THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT – Writers’ Assistant

Posted: 7 Oct 2021
Location: New York, US
Closes: 7 Nov 2021
Reference: VIA_7628

THIS IS A FULL-TIME STAFF POSITION

CBS is seeking an Writers’ Assistant to joinThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Thisindividual will assist in facilitatingcommunication between the creative & production teams. The Writers’ Assistant will reports to EP and head writers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicating with graphics & footage teams to relay element updates.
  • Sending regular script updates to Ad Sales and Standards & Practices.
  • Transcribing notes in creative & editorial meetings.
  • Monitoring all day-of and long lead scripts/pitches.
  • Communicating with writers as necessary to relay needs of production & research, and vice versa.
  • Sending lower thirds to post-production team.
  • Handle administrative duties for the EP and writers including managing schedules, planning meetings, keeping calendars and programming schedules up to date, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Entry-level experience in TV production and/or a writers’ room.
  • Strong interest and familiarity with TV production, late night, news and pop culture.
  • Self-starter with a positive can-do attitude who identifies problems and then comes up with solutions.
  • Ability to think ahead and catch problems before they arise.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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