Full Time Job

Newsource Writer / Producer


Atlanta, GA 06-02-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job
A Newsource Writer/Producer must be skilled in crafting broadcast ready scripts that are accurate and conversational.

The Daily
• This person is expected to write a variety of news scripts including lead-ins, vo's, tags, etc. for more than 1,100 CNN affiliates around the globe.
• 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
• Requirements for this position include 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.
• Bachelor's degree is also required.

The Perks
• Paid time off every year to volunteer
• 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 to help shape and grow your career
• 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.