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Broadcast Associate

CBS Sports

New York, NY 06-25-2024
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Job Description
Broadcast Associate - CBS Sports (Freelance)

The Broadcast Associate will be responsible for a variety of production responsibilities to support our game and studio coverage. Responsibilities include coordinating graphics on live game broadcasts and studio shows, as well as sport specific research, not limited to but including NFL and college football, college basketball, and PGA Tour golf. The Broadcast Associate will also be involved with obtaining, organizing, and logging video footage for use in shows and other production elements.

This position is freelance and will cover our fall and spring seasons. The position will start August 1st, 2024 and will conclude at the end of May 2025. Nights, weekends and holidays are to be expected.

• Research ideas and statistics that would make for interesting, storytelling graphics on live game telecasts.
• Oversee building of graphics from start to finish, including editorial content, layout and accuracy.
• Coordinating the live use of graphics on a variety of sporting events.
• Help organize, screen and log videotape for use in broadcasts.
• Assist Producers and Associate Directors with edits and other production content.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
• Educational or work experience in journalism, communications or production fields is preferred.
• Experience in sports studio/broadcast environments, or other sports media fields, a plus.
• Excellent working knowledge of and interest in sports, especially college football and college basketball.
• Ability to work well with others and thrive in a group working environment.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking skills and a keen attention to detail.
• Travel to games and events is expected.

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR.

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage.

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.


Hiring Salary Range: $20.0 - 21.5.

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.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnz4b1-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $20.00 to $21.50 Per Hour ($ USD)