ViacomCBS Associate Digital Line Producer/Assignment Editor in Boston, Massachusetts
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nations #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH ODONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todays digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.
We are looking for an expert assignment desk editor to facilitate coverage in a multi-platform newsroom. This person will research, develop, and assign news stories. This individual will deal with all aspects of the public, and display a high degree of sensitivity to the concerns of viewers and constituencies with different points of view. The Assignment Editor will command all current events topics, including local news, national news, cultural affairs, and sports. In addition to assignment desk responsibilities this candidate will work on CBSN Boston, a live streaming network, as an Associate Digital Line Producer.
The candidate must have a working knowledge of television technology and news gathering techniques.
The role requires close coordination with Producers for live programs, writing headlines, and editing.
Must be available nights and weekends.
The ideal candidate will also have proven news management experience.
Bachelors Degree Preferred and major market TV experience.
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