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Supervising - News

CBS News

Washington, DC 04-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
DESCRIPTION:

CBS This Morning is seeking a supervising producer overseeing nightly coverage out of Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will have exceptional television production skills and an eye for innovation. You will help manage a team of producers and editors as they cover pieces that vary from political news of the day to in-depth features. In this position you will work with correspondents to edit scripts and develop story pitches while also serving as the main point of contact overnight for the senior production team in New York.

Candidates must be decisive multi-taskers who can shape content to work for both television and digital. An emphasis will be placed on generating ideas for original content and executing those ideas in a compelling manner. The position requires a broad and current knowledge of national and world events as well as strong writing and editing skills. The ideal candidate is a leader that inspires teams and helps develop producers working under strict deadlines. The ability to communicate with other managers and producers across the news division is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum 8-10 years of experience working in news and/or production experience
• Ability to recognize stories with a high potential of producing compelling television and digital content
• High level of competency in writing and producing
• Ability to work with a team of producers and editors under deadline
• Exceptional understanding of broadcast and video production
• Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require

FUNCTION: Production
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