CBS Reports is looking for a Producer to pitch, develop and produce original, engaging half-hour stories for our premium documentary series.
We’re looking for a proven journalist who also has experience in documentary television and/or filmmaking, with a track record of producing compelling, provocative and intelligent stories.
- Research, pitch, field produce
- Outline and script documentaries
- Light and shoot interviews, b-roll and stand ups
- Direct field DP
- Collaborate with CBS Reports supervisors during all phases of pitching, production, and post
- Complete media management and organizational tasks associated with production
- Coordinate and schedule productions, including booking travel, hotels, transportation, and submitting expense reports
- Coordinate deliverables after the documentary is complete, including but not limited to: short article(s) about the doc, images from the doc, story summaries, clips for social media and promotion across company platforms, and re-purposing materials for other formats across CBS News.
- Producing projects from start to finish
- NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
What you bring to the team:
- 5+ years of experience in video journalism or documentary production
- Solid understanding of journalism standards of attention to editorial detail and story balance as well as the appropriate use of audio & video edits.
- Skilled in building narratives through visual storytelling
- Experience with both hosted and non-hosted formats is a plus
- Highly organized, with excellent communication skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
- Ability to work independently and met hard deadlines
- Strong time management skills and ability to balance several projects
- Creative problem solver
- Strong writing
- A passion for bringing news stories and cultural topics to life
- Ability to shoot b-cam
You might also have -
- Familiarity with Adobe Premiere Pro a plus