Full Time Job

Video Producer, The Lead With Jake Tapper


Washington, DC 09-15-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role...

CNN seeks an enterprising and talented Video Producer to join the team of The Lead with Jake Tapper in Washington, DC!

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Identify, produce, and alert the day's most newsworthy, definitive, exciting, and compelling video elements for each day's live program.
• Identify, produce, and alert the day's most newsworthy, definitive, exciting, and compelling soundbites for each day's live program.
• Maintain precision communication with senior producers, package producers, and control room team daily to finalize videos, graphics, and packages for air.
• Demonstrate proficiency in navigating and enhancing video elements for live and packaged scripts.
• Assist in all visual aspects of newsgathering, packaging, and live production, including graphics, banners, and wall production.
• Act as primary control room point of contact for senior producers, package producers, segments producers, associate producers, and operations as they gather, produce, and funnel material for air.
• Identify, cut, and post show elements to multiple digital platforms daily.
• Pitch, develop, produce, and post social media content on multiple platforms.
• Assist in research, compilation, production, and editing of pieces and segments.
• May be called upon to field produce and/or interview guests for live or packaged segments.
• This role will at times involve working early mornings, evenings and weekends for breaking news, special events, special programs, and political coverage.

Your Qualifications & Experience...
• A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
• Minimum of two years production experience in the news television industry.
• Must have strong news and video production judgment
• Must have exceptional written, verbal, interpersonal communication, and research skills.
• May be called upon to independently write television scripts.
• You should have excellent knowledge of live and taped show production.
• Must have a teamwork attitude and demonstrate resiliency in daily work in a fast-paced newsroom and control room.
• Must be amenable to feedback and mentoring.
• Must be able to share feedback and mentor others.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqe5j9-18-206-194-21-42 in your application.

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