Full Time Job



Atlanta, GA 02-26-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Job

CNN seeks a Researcher for The Row, the premiere editorial team dedicated to Facts First.

The Daily
• Checking all verifiable facts in reporter scripts and other content for the CNN Networks, CNN Digital and CNN Newsource, including documentaries and some affiliate reports
• The researchers help manage the workflow of Row Editors and work closely with them on approving scripts
• They also prepare background information and deep research for special projects and during rolling coverage or breaking news
• The Row researchers sometimes support field correspondents by assisting package producers
• But this position is pre-eminently an editorial one, demanding detailed up-to-date knowledge of news stories, an ability to find and marshal reliable sources and communicate effectively with show EPs, reporters and The Row Editors

The Essentials
• Successful candidate will have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to find answers to very specific questions - as well as an intense interest in events here and around the world
• Some editorial experience at either university or post-graduation required
• Substantial practical experience using online sources for research is required
• Field reporting or production experience at university or post-graduation desirable
• Prior research experience or experience as a newsroom assistant or AP desirable

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