Full Time Job

Multi Platform Producer

CBS Television Stations

Chicago, IL 06-09-2022
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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.

Purpose of position:

To help produce a multi-platform morning news experience for the CBS Chicago audience. The Multi-Platform Producer will use social listening and other news gathering skills to identify, research and produce content reflective of the CBS Chicago brand. This position will have an emphasis on storytelling and audience engagement on social media platforms to help set the agenda for the news day ahead and to build a two-way conversation with our audience.

Primary accountabilities:

Propose and research story ideas of an enterprise nature

Generate content by monitoring and engaging in newsworthy social media conversations

Work with TV producers to curate and integrate user-generated content in our morning broadcast

Coordinate with producers, reporters, photographers and editors to produce original social media videos that will help our morning show content and talent reach new audiences

Contribute to the newsroom initiative to establish ''real-time'' workflows for both the broadcast and digital teams

Follow up on viewer tips and story suggestions

Contribute to daily news coverage


We are seeking a Results-Oriented, Strategic, Conceptual/Analytical, standout colleague

Preferred education and experience requirements:
• College degree, preferably in journalism or related field
• Experience with non-linear editing software
• Experience with Adobe Premiere or motion graphics software
• Proven experience using social media platforms and analytics
• Experience as a television line producer preferred
• Familiarity with Chicago highly desirable

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwbo52-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.