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Editorial Producer, Guest Booking - CNN - Weekend AfternoonLocation Atlanta, Georgia, United States Job ID 167370BR Apply Now
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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
The Editorial Producer is responsible for booking guests, making pitches, and handling newsmaker requests for CNN. This individual is the show's booking representative and is responsible for constantly upgrading the quantity and quality of bookings for live daily interviews in addition to special projects. The Editorial Producer conducts pre-interviews over the phone and sets up on-camera interviews and b-roll shoots, researches and pitches provocative stories, and works contacts for long term booking opportunities. Editorial Producers work with Segment Producers to develop characters for long term stories. They will perform other related duties as assigned.
What do we need from you?
- A qualified candidate for this position must have 3 plus rears as a booking producer or equivalent production experience
- Research skills are essential to this position
- Proven performance and an established rolodex in booking high profile news guests are necessary
- This candidate must be able to multi-task, execute quickly, and be editorially strong
- Knowledge of current events, key players and issues in global affairs a must
- Organizational skills and writing skills are essential to this position
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Second language a plus
But wait, there’s more!
- Paid time off every year to volunteer
- Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
- 2017 Best Company for WorkingMothers
- 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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