Full Time Job

Supervisor, Image Sound

Warner Media

Atlanta, GA 10-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Team

Join CNN's exclusive Image+Sound team! As a member of the Image+Sound management team you'll be part of a team focused on excellence. You'll work to develop yourself and develop your team to release their creativity. In Image+Sound we work hard, and we play hard.

The Job

As a member of Production Services, you will ensure there is a great work environment where everyone can grow in their career and be part of a high performing team that creates partnerships for delivering quality journalism.

Production Services Supervisors guide staff in career development, content creation, technology and production workflows. This supervisor will focus on development and production workflows for entry level staff related to supporting control rooms for all CNN networks.

The Day-to-Day
• Identifying and developing high performing, up-and-coming editorial staff for all platforms.
• Guiding individual contributors to expand the creativity in their producing and editing skills to support CNN worldwide.
• Interacting with leaders of multiple networks/business units on a regular basis regarding production needs and a variety of workflow, newsgathering and scheduling issues.
• Coaching individuals to success throughout the organization.
• Conduct individual and team staff meetings.
• Supporting daily production by collaborating with partners and staff
• Supporting reporting needs in ShowMgr, MediaSource, Qlikview, Excel and other tools
• Providing constructive feedback on the quality and content of the stories to staff on a regular basis.
• Actively participating in the recruiting and hiring process for your team and other Production Services teams.
• Attending daily production meetings.
• Investigating production issues and creating best practices for successful story telling.
• Establish and enforce SOP for the role and modify expectations for the position based on evolving business needs.
• Developing opportunities to expand the footprint of the Production Services Staff

The Essentials
• 4-5 years previous news, sports or related production experience
• 1-2 years of supervisory or leadership experience in a news environment
• Experience in mentoring, coaching or leading others
• Independent, self-motivated
• Demonstrated team player – focused on the success of the company, department and staff
• Foreign language skills, particularly proficiency in Spanish is valued,but not required
• Understanding of digital trends, social media and content management.
• Understanding of excel, detail work with data, ability to understand business requirements for systems and data reporting. It is also nice to have a base understanding of databases, excel and other reporting tools.
• Detail oriented, organized with the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Flexibility – this is a 24/7/365 business that will need your attention during non-business hours. As well as ad-hoc modification to typical work hours.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmwvx2-52-90-49-108-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Warner Media

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