Full Time Job

Segment Producer


New York, NY 06-08-2022
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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.

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world's largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive's brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports and news.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ. Follow CBS Interactive on Twitter and Facebook

Interested in joining the team? We have an ongoing hiring need for digital associates in New York City and are continuously reviewing applicants. All applicants will be reviewed and considered for a current or near-future opening.


Your Day-to-Day:

Works closely with senior staff in control room with the ability to add to the editorial process in a breaking and live news environment

Exercises exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling and comprehensive storytelling

Commands sophisticated knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture

Up to date on periodicals, including Op-Eds

Has thorough knowledge of control room and exercises appropriate etiquette

Exhibits calm demeanor in high pressure situations, including control room

Works closely with senior staff on editorial content of show

Pitches and shape clear and specific segment ideas with speed and accuracy in a deadline driven environment

Be in the control room during your segment to ensure smooth on-air production

Researches and produces compelling segments that include quality sound, eye- catching graphics, effective use of maps and headline grabbing banners

Participates in daily staff editorial and production meetings

Works in coordination with booking, graphics team to produce compelling graphics, guest segments and video elements

Coordinates with anchors and correspondents to inform them on subject matter and brief them on segment

Works with Executive Producers, Line Producers and Producers on standards, rights and clearances and the editorial direction and language for the Anchors, Correspondents and on screen graphics


What you bring to the team:

You have –

Plan and execute content and formatting of show rundowns

Plan and execute international and domestic segments
Own and master the day's International, national and political news

Work closely with senior show production team in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and handle breaking news for a 24 hour international and domestic digital news channel

Work with Senior Producers Line Producers and Producers on standards, rights and clearances and focus the editorial direction of language for the anchors, correspondents and on screen graphics

Prepare Anchors for segment

Write and customize copy for anchor and reporter voices for live segments/readers as well as writing for feature and news packages

Pitch, research & execute special, feature & recurring segments

Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network
*This is a position covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA-E

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj9p71-44-192-114-32-42 in your application.

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