Temporary Job

Creative Services Editor / Producer

CNN

Atlanta, GA 05-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
.The Job

The Temporary Creative Services Editor/Producer position focuses on craft editing, specifically in the creation of daily content for CNNE air. Assignments also include graphic creation for show opens and packages, various forms of content for CNNE special programming, as well as traditional news elements.

The Creative Services Editor/Producer incorporates a visually compelling approach to editing and producing while adhering to defined editorial and journalistic standards. The position requires proficiency in After Effects, graphic creation skills, color correction, and basic audio sweetening. This is a temporary position which will be primarily assigned to CNNE; Spanish language skills are necessary.

The Daily

The overall job of the Creative Services Editor/Producer position includes, but is not limited to:
• News production editing
• Complex and creative graphic creation
• Stylized program elements (show opens, elements and teases)
• Collaboration on scripting, story development, producing and fact-checking
• Producing and creating visual elements (video and graphical)
• Distinctive storytelling
• Metadata requirements

The Creative Services Editor/Producer fulfills these responsibilities by utilizing demonstrable technical, editorial, and creative expertise in editing, producing, design and compositing skills, and visual effects. Assignments will be completed under news production deadlines, requiring flexibility with schedule/working hours.

The Essentials

Training and Skill Enhancement: Continuous skill development on existing production platforms and training in the proficient use of emerging technology is expected. This will be accomplished through on-line training resources and company sponsored training, as well as utilizing external vendors when specialized training is required.

Collaborative Partnership: There is an expectation of partner and peer collaboration regarding production projects and responsibilities (attending show meetings, story generation, scripting enhancements, video research and involvement with department workgroups focusing on improving workflows and communication).

Qualifications: Equivalent of 5 years of experience in a professional news or sports environment, proven editorial judgment and 3 years of demonstrated technical and creative expertise in editing and producing.

Desirable experience includes:

Familiarity with existing Creative Services tools: including but not limited to the Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on After Effects and visual effects plug-ins such as Sapphire, Boris, Red Giant, and others.

Educational Requirements include: Bachelor's degree (typically in Liberal Arts such as journalism, technical production, English, political science, history or similar course work) or relevant professional work experience.

The following attributes will be demonstrated by the successful candidate: thorough understanding of video production workflow, proficiency in file-based production environments, knowledge of editorial functions such as story pitching, field production, scripting, as well as managing and adapting to the continually developing technologies driving the industry.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3v1kq-3-236-98-69-42 in your application.