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Field Producer, Espanol


New York, NY 10-19-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Field Producer, CNN Español (NY)

The Job
The Field Producer at CNN Español

The Daily
• The Field Producer is an experienced story coordinator able to meet the daily demands of general assignment news in a 24/7 deadline environment.
• S/he must be an exceptional writer, in Spanish and English, who can add, shape or develop scripts for digital or TV quickly and accurately.
• This person generally oversees the production of a story, working with a reporter and photographer to set up interviews, gather video and collect information.
• The Field Producer is also the liaison between the crew and the newsroom.
**Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnight as this role supports a 24/7 business **
***English and Spanish language fluency is required, written and verbal***

The Essentials
• Proven experience in the field, managing story development and leading newsgathering efforts, especially in breaking news.
• Multi-year experience with all levels of output needs and desk operations, specifically in coordination of domestic and international correspondents.
• 3-5 years' experience in booking international and domestic satellites.
• Strong editorial, logistical and technical skills are essential.
• Able to quickly turn around critical information for air – verifying its accuracy – while simultaneously getting live phone interviews, live video, transmissions and/or taped coverage of the news event.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities under difficult conditions.
• English and Spanish language fluency is required, written and oral
• Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnights.
• Bachelors' degree in Journalism, or equivalent work experience.

The Perks
• Paid time off every year to volunteer
• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
• 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
• 2018 Best Company for Dads
• An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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.