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Paramount Executive Producer, Impacting Communities in Boston, Massachusetts

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nations #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH ODONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todays digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.

The role and responsibility of local news stations is to accurately reflect and represent the communities where they live to hold the powerful accountable and to affect positive change in service to those communities. As we recommit to that purpose and reimagine how we engage with multi-platform audiences in the future, the CBS Owned Stations seek strong storytellers and content leaders who are as committed to creating tangible and meaningful impact in our communities as we are.

The EP, Impacting Communites at ourstations will play a pivotal role in leading our next-generation storytelling efforts focusing on areas where we can affect change in the communities we serve every single day - as well as ensuring balance and authenticity in our local products across platforms. You will be entrusted with guiding a team of reporters tasked with building relationships and sourcing original stories at the neighborhood-level. You will be responsible for surfacing and creating content across platforms focused on critical local issues and neighborhood triumphs, using storytelling to inspire compassion, mobilize communities, and spark action + conversations. EP's will design a strategic plan in partnership with the News Director and the Vice President of Content Development to ensure reaching this goal every day as well as work alongside the General Manager and Creative Services Director to identify and leverage those relationships/partnerships that could grow into brand-compliant station wide commitments and campaigns.

If you have a passion for community service and the ability to surface and create unique and untold storiesif you are able to build relationships and partnerships that can be used to bring a broader scope of community stories to our newscasts and news products, we want to hear from you!

Join us as we create a new community-based ecosystem of news gathering across CBS News and Stations.

Primary Accountability

Must have solid news judgement and strong story-telling skills

Accountable for community focused content ensuring accuracy and fairness

Must be able to ensure content is compelling across multiple platforms

Special attention to skills related to original/enterprise reporting, writing, graphics, story placement & timely communication that will inspire

Will partner with on-air, producing and writing other staff

Knowledge of desk top editing, graphics management and control room automation

Willing to work with all departments across disciplines, to produce relevant content

Strong social media skills

Compliance with CBS policies and journalistic standards

Competencies Desired

5 years or more experience as an Executive Producer or Assistant News Director a plus

Strong, measurable story-telling experience

Consistent track record in producing impactful community-based initiatives

Bachelors degree in journalism or similar field

Familiar with assigned market

Connected with key influencers within the community

Can manage all community-based campaigns with an emphasis on broad impact with neighborhood sensibility

Must be able to build and maintain partnerships with community leaders and organizations

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. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.