Production Assistant

CBS Sports

Salary or Budget: $55K p.a
Experience required: 1+ years

CBS Sports is looking for a freelance Production Assistant (PA) to work with the Ft Lauderdale control room/production team to produce podcasts for air on CBS Sports Network.

The PA is responsible for assisting all aspects of daily studio production, with an emphasis on graphics and video editing.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Assist with Graphics/Font Coordination on studio shows
  • Research newsworthy events
  • Collaborate on high-end graphic and visual ideas for talent and studio coverage
  • Create graphics, storylines and breaking news elements
  • Assist with editing on Adobe Premiere with a base knowledge of After Effects
  • Knowledge of studio rundowns, and the ability to assist with producing segments from control rooms


What you bring to the team:

You have –

  • A minimum of 1 year work experience in broadcast/digital/podcast production
  • Understanding of control room environment
  • Knowledge about social media and the competitive digital news environment
  • Strong communication skills to work effectively with different departments
  • Time management skills
  • Basic video editing skills – Adobe Premiere
  • Able to work flexible hours and on weekends
  • Knowledge of major and minor sports

You might also have –

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • The ability to work in fast-paced environment, deal with intense deadline pressure and quickly react to breaking news
  • Strong understanding of Photoshop
  • Familiarity with Inception/ENPS/iNews
  • Experience with podcast production
  • Hands on experience with a variety of sports productions (control room experience)
  • Knowledge of the sports landscape and ability to think outside the box visually

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR.

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy’s Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage.

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital’s multi-platform offerings include and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, 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.

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.