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Full Time Job

Writer / Producer

CNN

Atlanta, GA 06-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

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Your New Role...

CNN is looking for a Writer/Producer to join the Domestic News team in Atlanta, GA!

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Working closely with the anchor, executive producer and senior producer in pitching, researching, planning, and writing show segments.
• Identifying, producing and organizing elements that spark debate with our panelists.
• Collaborating with newsgathering and research teams.
• Coordinate with the control room team in Atlanta.
• Produce segments in breaking news situations.
• Producing digital & social media projects as needed.
• Helping to research and produce Magic Wall segments.

Your Qualifications & Experience...
• Extensive knowledge of politics and current events required; digital experience is a plus.
• Two to five years of broadcast producing/writing, reporting or newsgathering experience required.
• Proficient in inews.
• Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience.
• Excellent writing and researching skills - style, language, accuracy and balance.
• Ability to think quickly during breaking news and produce segments accordingly.
• A good attitude - eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented.
• Strong production vision - the ability to envision a segment or package and turn it into reality.
• Self-starter - the ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision.
• Must have the flexibility to work different shifts including evenings, overnights and weekends.

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Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g37o7x-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CNN

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.