Temporary Job

Editor - Health


Atlanta, GA 05-19-2020
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Editor - Health (Temporary)

The Job

CNN Health is looking for an experienced journalist with strong newsgathering abilities and leadership skills. The News Editor should be a collaborative team player who can who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms.

The Daily
• You'll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition.
• As an editor on our Health team, you should be able to distinguish stories that meet CNN's journalistic standards.
• An established writer, this News Editor can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms.
• The News Editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between team, digital newsgathering and shows.

The Essentials
• BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline.
• 4-6 years' experience in news environment at a major network/local station.
• Previous news room experience.
• Newsgathering in social media outlets.
• 1+ year experience TV/digital writing experience preferred.
• Previous Assignment Editor experience preferred.
• Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
• Understanding of CNN newsgathering.
• Strong logistical ability.
• Able to make fast decisions.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Able to work under pressure.

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

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.