CBS Corporation Writer-Producer-Editor, Newspath, Washington, D.C. in Washington, District Of Columbia

Writer-Producer-Editor, Newspath, Washington, D.C.

REF#: 31092

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC

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:

CBS News is seeking a Writer-Producer-Editor for its Newspath unit at its Washington, D.C. bureau. This department generates content for the network's 200+ affiliates around the country and international partners, featuring breaking news and investigative reports, as well as health, consumer and entertainment topics.

This is an opportunity to cover political news as well as a broad range of national and international stories in a fast-paced professional newsroom. You will work closely with an outstanding team of correspondents around the country, under the supervision of an experienced staff of senior producers. Responsibilities include writing smart, concise scripts under deadline/pressure and editing pieces on Avid. Producers are also encouraged to pitch original story ideas, developing first class content through all stages of production - from research, to field producing to scripting, to final edit.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Membership in the Writers Guild of America and the IBEW

  • 5 years of experience in major market or network

  • *This position may require working any shift in the news cycle.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled