Full Time Job

Director, CBS Mornings

CBS News

New York, NY 04-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS News is looking to hire an expert live, multi-camera broadcast director for their award-winning CBS Mornings program. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team leader with a strong creative sense. This person will work closely with the Executive Producer to develop and refine the look and feel of the morning broadcast.

The director will work with producers, graphic artists and technical build and execute the day's rundown. The ability to read into a segment, provide guidance on graphics as well as blocking each segment to add pacing and interest is a must. The director will attend editorial meetings and pitch ideas on how to complete segments beyond the morning hours the show is on the air. The person chosen will be seen as a full-fledged member of the senior editorial team.

• Collaborate with internal teams to determine all technical production requirements.
• Attend post-production meetings as needed and complete post-production reports

• Must have 5+ years of directing experience at cable or network level is preferred.
• Knowledge of ELC automation a plus.
• Candidate must be able to demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.
• Experience with software, technology, and production equipment required to support all forms of video services.
• Applicants should possess strong problem-solving skills with the ability to devise solutions.
• Strong attention to detail, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
• Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
• Excellent verbal communication, problem solving, and time management skills.
• Ability to delegate effectively.
• Ability to make important decisions under tight deadlines.
• Professionalism: Reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for their own actions; follows through on commitments.

This is a full-time staff position. The position requires DGA union status.


Hiring Salary Range: $300,000.00 - 400,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk00w0-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $300,000 to $400,000 Per Year ($ USD)