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Cheddar // live video news network
New York    Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019
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About Cheddar:

Cheddar is the leading post-cable news, media, & entertainment company & currently broadcasts two live video news networks: Cheddar, a business news network covering the most innovative executives, founders, products, & technologies transforming our lives & economy; & Cheddar Big News, a fast-paced, young, non-partisan general news & headline news network.

The company broadcasts from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, its street level studio in the glass corner of the Sprint Store in the Flatiron Building, WeWork in Los Angeles, & the White House.

Cheddar was founded by Jon Steinberg, President & Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed from 2010 to 2014. Its investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Raine Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Global, Comcast Ventures, AT&T, Amazon, Antenna Group, Ribbit Capital, The New York Stock Exchange, Altice USA, 7 Global Capital, & Denstu Ventures.

About This Role:

Cheddar is looking for an experienced associate producer with the ability to edit video to help lead in content creation for its college network, CheddarU. This position works closely with the CheddarU program manager, Cheddar editorial, graphics & social media departments in creative development & execution of new segments. The associate producer will create content for both linear & digital platforms geared towards the college audience. CheddarU broadcasts on 600 college campuses across the nation.


  • Produce & edit assigned videos for CheddarU content team: Create, write, & edit short-form assets.

  • Edit different versions of produced video(s), with each version optimized for linear & social platforms

  • Brainstorm with editorial & development team for topical content that fits within the brand

  • Consistently brainstorm new ideas for original CheddarU programming, able to execute in assisting produce content

  • Pitch/be on the lookout for college specific news stories & create TOS segments quickly & efficiently

  • Assist in gathering & organizing production assets from student creators

  • Research & book talent for student creator network


  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • Minimum of 2 years experience producing digital, social, & multiplatform content

  • Strong editorial judgement fitting within the brand ethos: Strong understanding of GenZ & millennial audience

  • Strong ability to thoroughly research & pitch content

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • Must be skilled in the following editing systems:


    • Photoshop

  • Must provide recent work samples or reel to be considered

Our Benefits & Culture:

The Cheddar team moves at lightning speed & our employees have the opportunity to make an extraordinary impact. We are growing fast & achieving milestones every day. Our team is direct, relentless, ethical, proactive, & different. All of our full time employees receive a competitive compensation & benefits package, which includes stock options, health, dental, & vision insurance, disability & life insurance, 401K, discounted gym membership, commuter benefits, generous paid leave, drinks & snacks, team events, happy hours, & more.


Cheddar is an equal opportunity employer, & we actively cultivate an inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity. We welcome all candidates & are committed to hiring people with a wide variety of experiences & backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, familial or marital status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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