Temporary Job

Writer & Producer For Newsource


Atlanta, GA 01-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Temporary Writer & Producer for CNN Newsource

The CNN Story

The Job

The freelance (Temporary) Newsource Writer/Producer is part of the CNN Newsource Distribution team responsible for providing content to CNN's more than 1100 affiliates and partners. Specifically, a freelance Writer/Producer's job focuses on crafting a variety of broadcast-ready scripts, including lead-ins, vo's, tags, sots, etc. Freelance Writer/Producers will also occasionally write packages and/or copy edit scripts. All of this is done in a fast-paced, high-performing, and exciting work environment.

The Daily
• High performing Writer/Producers will also be expected to write packages and/or copy edit, when needed
• The Newsource Writer/Producer is also responsible for making editorial decisions on content distribution in conjunction with writing scripts
• At times, a Writer/Producer will also proxy edit
• All of this must be done within a fast paced work environment
• The ideal candidate also must be able to provide excellent customer service to affiliates and the ability to collaborate with co-workers across all of CNN's platforms

The Essentials
• 2 years or more writing experience and 3-5 years total news experience
• Experience in local news is helpful
• Creative written and oral skills are also essential, as well as strong organizational skills and flexibility
• A college Bachelor degree is also required

The Perks
• 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
• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Company Profile

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.