Full Time Job

Producer, Video Programming

CNN

Atlanta, GA 06-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Producer, Video Programming (CNN)

The Job

The Producer is responsible for coordinating and managing content and assignments for CNN's core owned and operated platforms including desktop web, mobile web, mobile apps, TV apps as well as third party platforms that support our video business. Producers will work with Associate Producers and senior leadership to ensure the timely and effective placement of videos and will work with global teams.

The Daily
• Monitors linear television or streaming events to identify the best moments to edit and publish across platforms.
• Evaluates content pitches with an eye towards programming that prioritizes the audience.
• Writes and tests video headlines and descriptions to optimize performance.
• Covers programming for web, apps and off-platform.
• Manages daily assignments throughout their shift
• Works closely with research, audience development and business operations to grow audience and maximize revenue.
• Trains new team members on publishing and programming workflows.
• May be asked to assist or lead strategic initiatives.

The Essentials
• 4+ years of experience working in a news production or similar environment.
• Undergraduate degree in journalism, production, news media or related field.
• Equivalent work experience in web design, journalism, and/or business may be considered in lieu of a degree.
• Excellent communication skills with solid news judgment and strong headline-writing skills.
• Strong collaboration skills.
• Flexibility to deal with rapid changes in news, adapt to breaking news, and handle several tasks at once with an ability to execute during breaking news situations.
• Ability to produce and edit video for digital platforms.
• Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere or similar editing system.
• Knowledge about video syndication and best practices for mobile video a plus.

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