- Broadcast Associate, CBS Weekend News

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Broadcast Associate, CBS Weekend News


Broadcast Associate, CBS Weekend News

• Emerging Level


The CBS Weekend News Broadcast Associate is an entry-level journalism position which supports all members of the broadcast while providing excellent opportunities to learn the basics of reporting and production at a major network news operation.

Category Assistant  Production Assistant 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Dec 22, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate is a team player who has excellent inter-personal skills, exceptional organizational skills, is detail oriented and has a passion for current events.  The role requires keeping a calm head under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.

Work Schedule:
  • Wednesday through Sunday weekly schedule
  • Wednesday and Thursdays will be focused on CBS EVENING NEWS’ activity
  • Friday/Saturday/Sunday CBS WEEKEND NEWS’ activity
  • Wednesday – Friday: 10AM – 7PM
  • Saturday – Sunday: 9AM – 7PM
Onsite Role: This position requires in-person, non-remote, attendance at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.

  • Perform administrative, operational, and editorial tasks as directed by Senior Broadcast Producer and Senior Director of CBS News Operations.
  • Assist producers in various capacities (transcribe tape, retrieve archive tape, feed tape, research stories, clear video/photos for air).
  • Set up logistics for Zoom interviews and log interviews for producers.
  • Produce voiceovers, SOTs and teases for a Weekend News’ broadcast, including gathering and coordinating incoming video.
  • Potential to field-produce coverage of news events or elements for news reports.
  • Attend daily editorial meetings and pitch stories that demonstrate a sound news judgment.
  • Prepare daily Opposition Logs and Rights Manager file (detailing content of CBS Evening News and competitor’s broadcasts and details of all outside footage/photos used in the night’s broadcast).
  • College degree preferred.
  • Internship or comparable proven experience working on a news broadcast.
  • Prior work in a newsroom setting is preferred.
  • Able to work under pressure and under strict deadlines.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills.
  • Ability/willingness to work weekends (Wednesday through Sunday schedule), overtime, and holidays - often with short notice.
Hiring Salary Range: $36,800.00 - 46,000.00. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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