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CBS Corporation Morning Anchor Producer- CBS This Morning in New York, New York

Morning Anchor Producer- CBS This Morning

REF#: 34821

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS This Morning is seeking an experienced Producer with extensive control room and LIVE guest experience. This Producer will be responsible for crafting guest segments, briefing anchors, and helping coordinate the live show in the control room.

This candidate must be calm and efficient during breaking news, and have a keen interest in politics. Candidate must also have considerable experience working closely with talent, including correspondents and anchors. Will be responsible for overseeing a small producing team. Candidates must be willing to work overnights, as this position will likely require an early-morning Monday to Friday overnight schedule

QUALIFICATIONS:

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 7+ years producing experience in a professional newsroom is preferred.

  • Must have solid news judgment and experience chasing breaking news.

  • Mastery of politics, and the political stories of the day.

  • Strong research skills including working with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis, is preferred.

  • Must be an excellent writer with well-developed oral communication skills, especially when working on sensitive stories.

  • Must be able to juggle and prioritize multiple stories with different deadlines: short, medium, and long-term.

  • Must have the ability to manage ongoing relationships with external contributors, news outlets and other stakeholders.

  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.

  • Thrives in high-pressure and time-critical situations.

  • Passion for news, journalism, and storytelling is required.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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