Producer - CBS News.com
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US
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The CBSN Originals unit is looking for a producer who can tell compelling stories in a longform documentary format. The series is a correspondent-driven, immersive program that takes viewers on a journey or investigation. Our stories are experiential and in-the-moment, not driven by voiceover.
- Oversee projects from start to finish – from pitching, researching, shooting (b-cam), and writing script.
- Work closely with the editor in post.
- Work with freelance shooters, but on occasion may be primary shooter.
- Seek out original, untold stories, find compelling characters and unconventional perspectives.
- Serve as a creative storyteller who has unique story ideas and understands verite.
What you bring to the team:
- Must have minimum 5-7 years work experience in journalism and filmmaking.
- Must have experience producing in long form.
- Must be a creative storyteller.
- Strong communication skills.
- Must be a proficient shooter.
- Needs basic Premiere skills.
- Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends. Extensive travel may be required.
All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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