Turner Broadcasting Writer/Producer, HLN Primetime Justice in New York, New York

Posting Job Title Writer/Producer, HLN Primetime Justice

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest News


United States - New York - New York

Requisition #


Position Type Full Time

Posting Job Description

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What part will you play?

The writer/producer for Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield is primarily responsible for writing the show open and segment intro’s. May also gather and evaluate elements for broadcast, researching and cutting those elements and making sure they best illustrate the news by being accurate and in context.

What will you be doing?

  • Must work closely with the host to write accurate, compelling and concise copy in her voice.
  • Must communicate with editorial team in developing show segments and make sure all video is available, accurate, cleared by CNN Triad, and in order before they air in the show.
  • Must also be able to effectively articulate status of material during the show with the control room staff.
  • In addition, may help the booking team with booking guests for live primetime interviews, including conducting pre-interviews over the phone and setting up those interviews with the TPM group.
  • Must attend and actively participate in all show related meetings and pitch sessions.

What do we need from you?

  • Solid TV news background required.
  • Must be a creative writer with excellent communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the workings and workflow of a newsroom.
  • Interest in law, crime and justice preferred.
  • Ability to write compelling and concise broadcast copy that captures the host’s voice.
  • Ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of television audiences and how to engage viewers.
  • Four-year college degree (Journalism preferable) or demonstrated experience in the field.
  • Understanding of video editing, multi-tasking ability and be a team player.

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 Best Company forWorking 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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