Full Time Job

Managing Editor

CBS Television Stations

San Francisco, CA 06-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
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.
Overview and Responsibilities:

Supervise reporters, with overall responsibility for the station's daily news gathering. Develop and evaluate story ideas, with an emphasis on ground-breaking enterprise journalism and strong storytelling. Approve scripts, assist with re-writes and provide production ideas. Collaborate with executive producers and news producers on placement of stories. Develop community contacts for story ideas. Provide regular performance reviews to reporters through coaching and critiquing. Plan for and help lead overage of major news events. Help set and achieve high standards for news content.

Basic Qualifications:

This job requires an individual who combines excellent news judgment, writing and editing ability, creativity and strong management skills. The managing editor must be able to work closely with reporters to improve story conception, execution and story-telling skills. Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of previous experience in broadcast news management with direct reporter oversight ideally in a medium to large market is a necessity.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv53p0-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.