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Atlanta, Georgia (United States)


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CNN Field Producer, Atlanta Bureau

Job ID: 54537
Job Views: 331
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Job Category: Newspapers,Wire Services,Television,Online/New Media,Publishing
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 01.26.2018

Job Description

This is our story

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.

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What part will you play?
The Producer is responsible for generating, pitching and executing creative, enterprise reporting and story ideas, particularly character driven stories across all platforms.

What will you be doing? 
  • Identifying and developing stories.
  • Setting up remotes and conducting interviews within a breaking news pace.
  • Develop confidential sources, gain fast access to rights holders of internet content sites and be able to track down potential interviewees quickly.
  • Pivoting between live shots and interviews to write packages, wires and digital scripts - adept at digital newsgathering and social media.
  • In this role the Producer collaborates with editors, photojournalists, bookers, show and segment producers and writers.
  • Lead and execute highly produced live segments in the field and in the studio.
  • Covering national stories for The Most Trusted Name in News means that the Field Producer will travel up to 50% and must be able to be deployed for a story on short notice.
What do we need from you?
  • Minimum 5 years of news environment/production environment.
  • Strong editorial and production skills.
  • Field production experience a plus.
  • Strong writing and research skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding or experience with DNG/ENG aspects.
  • BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communication or related discipline or equivalent work experience.

But wait, there’s more!
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2015 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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