- Digital Producer

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Digital Producer


The landscape of local news continues to evolve, and CBS 2 Chicago is at the forefront. If you are an innovative journalist, with a focus on breaking news and looking for a new challenge, come join our team as a Digital Producer!

Category Digital Media  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers  Social Media  Video Editor 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 14, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The position will be responsible for stacking, writing and editing stories that will appear in our newscast on the CBS News Chicago OTT platform. The role requires coordination with other digital producers and broadcast line producers during live news broadcasts. This role will also write headlines and improving SEO and shareability of CBS 2-Chicago content. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WGA.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Assisting with timing in a control room environment.
  • Stacking rundown content with regard to video, graphics, scripts, and other elements.
  • Coordinating with broadcast line producers during live news programs.
  • Assisting with building show rundowns.
  • Editing video.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:
  • College Degree
Additional Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Experience in crafting and building show rundowns in cable, broadcast or digital environment.
  • Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast.
  • Detailed knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment.
  • Familiarity with Edius or other non-linear editing systems and ENPS and iNews.
  • Available for early mornings, nights, overnights, weekends, holidays; this is a 24-hour streaming service.
  • Experience with Crispin and iNews helpful.
  • Understanding of SEO.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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