CBS Corporation Content Producer in Louisville, Kentucky
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY
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CNET gives the most comprehensive, timely, and engaging technology buying advice and news on the planet. We work with a team of more than 80 hotshot journalists around the world to hunt down the best tech, then we tell our readers and viewers how to incorporate that tech into their lives. We live tech, and then we write and produce compelling, informative product reviews and video shows.
As part of our smart home editorial reviews team, you will be responsible for creating engaging, critically-minded written and video content. Your responsibilities will involve conceiving your own stories and working with the rest of the editors to conceive ideas for long and short form video, writing scripts, and shooting and editing video. You will also have the opportunity to write product news and review articles. We're looking for an independent thinker, a creative writer, and a natural storyteller who is passionate about technology and loves the idea of bringing that passion to others.
Pitch and write reviews, news articles, and video content on the topic of consumer smart home technology
Write scripts and produce videos to accompany your posts and posts of others on the team
Cultivate an active and engaging presence across major social media platforms
Cultivate contacts with all beat-appropriate product vendors
Support colleagues across CNET’s Reviews and News divisions with your expertise
Travel as necessary to industry events and trade shows
CNET Smart Home: Come work in tech journalism’s premiere facility for testing and reviewing smart home products
Consumer Electronics Show: The industry’s largest convention where CNET creates blanket coverage from the show floor in Las Vegas
Feature content creation: You will have the opportunity to pitch and report on deeply investigative technology news stories for publication online and for the quarterly CNET Magazine
What you bring to the team
Two to three years professional writing experience and video content creation experience (please submit clips or links)
Familiarity with online publishing
Detail-oriented, critically-minded, naturally curious
BA/BS or equivalent experience
A demonstrated passion for consumer technology
You might also have
Experience cultivating an audience on social media
Graphic design/data journalism experience
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled