Full Time Job

Digital Producer

CBS Television Stations

Chicago, IL 03-07-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Digital Producer (Streaming)

The landscape of local news continues to evolve, and CBS 2 Chicago is at the forefront. If you are an innovative journalist, with a focus on breaking news and looking for a new challenge, come join our team as a Digital Producer – Streaming. The position will be responsible for stacking, writing and editing stories that will appear in our newscast on the CBS News Chicago OTT platform. The role requires close coordination with other digital producers and broadcast line producers during live news broadcasts as well as writing headlines and improving SEO and shareability of CBS 2-Chicago content. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA.

• Assisting with timing in a control room environment.
• Help stack rundown content at the direction of the supervising producer and broadcast line producers with regard to video, graphics, scripts and other elements.
• Helping to coordinate with broadcast line producers during live news programs.
• Assisting with building show rundowns.
• Editing video.
• Other duties, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
• Recent college grad with 2+ years of experience preferred.

Additional Qualifications:
• Experience preferred in helping to create and build show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.
• Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.
• Thorough knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.
• Familiarity with Edius or other non-linear editing systems and ENPS and iNews.
• Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.
• Experience with Crispin and iNews a big plus.
• Understanding of SEO.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwzkyy-3-239-117-1-42 in your application.