CBS Corporation Digital Line Producer - CBS News.com (Contract) in New York, New York
Digital Line Producer - CBS News.com (Contract)
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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CBSN is looking for a digital line producer to work on its 24-hour live stream with the control room team managing, optimizing and timing live and on demand video content for mobile, desktop and OTT (Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire) platforms.
We need someone who is adept at building a rundown; someone who prides themselves on their timing and control room skills; someone who is tapped into social media. This role requires close coordination with the senior and broadcast line producers during live news programs. The digital line producer also takes on many responsibilities from writing headlines to maximize SEO and shareability, to working with video editors and the social media team to edit and publish video.
Full time freelance
Build and create show rundowns/write headlines for both live and tape
Maintain an ongoing and close coordination with Master Control
Work under extremely tight deadline to write headlines and edit video for live digital broadcast
Editing/turning around video
MPX’ing stories, writing Hed and Dek
On occasion, the DLP works directly with development engineers to improve user interface and implement sponsorship content
What you bring to the team:
You have -
Must have minimum of 2-5 years work experience in Cable, Broadcast or Digital
Stacking and timing rundowns
Strong writing skills, accuracy, organizational skills and attention to detail is a must
Must feel comfortable in a fast pace control room
Time Management skills and works well under pressure
Understanding of SEO
Be familiar with Avid editing systems and ENPS
Available for early morning, nights, weekends, holidays - this is a 24-hour network
Clearly distinguish between the minimum required vs. preferred qualifications (note: Focusing on minimum requirements for both education & experience is important to avoid deterring potential candidates).
You might also have -
Someone who can use video, graphics and other elements to enhance coverage of every story
Coordinated reporter hits as well as research and booking
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