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Writer/Producer - CNN - Weekend AfternoonLocation Atlanta, United States Job ID 163947BR Apply Now
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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
This person will be helping in pitching, researching, planning guest segments and/or packages as needed. Other duties include:
- Identifying guests, video elements, graphic elements (including relevant fonts)
- 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)
- Developing graphics for pieces or entire programs based on theme
- Writing: pulling together all elements of segments and writing anchor intros, teases, fonts and text for graphics
- 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
What do we need from you?
- 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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