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Coordinating Producer

Company: ViacomCBS -
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link The CBS Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry's most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties. The Coordinating Producer will be responsible for managing and executing the editorial vision for CBS Sports HQ programming along with the Senior CP out of our Stamford CT facility. -The Stamford operation is live every weeknight from 5pm-2am, and every Saturday/Sunday from 10am-2am. - Other responsibilities will include booking, scheduling, managing, and assisting the overall production; working with staff and freelance crew to communicate creative and editorial content/strategies on specific projects; and assisting on production projects as needed. The Coordinating Producer will work with the producers on a daily basis to improve their rundowns and overall communication. - Your Day-to-Day:

  • Oversees Producers in rundown structure and show prep for all Stamford based programming (M-F 5p-2a, Sa/Su 10a-2a)
  • Uses exemplary sports knowledge, fantasy and gambling knowledge and judgment to determine the agenda, concepts, and content of assigned shows with guidance from Senior CP.
  • Participates in or develops concepts and content for assigned shows to reach viewers in order to increase CBS Sports HQ market penetration, ratings and viewership.
  • Adjusts program content to accommodate breaking news situations, interprets breaking news, and translates it into program content.
  • Pre-production responsibilities including directing production arrangements for assigned studio telecasts; establishing production schedules up to and through the event; establishing the format and sequence of events for the live shows; overseeing and controlling the flow of production assets for assigned productions. Key Projects:
    • Focus on delivering exceptional daily video content efforts for CBS Sports HQ.
    • Interacting and connecting teams across programming, post-production, graphics and studio production to ensure proficiency in workflow and production timelines that result in successful programming on CBS Sports HQ.
    • Collaborates with Paramount+ Soccer Programming team to prepare HQ production staff for game broadcasts and shoulder programming.
    • Works with management to ensure compliance with rights' structure and provide promotional push for initiatives.
    • Helps lead the hiring process for producers, PAs, and APs What you bring to the team: You have -
      • A flexible schedule, and an understanding that you will be in studio late into the evening, and on the weekends.
      • At least 8-10 years in a Sports related field. Extensive experience in a progressively complex related digital media, studio or related production experience.
      • Expert level of sports knowledge, including gambling and fantasy spaces.
      • 5 years of experience managing, supervising or as a lead producer for a production unit.
      • Expertise in rundown operation with Inception, ENPS, or iNews
      • Strong knowledge of digital video production-related techniques and systems.
      • Has an established ability to create and write compelling sports news stories; generates and executes story ideas from concept to execution.
      • Has strong news judgment and experience with real-time sports productions and graphics.
      • Undergraduate college degree in Communications or equivalent. You might also have -
        • Good understanding of ratings metrics/market positioning within the sports digital space and strategies. Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. -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. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. -Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Keywords: ViacomCBS -, Stamford , Coordinating Producer, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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