premiere Pro a plus
• Experience with both hosted and non-hosted formats is a plus
• High level of skill with pro cameras

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj2mzb-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.