Full Time Job

Line Producer, This Morning


New York, NY 09-19-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role…

CNN is looking for a Line Producer I for CNN This Morning. Come join our control room team where every morning you'll help envision and execute global live coverage for CNN's signature morning show. This role is responsible for helping create and manage our show rundown while imagining visually interesting ways to help share CNN's reporting with the world. We're looking for a passionate producer who loves waking up and getting the first crack at the day's news.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Create and manage the show rundown
• Work with the Senior Broadcast Producer to decide what stories we cover and execute a plan on how to cover them
• Generate compelling and creative segment ideas
• Select video, stills, soundbites, quotes, graphics and other elements to help convey information
• Call elements for show director
• Assign stories to other team members for writing/producing
• Write scripts and produce segments for breaking news stories
• Produce rolling coverage of live breaking and scheduled news events
• Discuss segment elements and suggested questions with Anchor, Executive Producer and other show producers
• Make important editorial decisions and communicate them to talent, Writers, Associate Producers, Production Assistants and our control room team

Qualifications & Experience…
• 5+ years producing experience including extensive control room experience
• Must be able to work an overnight/early morning shift and an extended schedule as the news cycle requires
• Expert level ability to work in inews or ENPS
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
• Creative thinker with the ability to find new and entertaining ways to present information, suggest new angles for stories while having the organizational skills to bring it all together
• Outstanding news judgment, critical and strategic thinking, and an ability to be persistent yet diplomatic are critical for the position

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqemem-3-233-221-90-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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