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Weekend Producer
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Weekend Producer

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Writers Producers

Summary

CBS News Special Events is looking for a producer that will be responsible for breaking news and special report coverage on the weekend.

Category Producers 
Location Location Not Provided
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

The candidate will be required to build a rundown for major news events, line produce in the control room, oversee video and graphic elements and prepare the anchor and correspondents for special reports.  This person must be a decisive multi-tasker who possesses strong journalistic judgment and the ability to remain calm in a high-pressure control room setting.  They also must be willing to deal with a flexible schedule.

Responsibilities: 
  • Collaborate with the Executive Producer, Senior Broadcast Producer and producers on special events coverage
  • Responsible for editorial and creative content for breaking news and special reports
  • Communicate with anchors, correspondents and the director clearly and effectively
  • Coordinate graphics, writing, and all other editorial and production elements for special reports
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years producing experience in a professional newsroom.
  • Strong control room experience for a network, streaming or cable news program. 
  • Must have strong news judgment and experience with breaking news. 
  • Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations. 
  • Position requires a high level of competency in writing with experience in quickly reviewing and revising scripts and rundowns.
  • Must be willing to work weekend nights. 
*This is a one year assignment position

Job Type Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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