Full Time Job

VP, Digital

CBS Television Stations

Studio City, CA 09-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
VP, Digital (CBS News & Stations)

CBS News & Stations. Los Angeles, has a rare opportunity in our newly created VP Of Digital to manage our digital editorial and short-form video content across CBS Stations, with a relentless focus on leading teams to publish fast, accurate, and thorough reporting of local news. This executive will develop the strategy and execute vision for editorial and will be a trusted leader for the Senior Leadership Team.

As a journalist at heart, you are highly strategic, detail-oriented, proactive, creative, and analytical. Additionally, your superior knowledge and deep experience with editorial and newsroom operations will help us to grow our team and strengthen our mission in continuing to be a leader in local breaking news in a major market.

• Leverage analytics to develop and execute effective editorial and growth strategies to help CBS Stations become the leader in local breaking news
• Inspire and lead a team of digital managers to set and achieve audience and viewership goals through best practices across search, social, editorial, and video
• Act as primary liaison between local and national teams to coordinate coverage during major breaking events
• Act as the trusted advisor to digital leads and staff across stations, and proactively provide feedback as needed
• Partner with product, engineering, and marketing on new product developments across digital and streaming platforms
• Lead the relationship with third-party digital vendors, and help evaluate ROI/efficacy of new and existing vendors
• Ensure that stations are properly representing CBS brands with properly sourced coverage that complies with CBS News Guidelines and Standards
• Collaborate with other divisions of CBS and Paramount to support company programming initiatives

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements:
• BA or BS in journalism or related field
• Extensive leadership experience in editorial operations, with a minimum of 5 years leading high-functioning teams
• Deep understanding of AP Style Book and journalism standards
• A collaborative leader with strong interpersonal skills, who leads results-focused teams with positivity and accountability
• Ability to build, inspire, and execute growth strategies with prioritized goals and initiatives
• Demonstrated ability to work collectively and influence teams across matrixed organizations, preferably across national and local news
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk1z5k-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

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CBS Television Stations

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