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ViacomCBS Video Producer in New York, New York

REF#: 37056


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Role Details:

We are seeking a skilled video editor responsible for editing and producing video for the various CBS News Digital platforms, including CBSN and This also includes original content as well as video from CBS News broadcasts and other content partners.

Responsibilities include finding best and most suitable editorial content, navigating CBS content management systems and working with different editorial and technical teams across divisions.

Your Day-To-Day:

  • Fulfill the needs of the daily news shows that get produced for CBSN; this includes but is not limited to: sourcing assets for the segments of the show, communicating with DA’s, AP’s and Producers, laying in cover for pre-tapes and putting together still strings.

  • QC’ing videos before they get pushed to air. This includes but is not limited to: ensuring proper color correction is applied when needed, checking that audio levels are at their proper values and making sure there are no flash frames in video elements.

  • Using ENPS to see what needs to be done for each show.

  • Using Avid Interplay and Avid Media Central to source videos that are needed.

  • Applying effects to video such as: spot shadows, blurs, tracked highlights, vignettes, etc.

  • Ensuring that video courtesies are spelled correctly and in alignment with our practices, when necessary.

  • Building out edits for special segments that air daily and weekly.

Key Projects:

  • Help shape the content and quality of each of our daily shows.

  • Stay up-to-date with related technologies that can improve and help our workflows

  • Keep current with new features and updates as it pertains to our Avid Media Composer/Newscutter NLE and its correlating infrastructure.

  • Video edit more complex projects such as show opens, CBSN Originals, Web extras, exclusives, sponsored segments and podcasts.

  • Utilize creativity on how best to execute ideas that are told through the video medium.

  • Develop innovative ideas and methods to present stories in the digital news space.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • A minimum of 7 years experience as a video editor and/or producer for broadcast and/or or digital news.

  • A strong background in and robust experience with Avid Media Composer and its ecosystem with various interconnected tools, i.e. Interplay, iNews, Media Central, Nexis, ISIS.

  • Network-level editorial judgment, creative storytelling and editing skills and ability to advance editorial vision.

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced news environment with intense deadline pressure while maintaining a high level of quality with executing responsibilities.

  • The ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud: Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop helpful.

  • Must be able to multi-task and work collaboratively with editorial and technical teams across platforms and with different content partners.

You might also have -

  • Expertise with Adobe Premiere Pro.

  • Experience working with After Effects.

  • Solid experience with ENPS.

EEO Statement:

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

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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

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