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Graphics Production Assistant- Hq

CBS Sports

Stamford, CT 03-21-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Graphics Production Assistant- CBS Sports HQ (Freelance)

CBS Sports HQ is seeking a freelance Graphics Production Assistant to join their team in Stamford, CT. This is an on-site position (min. 40 hours per week) with nights and weekends to be expected. Shifts are typically 4pm-midnight.

Responsibilities:
• Build graphics on Ross XPression for live and taped studio shows, segments, and highlights
• Utilize Adobe Photoshop and After Effects to create and edit custom studio wall graphics
• Work closely with directors and producers to fire graphics from XPression in a studio environment
• Research ideas and statistics to enhance storytelling in our highlight and talkback segments
• Opportunity to work on extensive, live studio productions such as NFL & NBA Drafts, Selection Sunday, and SEC on CBS, and the Masters Tournament
• Assist podcasting team with fonting live streams airing on HQ and YouTube
• Assist producers and production assistants with edits and other production content

Basic Qualifications:
• Prior experience in Sports Broadcast Television is a plus
• College Degree
• Excellent working knowledge of and interest in sports
• Excellent understanding of editorial content and AP Style Guide
• Ability to work well under pressure in a live control room environment
• Ability to work well with others and thrive in a group environment
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks on a given shift
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and a keen attention to detail

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 CBSSports.com 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.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn1pko-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.