Supervising Producer

  • CBS Corporation
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Jul 28, 2020
Full time Media Television

Job Description


Conceive and execute daily news programs. Looking for energetic, aggressive, visual show producer/writer to bring creative, fresh ideas to a newscast.


  • Must have solid news judgment and ability to support overall quality of the newscast with keen eye for detail, including spelling, fact checking, balance and fairness.

  • Must be able to write and produce creative and factual news content that is compliant with news strategies. Strong tease and copy writing skills. Ability to order graphics.

  • Must be knowledgeable in social media and networking; support station’s social digital media strategy.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere

  • Must be able to manage live on air and in control room decision making. Knowledge of control room automation preferred.

  • Must ensure daily show production deadlines are met

  • Proficient desktop editing skills required. Screen and edit from both linear and non-linear services to select relevant and engaging pictures and sound.

  • Ability to shoot and edit digital media

  • Must be willing to work hours as assigned

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Proven successful track record and innovative

  • Ability to write and edit broadcast copy and promotions

  • Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure



  • Three years’ experience as a newscast line producer, preferably in a top 20 market;

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or similar field.

  • Familiarity with Chicago area, desirable

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.