Full Time Job

Supervising Producer, State Of The Union / Inside Politics Weekend

Warner Bros. Discovery

Washington, DC 06-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
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Your New Role…

CNN is seeking a talented Supervising Producer to join the teams of State of The Union and Inside Politics Weekend in Washington, DC!

Your Role Accountabilities…

The Supervising Producer for State of the Union and Inside Politics, Washington-based political shows will have broad responsibilities on the show team, including, but not limited to:

EDITING & PRODUCTION – Works with Executive Producer and other Producers on the team on planning all aspects of a program's visual and editorial presentation. Organizing and preparing content so that high pressure deadlines are met.

POLITICS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS FOCUS – Leverage a deep knowledge of politics and public affairs to help run booking and segment development. From presidential politics to international breaking news, pitch the best newsmakers and then be able to shepherd the interview process from first drafts to live on air. Use your demonstrated interest in politics to analyze big stories, polling, and trends, and look ahead to what's coming next.

MANAGEMENT - Oversee staff to ensure high level of editorial and production consistency. Create opportunities for the development and growth of staff members in a creative, collaborative environment. Must have strong team building skills and work well with fellow producers and crew.

BREAKING NEWS - Accurate, rapid establishment of facts on a story that is developing. Reporting, coordination with others in network who are working on story, acquisition of live sources, communication with newsgathering desks regionally and nationally, access to developed network of previously established sources, quick response to booking guests and moving resources to cover overnight breaking stories.

Qualifications & Experience…
• The successful candidate for this position will have +10 years experience in television news, with at least five years as a show producer at a cable or broadcast network and a strong demonstrated interest in national politics and public affairs.
• It further requires strong feature and segment production, strong writing skills, extensive control room experience and a thorough understanding of news production.
• Candidate must be a creative thinker who can generate numerous stories under intense deadline pressure and changing circumstances.
• Candidate must be familiar with all aspects of television production including graphics, editing, digital news gathering and live remote broadcasting and be comfortable working in a collaborative environment.
• A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
• Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require, and to travel if needed.

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In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $152,880.00 - $283,920.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjo942-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

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