Temporary Job

Researcher, The Row


Atlanta, GA 11-01-2023
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Researcher, The Row (Temporary)

Your New Role…

The Row has been described as CNN's editorial gatekeeper. It's on the frontline of protecting CNN's brand and values, working with our reporters at home and abroad every day. The Row Researcher is an essential link in the approval of scripts - checking their factual accuracy, looking for background information and context, with a particular focus on CNN's platforms.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Checks all verifiable facts in reporter scripts and other content for the CNN Networks, CNN Digital, and CNN Newsource, including documentaries and some affiliate reports
• Manages the workflow of Row Editors and work closely with them on approving scripts
• Prepares background information and deep research for special projects and during rolling coverage or breaking news
• Supports field correspondents by assisting package producers
• Keeps up-to-date knowledge of new stories, finds and marshal reliable sources and communicates effectively with internal stakeholders such as show executive producers, reporters, and Row editors

Qualifications & Experience…
• College degree and/or relevant work experience
• 1+ years experiences editorial experience at either university or post-graduation required
• Prior experience in research or newsroom as newsroom assistant or associate producer desirable
• Field reporting or production experience at university or post-graduation desirable
• Experience using online sources for research is required
• Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to find answers to very specific questions
• Passion about the news
• Ability to work in a fast pace 24/7 environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9ky7m-3-238-180-174-42 in your application.