Turner Broadcasting Newsource Package Producer, CNN Newsource in Atlanta, Georgia

Posting Job Title Newsource Package Producer, CNN Newsource

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS

CNEWS

Industry

Advertising

Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Editorial

Location

United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Requisition #

164019BR

Position Type Full Time

Posting 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 the spirit behind the movement to #gothere.

We are CNN. Will you join us?

What part will you play?

A Newsource Package Producer is responsible for writing and/or producing quality day-of and franchise packages for CNN Newsource affiliates.

What will you be doing?

The Package Producer assists and coordinates correspondents doing live reports on location at breaking news settings or planned events. A Package Producer works directly with other editorial and technical members in the Newsource Production Unit, on the Newsource Live Desk and in Newsource Washington to ensure that Newsource affiliates are receiving the highest quality product possible. Newsource produces content for a variety of affiliate platforms including TV, radio and digital.

Therefore, the ideal candidate for this position will not only have affiliate experience, but also experience in writing/producing content for digital platforms. All of this must be done within a fast-paced work environment. All Newsource personnel are expected to provide excellent customer service to affiliates and the ability to collaborate with co-workers across all of CNN's platforms.

What do you bring?

  • The Package Producer must have a college degree, preferably in journalism or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years package or segment producing, and 3-5 years of news experience.
  • Experience in writing/producing news for digital platforms is preferred.
  • Ideal applicants should be strong writers and possess copy editing skills.
  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency, yet remain calm under the pressures of a deadline.
  • Must be flexible, organized and highly creative.
  • The Package Producer must also possess team behaviors, especially strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Local market experience is helpful.
  • As CNN is a 24x7 news operation, our schedules require evening, weekend and overnight shifts, so flexibility is a must.
  • Bilingual is a plus! 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.