The Christian Broadcasting Network

Employment Benefits

The CBN Culture

CBN is a mission-driven ministry whose objective is to proclaim Jesus Christ throughout the world. At the same time, CBN is recognized as a professionally accomplished leader in the field of media and communications. This unique combination provides a work environment that allows team members to grow both professionally and spiritually. The mission of CBN is to help meet both the spiritual and physical needs of people. For CBN team members, this means they can end each workday knowing they have been part of something profoundly important. At CBN, a "job" is not as much a job as it is a calling!

Daily Chapel

Recognizing the importance of maintaining a strong commitment to the spiritual priorities of CBN, employees gather each day for a time of worship, prayer and sharing from God's Word. Chapel is considered part of the paid workday.


CBN encourages employees to take time away from their normal work schedule for spiritual, mental and physical refreshment. Vacation is awarded as follows:

  • Full-time regular exempt employees receive 136 hours per year.
  • Full-time regular non-exempt employees receive 96 hours per year (136 hours per year after five years of service).
  • Full-time regular exempt and non-exempt employees completing 6 years of service accrue additional hours of vacation each year up to a maximum of 176 hours.
Vacation hours are accrued on a monthly basis.


CBN observes the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day (half day)*
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day (half day)*
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

* On these days, employees gather for a time of worship, prayer and communion.

Sick Leave

Regular full-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 8 hours per month. Regular part-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 4 hours per month.

Medical and Dental Insurance

CBN offers employees a choice of three medical plans - an HMO, a Preferred Provider Organization and a High Deductible Health Plan/Health Savings Account. A comprehensive Dental plan is also available.

Life Insurance

Life insurance is provided at twice the employee's annual salary, rounded up to the next thousand. There is no cost to the employee for this coverage. The employee may purchase additional Voluntary Life coverage.

Disability Insurance

Both short term and long term disability insurance coverages are provided at no cost to the employee: Short term: After an employee is unable to report to work for 14 consecutive days, Short Term disability pays 60 percent of base weekly salary up to a maximum of $1,000/week for 26 weeks. Long term: After the employee has been out of work for 26 weeks, this insurance pays 66 2/3% of base monthly salary, up to a maximum of $7,500/month.

403(b) Retirement Plan

Administered by Fidelity Investments, the 403(b) plan is provided as a means of saving for retirement.  CBN currently offers full time employees a maximum 4% matching contribution of eligible compensation for each payroll period. Employees have full control over their investment portfolio and are vested immediately.

Workers' Compensation

In the event of a work-related injury, this insurance pays 66.67 percent of weekly wages for time lost from work in excess of seven days up to the maximum set by law.


















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Note: Information outlined in this brief summary is intended only to provide an overview of CBN's benefits for employment candidates. In the event the candidate is selected for a position, detailed and specific information will be provided on the day of orientation. The company reserves the right to change its policies at any time.

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