Contract Job

Bilingual Researcher

CNN

Atlanta, GA 11-19-2021
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Job Description
Freelance Bilingual Researcher

The Row has been described as CNN's editorial gatekeeper. It's on the frontline of protecting CNN's brand and values, working with our reporters at home and abroad every day. The Row Researcher (Bilingual) is an essential link in the approval of scripts - checking their factual accuracy, looking for background information and context, with a particular focus on CNN's Spanish language platforms.
• Checking all verifiable facts in reporter scripts and other content, with a particular focus on the CNN Spanish language platforms
• The researchers help manage the workflow of Row Editors and work closely with them on approving scripts
• They also prepare background information and deep research for special projects and during rolling coverage or breaking news
• The Row researchers sometimes support field correspondents by assisting package producers
• This position is pre-eminently an editorial one, demanding detailed up-to-date knowledge of news stories, ability to find and marshal reliable sources and communicate effectively with show EPs, reporters, and The Row Editors

Qualifications:
• Successful candidate will have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to find answers to very specific questions - as well as an intense interest in events here and around the world
• Some editorial experience at either university or post-graduation required
• Substantial practical experience using online sources for research is required
• Field reporting or production experience at university or post-graduation desirable
• Prior research experience or experience as a newsroom assistant or AP desirable
• The ideal candidate is fluent in Spanish

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d98p84-3-92-28-52-42 in your application.