Senior Writer/Producer, On-Air Promotion – CBS Sports

Ref#: 33835

CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Job Schedule: Full-Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

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 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

Description:

CBS Sports is looking for a senior writer/producer who is passionate and knowledgeable about sports with a particular understanding of NFL, College Football, the NCAA Basketball Tournament, PGA Tour and the Masters. This high level position is responsible for the writing and producing of all weekly promotion for CBS Sports events.  A high volume of material will be produced under tight deadline pressures.  Superior conceptual skills will need to be combined with an attention to detail, accuracy and proficiency.    

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write and produce all topical TV, radio and drop-in promos for CBS Sports broadcasts
  • Supervised all edit, audio and graphic sessions
  • Responsible for logistical oversight of product delivery
  • Conceptualize and execute Image Campaigns for CBS Sports
  • Ability to pitch and present ideas to top management team 
  • Produce Chairman’s Affiliate presentation
  • Interact closely with CBSSN, digital, affiliate, sales and media divisions
  • Seek out external resources and vendors
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills  

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