Turner Broadcasting Producer, CNN Sports in Atlanta, Georgia

Posting Job Title Producer, CNN Sports

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Production/Post-Production


United States - Georgia - Atlanta

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Position Type Full Time

Posting Job Description

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What part will you play?

The Sports Producer is a multi-faceted position that will service various clients across the company. Clients include CNN, CNNI, HLN, and/or CNN digital.

  • The Sports Producer is responsible for creatingBleacher Report branded sports newssegments that air within CNN and HLN morning and weekend programming.
  • This producer is responsible for story selection, story treatment and overall execution of sponsored segments that air live on CNN Early Start, CNN New Day and HLN Morning Express
  • Responsibilities include editorial decision making in the way of story selection within sports segments,writing sports scripts, creating banners, basic rundown timing, pitching CNN appropriate angles on sports stories, package script writing and package producing.script writing, and working closely with sports and network talent.
  • This position reports to the CNN Sports Senior Editorial Director and will work closely with Executive Producers and editorial counterparts across CNN Networks. Additional Duties May Include……

  • Line producing - Coordinating coverage & assignments around breaking sports news

  • Deciding editorial treatment and presentation of stories for tv and digital
  • Producing video pieces for digital- Calls to professional teams/organizations for information- Field producing during major sports events
  • * The work schedule for this position will include overnight hours, weekends and holidays. Flexibility is a must.

What do we require from you?

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years production
  • Digital video production experience
  • Editorial experience; solid editorial judgment/awareness
  • Ability to quickly identify stories
  • Sports news experience; competent sports knowledge
  • Experience with creating graphics
  • Proficient news writing skills;- Strong understanding of newsgathering techniques
  • Social media expertise
  • Ability to work independently; ability to respond under breakings news deadline situations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of CNN systems and workflow preferred
  • Ability/willingness to work any shift including weekends and overnights

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