Full Time Job

Director Of Streaming & Digital

CBS Television Stations

New York, NY 06-09-2022
  • 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.

WCBS-TV News station in New York seeks a dynamic creative Director of Streaming & Digital. If you thrive on innovation, implementing strategy, and bringing best practices to the daily operational and editorial oversight across digital, streaming, and social platforms, then we are looking for you. Come build your talents with us!

• Daily operational and editorial oversight of CBS News New York across digital, streaming, and social platforms
• Create and produce original programming for a 24/7 streaming channel, including breaking news, continuous weather coverage, live events, and specials
• Oversee all aspects of streaming news production: script writing, rundown formatting, coordinating live and taped elements, control room communication, and programming grids
• Develop and implement comprehensive streaming and digital coverage plans during major/breaking news
• Seek out local partners to provide original live content for our streaming channel
• Apply a deep understanding of digital analytics and performance tracking to optimize news story production and programming across platforms and dayparts
• Develop and implement digital strategies to build, engage, and retain audiences
• Understand and apply best practices for SEO/SEM
• Collaborate with digital sales teams to cultivate new and existing revenue streams
• Work closely with station managers and leadership on long-term planning
• Demonstrate thoughtful editorial and content decisions in fast-paced environment
• Foster a culture of strong news and editorial judgment

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, digital publishing, or related field preferred
• Minimum of five years of experience managing digital producers in a newsroom or similar setting
• Working knowledge of requirements for producing news content for streaming platforms
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail
• Demonstrated passion for producing content and collaborative in the process
• Experience producing local newscasts is a plus

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxqbyz-18-232-177-219-42 in your application.