Full Time Job

DC Senior Producer

CNN

Washington, DC 07-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

CNN is the world's most essential and engaging source of video and digital news. The Internet is changing the news and information landscape, and we're embarking on a crucial mission to tell stories rooted in journalism and facts through the next generation of news and information experiences. This team is building the content that will be offered directly to consumers. You'll be joining an empowered cross-functional team building trusted new digital products, platforms, and content that will put CNN directly in the hands of consumers.

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The Job

A Senior Producer plays a pivotal role for our show team. This person must have exceptionally strong news judgment and decision-making skills and be able to lead the show producers and live broadcast in breaking news situations when required.

The Daily
• The Senior Producer will help generate unique angles and creative ideas for each program, conceive and execute segments, edit questions and segments, and help manage producers closely while working with the show's leadership.
• We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic, and flexible candidate with strong multi-tasking skills for our live programs.
• The Senior Producer will also work with correspondents on scripts and live shots and assist in planning for the next day's reports and guest segments.
• When the need arises, the ability to line produce the show is desirable.
• This person will also work closely with Rights and Clearances, the Affiliate Desk and assignment desks.

The Essentials
• 8+ years of news production or related experience
• A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
• Experience in show production and script review
• Live line producing and experience handling breaking news, a proven ability to work well under pressure and deadline
• Strong writing and production skills
• Outstanding judgment, critical and strategic thinking, organization skills, and an ability to be persistent yet diplomatic
• Field producing experience strongly suggested
• Must be able work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.

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