Video Producer for CBS Expired

New York, NY, USA


Freelance Video Producer

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


CBS News Streaming is seeking a detail-oriented self-starter who executes the needs of various CBS News shows regarding audio, video, graphics, while maintaining the on-air quality of CBS News Streaming,, CBS News YouTube pages, Paramount+, and other platforms where CBS News is on. 

Ideal candidates must be able to edit video and help produce other associated elements for programming, while taking direction from editorial producers and show liaisons. They must also be able to multitask and have experience with Avid Media Composer, Avid Media Cloud UX, and SonyCi for delivering videos.  

CBS News Streaming is looking for someone with a passion for journalism, news and current events, and who can collaborate with producers and reporters to transform ideas into visual reality. 

If you are an innovative, creative video editor who thrives working in a fast-paced live news environment, we’d love to hear from you! 

Day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Edit videos ranging from: quick-turn around VOs, SOTs, NATPKGs, PKGs, headline opens, syndicated 30 minute to hour-long programming, short and long-form documentary-style packages, while maintaining sound news judgment throughout the process 

  • Elevate audio-visual quality of all elements that air on CBS News and its other platforms  

  • Juggle multiple edits for news shows and breaking news situations 

  • Quality control videos that go on air and on Crispin 

  • Collaborate with fellow editors and producers 

  • Keeping relevant stakeholders updated with assignment progress 

  • Deliver video assets to various stakeholders, and distribute on-demand video content 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 3-5 years work experience producing and editing video for broadcast or digital streaming news production 

  • Fluent in Avid Media Composer 

  • Ability to handle intense deadline pressure and continually react to breaking news in a calm, streamlined and efficient manner 

  • Ability to provide creative solutions, multitask, and prioritize assignments well under extreme deadlines 

  • Excellent editorial judgment and a superior eye for spotting compelling video 

  • Strong understanding of media management 

  • Demonstrated ability in working collaboratively with others, both in person and remotely 

  • Basic photo-editing skills 

  • Strong writing and communication skills 

  • Strong organizational skills and work ethic 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Slack 

  • Ability to work flexible hours, holidays and weekends 

  • Must be willing to work in CBS News' broadcast center in New York at a minimum of 4x a week 

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience

Desired qualifications: 

  • Familiarity in Adobe Suite (specifically Premiere, Photoshop, Encoder, and Audition) are a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or other discipline emphasizing storytelling and multimedia creation 

  • Experience shooting with ENG cameras and and three-point lighting 

  • Experience with green screen studio setup 

  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing 

Additional job requirements: 

  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples (include web address when submitting a resume) 

  • Must be able to pass an edit test 


Hiring Hourly Range: $60.908 - 60.908 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. 


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Job Date

10 Dec 2023




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