CBS Corporation Content Producer in Louisville, Kentucky

Content Producer

REF#: 31180

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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DESCRIPTION:

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.

Role Details:

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.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • 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

Key Projects:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

  • Photography experience

  • Graphic design/data journalism experience

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled