CBS News is seeking a freelance Senior Producer to help lead the BET newsmagazine that will be launching in November 2022.
This is a 7 month, freelance position: October 2022 to April 2023 (with possibility of extension to long term freelance or staff)
The ideal candidate will have a firm command of journalistic standards, attention to detail, solid newsgathering and storytelling skills.
• 10-15 years of television news work experience.
• 5 years of experience leading a team or unit or show.
• Long form storytelling experience, strongly preferred.
• Ability to deal with deadline pressure and react with thoughtful programming ideas and creative storytelling
• Experience in show pre-planning, production, and post-production.
• Experience working with and leading producers, editors, operational staff.
• Strong editorial judgement.
• Mastery of story structure, visual graphics, and elements.
• Experience with breaking news.
• Experience with multi-camera interviews.
• Experience working with editors in assembling packages.
• Experience working with on-air talent.