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Full Time Job

Producer

CBS Television Stations

Pittsburgh, PA 03-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KDKA, the CBS owned and operated television station in Pittsburgh, is seeking a phenomenal news Producer with a passion for storytelling! We are looking for an experienced, proactive, and highly collaborative producer who thrives in a team-oriented environment. You will play a pivotal role in creating, leading, and organizing content for both traditional TV broadcasts and our growing digital-first platforms.

If you're a community first person who loves to tell stories to help inform those around you, this is the job for you!

Key Responsibilities:
• Originate, research, write, produce, manage and edit news segments for television and digital platforms.
• Collaborate with CBS Pittsburgh's team to ensure seamless coordination and execution of news stories.
• Work both in the control room demonstrating adaptability and composure in high-pressure situations.
• Adaptability and innovation, constantly seeking new ideas and approaches to connect with our audience.
• Contribute to the station's goal of growing digital-first content.
• Curate a creative and inclusive work environment that encourages fresh ideas and community engagement.
• Uphold impeccable grammar, spelling, and attention to detail in all content produced.
• Exhibit strong editorial judgment, effective communication, and critical thinking skills.

Requirements:
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in broadcast or cable news.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; knowledge of iNews, Grass Valley Stratus and Edius preferred
• Proven background in journalism and television production, including solid news judgment, rundown management, and concise broadcast writing.
• Prior experience working in a live control room, including serving as a Line Producer in a live-news environment.
• Willingness to work all shifts
• A passion for connecting with the Pittsburgh community and fostering audience development.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement with SAG-AFTRA

The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to beginning employment.

Organizations that wish to receive job vacancy notices from this posting's television station should contact sf_recruitingsupport@paramount.com.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7ykwp-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.