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Writer/Producer - CNN, Newsroom 9amLocation Atlanta, United States Job ID 161010BR Apply Now
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What part will you play?
This person will be pitching, researching, planning guest segments and/or packages as needed. Identifying guests, video elements, graphic elements (including relevant fonts). They will also be coordinating execution of segments live from control room when needed, to ensure the most effective pursuit of the vision of the segment, handling logistics for production of packages-interviews (both arranging and conducting when necessary),shoots (including finding sites, securing crew and booking travel), video (choosing and/or cutting video and monitoring the editing of the piece as necessary). They will also be developing graphics for pieces or entire programs based on theme. Writing is crucial: pulling together all elements of segments and writing anchor intros, teases, fonts and text for graphics.
What will you be doing?
- Coordinating all elements gathered for packages into coherent, compelling pieces that integrate the best video and the strongest words
- Collaborating with newsgathering and Media Operations to obtain the best elements
- Collaborating with the Row to ensure the best script
- Writing day-of scripts for program: promos, teases, opens, news, features
- Effectively using video, graphics and fonts on all assigned stories
- Four years broadcast newswriting and/or producing experience preferred; five years a plus
- Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience
- Excellent writing skills-style, language, accuracy, organization, balance
- Ability to produce quality work quickly
- Flexibility-ability to adapt during breaking news, ability to adapt to program or anchor style
- Attitude- must be eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented
- Strong production vision- ability to envision a segment or package and turn it into reality
- Self-starter- ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision
But wait, there’s more!
- Paid time off every year to volunteer
- 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
- An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
- Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS
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