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Associate Producer

Associate Producer

• Intermediate Level


CBS MORNINGS is seeking a smart, creative, and enterprising Associate Producer with strong research skills and solid writing experience to join the Overnight/Hard News team.

Category Associate Producer 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have a firm command of journalistic standards, a keen attention to detail, and excellent newsgathering and researching skills. They must also be calm and efficient during breaking news and a collaborative member of a newsroom. This role is responsible for helping produce live interview segments as well as writing and producing day-of-air tape and occasional feature packages. The ideal candidate will have field experience and experience working with high-profile guests. They must have a keen eye in the field and in the edit room, and possess a strong mastery of visual graphics and elements.

Additional duties include:
  • · Exercise editorial judgment in selection of content
  • · Write copy for correspondents and anchors as well as writing for feature and news packages
  • · Research and write questions for anchors for guest segments
  • · Work with editors to turn around pre-taped segments
  • · Pitch & execute special, feature & recurring segments
  • · Know where to find and how to pull specific video and soundbites
  • · Coordinate with correspondents, guests, and anchors to inform them on segment subject matter
  • · 4+ years work experience in TV news
  • · The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure, and react with smart programming ideas and creative storytelling
  • · Strong communication skills
  • · You are a self-starter while also taking direction from producers and senior producers
  • · Strong editorial judgement and excellent writing skills
  • · Understanding of newsgathering and transmission technology
  • · Strong research skills and familiarity with public and private records databases, such as Lexis Nexis
  • · Must be willing to begin their shift at 3am, Monday through Friday

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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