Full Time Job

Technical Operations Assistant

Warner Media

Atlanta, GA 10-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job

CNN Technical Operations is at the center of our global live media experience. We are the team with a front row seat to every story, every show, and every event as history is made before our eyes. We are a home for opportunities: to be part of the action, to grow, to develop, and to influence. We are the spirit behind the movement to #gothere. We are CNN. Will you join us? See what it's like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

A CNN Technical Operations Assistant (TOA) is an entry level position into the world of Technical Operations. Technical Operations Assistants are highly motivated and technically proficient employees that are driven to succeed. The TOA position plays an integral role as part of the studio production team. A CNN TOA has an effective ability to communicate and multitask as they perform Floor Directing and Gripping duties within the studios of CNN Atlanta.

The Daily
• Floor Directing and Gripping for live and pre-recorded shows within CNN, HLN, CNN International and CNN Espanol studios
• Operating Teleprompter
• Participating in production meetings and assisting the Director with camera blocking and scenery issues
• Assisting other studio personnel as required (prepping talent for air, etc.)
• Troubleshooting issues and reporting them in a timely manner
• Training and participating in career development opportunities to become a competitive candidate for advanced positions within Technical Operations
• Engaging in the continued growth and development of the TOA and Technical Operations department.

The Essentials
• College degree or equivalent prior experience working in a live control room and/or studio production environment.
• Desire to work and advance within Technical Operations' control rooms and studios.
• Ability and desire to work under pressure and in a 24x7 'live news' environment.
• Attention to detail, overall positive attitude and ability to work well with others.
• Strong multi-tasking skill set

The Nice to Haves
• Fluency in Spanish
• Previous exposure to broadcast environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g67088-54-198-139-112-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Warner Media

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.