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Assistant News Director

CBS Television Stations

San Francisco, CA 06-08-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major US markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation's #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations' top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News' streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

KPIX 5 is looking for an Assistant News Director to help oversee newsgathering and distribution, develop station presence in the community, and implement a character-driven approach to storytelling!


Coordinate strategy and execution of news on multiple platforms across all dayparts

Lead aggressive coverage of all breaking news and weather events, working closely with CBS News Bay Area and cbsnews.com/sanfrancisco to ensure the platforms are updated with breaking news.

Work with News Director to develop a vision and identity for each newscast and coordinate the daily execution of that vision.

Work with News Director to own all station events and community outreach projects

Be a champion for good culture and stand-out storytelling

Mentor and encourage on-air talent, producers, and photographers to generate unique content

• Proven success in a leadership role
• Ability to train and guide editorial team
• Thorough knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment
• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• Minimum of 5 years of news management experience in a medium/large market
• Must be willing to work unpredictable hours based on coverage needs

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1bwx0-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.