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Associate Production Manager


Los Angeles, CA 11-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role...

Join CNN's exclusive Image+Sound team!

As an Associate Production Manager, you will play a crucial role in the video production process at CNN. The Associate Production Manager has their finger on the pulse of scheduling decisions for the West/Mid-West Field Production team.

The position focuses on scheduling, time away approvals, allocation
accuracy and gear tracking in support of CNN's team of Photojournalists,
Directors of Photography and Multi-Media Journalists. Your attention to
detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks
will be essential for success in this role.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• The Associate Production Manager will make decisions for the day-to-day assignments for Field Production staff.
• Collaborating with Field Production management to make specific task assignments based on skills and project needs.
• Approving, coordinating, and tracking time away for the staff.
• Assisting in reporting details for resource allocations and acting as a subject matter expert for the current scheduling tool.
• Take the lead on projects to streamline workflow to elevate the team (organize gear, etc).

Qualifications & Experience…
• Bachelor's degree (typically in journalism or video production) or similar demonstrated on the job experience.
• Three (3) plus years of experience in news or video production.
• Previous experience scheduling personnel and or working with scheduling tools such as WorkSchedule, Show Manager, Xytech, Excel or other industry tools.
• Proven creative problem-solving skills. Ability to create win-win situations.
• Ability to work in a 24/7 fast-paced news environment, under deadline pressure.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3qj2x-44-197-101-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.