CBS Corporation Ticker Operator in New York, New York
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Sports Network
JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US
CBS Sports Network (CBSSN), the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, televises nearly 600 live events and over 3,000 hours of live programming every year including live college football, college basketball, and more from the MW, AAC, Big East, C-USA, A-10, Army, Navy, and the Patriot League. CBSSN is also the home to Professional Bull Riding and Arena Football League. CBSSN has become the extension of CBS Sports sharing talent and graphics as well as providing support coverage of every major event that CBS produces including Super Bowl 50, SEC football, NCAA Tournament, The Masters, and PGA Championship.
CBS Sports Network is searching for a motivated, self-starting sports enthusiast to join its Operations team as a Ticker Operator. This freelance position will report to the Director, Operations and is a fit for someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about sports, is proactive and has a desire to contribute to the network.
This role will assist in the production of content for the ticker to provide content and context while ensuring the accuracy of live news-and-information.
The Ticker Coordinator’s responsibilities include:
Writing and editing news and information in a real-time environment
Making editorial decisions
Ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of on-air content
Researching original content for use on-air
4-year college degree or equivalent work experience required
Working knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, etc)
Extensive knowledge of NCAA football and basketball, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and other sports
Willingness to work weeknights, weekends and holidays
Highly proactive and organized with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Must be detail-oriented
Strong communication and written skills
Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional ‘can do’ attitude at all times
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled