Full Time Job

Associate Producer

CNN

New York, NY 08-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Associate Producer (CNN+)

The Job

The Associate Producer works closely with producers to execute projects - from inception to completion. Duties include heavy research and telephone reporting, pre-interviews, and coordinating logistics for field production.

The Daily
• The AP is responsible for locating, procuring, and managing internal and external video and assets.
• The AP must work closely with rights and clearances, the affiliate desk and assignment desks to ensure the best and latest video is acquired, used and credited properly.
• The AP works closely with editors during postproduction, left-siding scripts, providing media, anticipating and responding to requests, organizing footage and tracking sources of material for licensing.
• This role is responsible for providing guidance to the Production Assistants, interns, and residents.
• The AP occasionally works in the field to produce interviews and to supervise b-roll shoots.

The Essentials
• 2-3 years of experience in TV/news/digital production. 
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
• Proficiency with archive sources, such as Getty Images and Associated Press is very helpful.
• Some field producing experience preferred.
• Must demonstrate basic research skills.
• Must demonstrate strong initiative, commitment, and interpersonal skills.
• Must be team-oriented, able to take direction from producers and editors, capable of meeting deadlines and functioning calmly in high-pressure situations, including breaking news. 
• Must be flexible and able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbo11e-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.