Temporary Job

Senior Producer

CNN

Atlanta, GA 05-14-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Producer (Temporary)

The Job

An editorial, proactive and creative individual, the Senior Producer will work directly with the Director of Coverage and Digital to execute on CNN's most distinctive and cross platform storytelling. The SP will have two key roles - to elevate the best journalism of CNN on all platforms; this includes video for TV, as well as a distinct digital video, text, photos, mobile and other media and to ensure that the most complex legal, standards and practice issues of our cutting edge journalism are met and upheld.

The Daily
• This role will coordinate closely and build solid relationships across the Newsgroup - digital/social supervising editors, broadcast EPs/bureaus- ensuring their coverage needs are met and exceeded.
• The Sr. Producer has proven film making skills and ability to tell stories creatively and to bring them to life through the scripting, structure and editing process.
• The successful candidate is also able to post produce content in conjunction with CNN newsgathering teams in order to elevate our story telling to the highest industry standards.
• The Sr. Producer is responsible for ensuring coverage plans are well defined and full details are outlined in documented fashion, also ensuring our best coverage is given the maximum exposure on all platforms.

The Essentials
• College degree in related field preferred
• Proactive - able to respond to a news event without necessary direction, able to take initiative.
• Able to creatively solve issues and problems as they arise.
• Strategic Thinker - able to identify key themes and present those in a compelling manner to the networks.
• Able to work with the various platforms to schedule, fashion and present stories for maximum impact.
• Editorial and field experience.
• In depth knowledge and proven track record in cross-platform newsgathering and editorial with minimum 5 years' experience.
• Digital platform knowledge - broad awareness of CNN's digital and social platforms and priorities - from desktop to Snapchat; what material works on each and how they perform in the competitive landscape.
• Building relationships - working with multiple stake holders, able to navigate the complex different arms of CNN and build a network of relationships to ensure smooth cross platform planning and communications and thereby finding opportunities to showcase international gathering.
• Working under pressure - able to thrive in a pressured breaking news environment.
• Able to respond to changes in the editorial agenda and respond to situations on the ground for our field teams.
• Attention to detail - Exceptionally organized with meticulous attention to detail.
• Proven experience in editorial/legal standards and practices.
• Proven budget management skills

The Perks
• 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

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