Full Time Job

Electronic Graphics Operator


New York, NY 09-08-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Your New Role…

CNN is the world's most essential and engaging source of video and digital news, and we're embarking on a crucial mission to invent the next generation of news and information experiences to inform, engage, and empower the world. We have a unique ability to marry content, design, product, and technology to spark connection, fulfill utility, and build community. With our consumer and facts-first strategy, we're developing new platforms and formats that put CNN's talent, expertise, and content programming directly in the hands of consumers.

Your Role Accountabilities…

A CNN Electronic Graphics Operator (EGO) plays an integral role as part of the live control room production team. A CNN EGO has a keen eye for attention to detail and thrives in the fast-paced 24x7 news environment while being responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all graphic elements.
• Testing, organizing and playout of show graphics in a 24x7 live news environment
• Proofreading
of text information before use to ensure accuracy in spelling, network style, and editorial content
• Collaborating with editorial show team members to ensure accuracy of all show graphic elements
• Handling overview training of those new to the department
• Troubleshooting and critical analysis of issues, including follow-up and documentation of on/off air discrepancies

Qualifications & Experience…

You are a strong multitasker and have the skills to handle prioritizing and executing multiple requests at the same time. Knowledge of Graphics systems is needed. Must work well under pressure and be able to show strong teamwork capabilities as part of a control room t eam. Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies. De monstrated analytical and problem-solving skills a must.
• College degree or equivalent prior experience working in a live control room production environment
• Prior experience with VizRT Trio, or comparable CG equipment in a live control room environment
• Strong multi-tasking skillset
• An ability to work in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment.
• Fluent in Windows-base d applications
• Average to above average spelling ability
• Ability and desire to work under pressure and in 24x7 'live news' environment
• Attention to detail, overall positive attitude and ability to work well with others
• Open to and accepting of new technologies as well as the ability to quickly learn those new technologies
• Knowledge of Control Room workflows preferred
• Knowledge of Newsroom Computer Systems preferred
• Fluency in Spanish preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8x806-44-197-111-121-42 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.