Full Time Job

Ep Special Projects / Weekends

CBS News

Boston, MA 07-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Are you a creative and innovative storyteller looking to grow your leadership skills and make an impact? WBZ News is looking for a phenomenal, hardworking and highly organized multi-skilled leader to lead our special projects unit and weekend news coverage.

This is a role for a dynamic transformation leader who knows news and can coordinate demo-targeted content for all WBZ platforms. The ideal candidate is someone who can help grow our team and ratings while setting a high standard for news quality through feedback and mentorship.
Overview and Responsibilities:
• Manage a team of anchors, reporters, producers, meteorologists, photojournalists, digital content producers, and editors with strong editorial judgement.
• Exhibit strong editorial judgement, effective communication, and critical thinking skills.
• Create content by utilizing the latest news gathering technology to shoot and edit stories.
• Cultivate a work environment that encourages fresh ideas, risk taking, and community engagement for our multi-platform audiences.
• Support the station's objective of prioritizing digital-first content growth through daily editorial choices.
• Uphold impeccable grammar, spelling, and attention to detail in all content that is produced.
• Work in the newsroom and control room demonstrating adaptability and composure in fast paced situations.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in broadcast or cable news; at least 3 years of newsroom management experience.
• Prior experience in a live control room, including serving as a line producer in a live-news environment.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
• Familiarity with streaming platforms and working knowledge of digital video production techniques and online content management.
• This position requires working weekends and holidays.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0x4qe-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.