CBS Corporation CBS Page Program in New York, New York

CBS Page Program

REF#: 30678

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The CBS Page Program is a prestigious and competitive eighteen-month program that provides introductory broadcast employment experience. As a member of the CBS Page Program, you will be exposed to a wide range of experiences in TV Broadcasting at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. Whenever possible, CBS promotes from within the company - you will be in a preferred position to build a career inside CBS.

The Page Program has assignments within numerous departments in the Broadcast Center. Your tasks may include (but are not limited to): audience management, researching stories, ingesting news, tape logging, coordinating scripts, assigning closed captioning, selecting footage, escorting talent, organizing/distributing tapes, performing clerical duties and assisting staff members. *Duties vary in each department and placement is at the sole discretion of the head of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduates preferred

  • Efficient, adaptable, flexible

  • Maintain a professional and positive attitude at all times

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrates a personal drive and approach all task and responsibilities with a sense of motivation and ownership

  • Highly organized

  • Good computer skills

  • Knowledge and passion for journalism, production, and business are preferred

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled