Full Time Job

Editorial Producer, Flashdocs

CNN

New York, NY 07-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Editorial Producer for FlashDocs. FlashDocs will create content for linear with the opportunity to expand into additional platforms across CNN. This is an ambitious and exciting unit that requires strong leaders and creative storytellers who have experience producing feature content with a sharp focus on popular culture. The Editorial Producer is responsible for oversight of the editorial bookings featured in the content coming out of this group.

The Daily
• This individual, under the guidance of the Senior Editorial Producer will be responsible for consistently and enthusiastically pitching stories and booking dynamic characters, experts, and public figures for individual taped segments.
• The ideal candidate is a voracious consumer of news with a deep knowledge and curiosity in regards to popular culture and a passion for unearthing stories and topics that are provocative and buzzworthy.
• The Editorial Producer should have an interest and ability in collaborating with a team of producers and storytellers.
• This individual has strong relationships within various communities including entertainment and politics and is expected to identify, establish, and maintain critical relationships with newsmakers, talent, and publicists and sources and to continually expand the network of bookings.
• The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-based, breaking news environment and is capable of creating polished content, maintaining schedules and workflows, while meeting aggressive deadlines for on-budget work.
• The Editorial Producer could be called upon to produce individual segments and shoots, so the ideal candidate should be a strong writer as well.
• This position reports to the Senior Editorial Producer, and will partner with internal stakeholders across the organization.
• This role is based in New York, but this individual will likely be tasked to travel as needed to field produce segments and conduct interviews.

The Essentials
• Experience as a booking producer or equivalent production experience.
• Multiple years experience producing long form and feature storytelling.
• Multiple years experience in shooting and producing in the field.
• Proven performance and an established rolodex covering a variety of landscapes is necessary.
• Strong editorial judgment, and a knowledge of the digital landscape is required.
• This candidate must be able to multitask, execute quickly, and be editorially strong.
• This person should have a strong grasp of social media as it relates to popular culture.
• Organizational skills and writing skills are essential to this position.
• Second language is a plus.
• Ability to travel as needed.

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqb7k6-3-238-204-167-42 in your application.