Full Time Job

Associate Producer, Campaigns / Elections Politics

CNN

Washington, DC 10-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
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The Job

US politics are more tumultuous and consequential than ever before, and CNN's audiences are looking for reliable, readable journalism that connects the dots on complex issues and breaks down what they need to know about candidates, campaigns and how elections are run.

This digital associate producer will support production of our online election coverage as well as for our CNN Politics franchises, including The Point, KFile and Margins of Error. The role will center on collaborating with editors and reporters across CNN's digital and newsgathering political teams to elevate our coverage and integrate our product offerings into our reader experiences.

The mission will be to create distinctive work that emphasizes the best of CNN's DNA: Urgency. Essential, global ''Go There'' reporting. Facts backed by data. Journalism that holds power to account. Creative thinking about how to best serve audiences.

The Daily

You will be responsible for supporting production, programming, and promotion for our digital campaign and election coverage, including coordinating with programming and off-platform teams across CNN Digital.

The preferred candidate is focused on educating readers, exceptionally well-organized and dedicated to fostering collaboration. Testing innovative approaches to connecting with readers and highlighting digital work will be welcomed and encouraged.

Daily tasks will include integrating product offerings into our election coverage, partnering with our campaign and Washington editors as well as digital programming to best serve audiences, and brainstorming content options to enhance user experience. Other responsibilities will include building relationships with CNN Audio and other platforms to ensure we are seamlessly programming across a variety of formats.

The Essentials
• 1-2 years of editorial experience
• Familiarity with editorial planning and digital production
• Ability to escalate problems and navigate roadblocks as they occur
• College degree preferred
• Good writing and storytelling skills
• Basic understanding of how to write and frame stories for a digital audience
• Ability to collaborate across teams to produce content, brainstorm ideas and explain complicated issues
• Ability to drive content into new mediums, which could include newsletters, podcasts, etc

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxok4z-3-229-142-91-42 in your application.

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