Full Time Job

Web Producer

CBS Television Stations

Southfield, MI 10-28-2021
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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, CBSN, CBSN 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, CBSN, 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 NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. 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 network.

SUMMARY

Do you have a passion for local news? Do you have strong writing skills? The Web Producer creates compelling written content for CBSDetroit.com & CW50detroit.com, under the guidance of the Digital Content Manager. Primary goal is to create engaging content to assist with building site traffic and growing social media reach.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Scheduling and production of website content for CBSDetroit.com & CW50detroit.com
• Under leadership from Digital Content & Promotion Manager, creatively brainstorm and produce compelling articles & interactive content to resonate with local users.
• Schedule and write social media posts for all CBS Detroit & CW50 Detroit accounts.
• Assist in adapting TV materials to CBSDetroit.com & CW50detroit.com
• Work to increase traffic through outreach to other content aggregators.
• Help represent the stations in the online sphere (station websites and social media), interacting with users, answering comments, and addressing inquiries as they arise.
• Work with Digital Content Manager to maintain overall integrity of websites.

MINIMUM ABILITY, SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent writing skills (and copy-editing skills) a must.
• Thorough attention to detail.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and work under tight deadlines
• Self-starter
• Must be social media savvy.
• Eye for good local and viral content.
• Experience with WordPress & Adobe Photoshop preferred.
• Degree preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d98ebm-34-207-247-69-42 in your application.