Managing Editor - CBSN

Ref#: 28944

CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Location: New York, NY, US

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Role Details:

The Managing Editor of CBSN Live Stream runs the day-to-day programming of CBSN, managing --across all day parts -- the editorial voice of CBS News. S/He is responsible for working with each show senior producer to ensure consistency, accuracy and editorial standards in creating and executing the editorial and programming vision. The Managing Editor's main focus is what is on air moment to moment.

Your day-to-day:

  • The ME will manage the daily operation of a 50+ editorial team; including senior producers, producers, content producers and associate producers.
  • The ME will partner with the Director of Editorial, Growth & Engagement to ensure the full integration of the newsroom between the two main news teams with respect to daily news coverage, video production, and social media engagements.
  • The ME and Director of Editorial are responsible for the full cross training of staff between the live production teams and the text based .com teams to ensure maximum efficiency in the news operation.
  • The ME will manage the staffing and execution of special programming, i.e. staffing the After the Assignment Show; a limited run 10pm show.
  • The ME will report directly to the Executive Producer of CBSN in making sure the daily operation conforms to the editorial and strategic vision for the development of CBSN.


What you bring to the team:

  • Must be a skilled manager, 5-7 years experience in managing a midsize staff; give feedback and develop staff.
  • Must have 5-7 yrs experience at a sr. producer level; including running a live control room, stacking a rundown, juggling breaking news, writing & copyediting skills and the ability to conceptualize and execute complex ideas for video and live graphics.
  • Must have solid news judgment, understanding of the CBS News brand.
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate with producers, anchors and technical staff.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends.

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