Paramount Unified School District

Web Producer

Paramount Unified School District, Studio City, California, us, 91614

KCBS2/KCAL9, the nation's largest duopoly and part of the CBS Owned & Operated stations in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced broadcast/digital journalist to join the digital team as a per diem/freelance digital content producer!

The Digital Content Producer will be responsible for the overall content production on a variety of platforms, including our website, social channels and stream. The candidate will write, copyedit, and produce news. The Producer manages distribution of content on social media and supports the stations' multiplatform streaming objectives in both live and recorded formats.

We are looking for a high-performance, experienced individual who has strong editorial judgment, a background in breaking news, strong communication skills and an ability to identify and independently pursue unique local content! This position requires a clear understanding of the journalism process and ethics.

Candidate should have news writing experience and be familiar with AP style. Must have experience working on a variety of social media platforms and understand how to best engage with viewers. Candidate should also have a basic understanding of how to analyze metrics to measure performance.

Ideally, the candidate will have basic news producing experience and an understanding of how a newscast is put together. The candidate will be required to interact daily with national and local editorial staff to coordinate digital coverage and identify broadcast promotional opportunities. The candidate will be a diligent copyeditor who is meticulous about spelling, grammar, and overall accuracy of the content. The candidate must be creative and willing to think out-of-the-box to troubleshoot when technical issues arise.


At least 2 years of experience writing news in a working newsroomBreaking news experience and a passion to own breaking news on all digital platformsAbility to write teases, stories and headlines for broadcast (Streaming) as well as AP style written contentExperience with content management systemsAbility to work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced newsroomMust be available to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.Proven strategy of sourcing and creating content for all social platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and TikTok.Video and photo editing experienceCollege degree in journalism or communication or comparable work experienceUnderstanding of SEO strategiesMust be able to work mornings, evenings and weekends.Education Requirements:

College Degree Required or Equivalent ExperienceAt least 3+ years of experienceAdept conversational writing skills, enabling you to build engaging and relatable news contentStrong attention to detail, ensuring the highest quality standards in every aspect of news production

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 cbsnews.com, 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, CBSNews.com, 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 CBSNews.com 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.

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Hiring Salary Range: $23.23 - 27.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, 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. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. ((cust_payTransSTIP)) ((cust_payTransSalesInc))


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