Cold Open Associate Producer

CBS Corporation New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Cold Open Associate Producer

REF#: 33343

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is hiring a Cold Open Associate Producer. Under the guidance of a supervising producer, this person is responsible for the production and delivery of 5 taped segments a week to begin each night's show. These creative short pieces are varied in nature, production timeline and technical format.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Under leadership from Supervising Producer, creatively brainstorm and produce compelling comedic video content.

  • Create, manage and supervise the execution of daily schedule to meet creative requirements.

  • Assist in the writing process, supervise planning, production, editing by 3PM each show day.

  • Liaise between all departments outside of Cold Open Team, including but not limited to Legal, Graphics, Post Production, Art Department, Digital and Production.

  • Work with Executive Team and other departments to manage show resources for open.

  • Work to create and improve new production workflows.

  • Manage Associate Producers, Production Assistants and Interns.


  • 3+ years in production

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Avid and VFX


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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