Turner Broadcasting Senior Assignment Editor in Atlanta, Georgia

Posting Job Title Senior Assignment Editor

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Digital/Interactive Media News


United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Requisition #


Position Type Full Time

Posting Job Description

What will you be doing?

This position is responsible for managing assignments for the CNN Digital News Desk, a breaking news and enterprise team of writers and editors who cover domestic and international news topics for CNN's digital platforms.

  • Responsible for the big picture, long range planning of editorial content ▪Global oversight on assignments
  • Manage special projects/assignments
  • Conceptualize, create, develop, manage and edit content focused on a user-driven strategy that understands the nuances of packaging content for the web, mobile web, social and apps
  • Determines the editorial "voice" ensuring that they meet, or it meets, the overall editorial direction set for the site(s)
  • Guides the development of stories from start to finish
  • Reviews and improves stories to ensure coverage is thorough and competitive ▪Achieves established editorial goals and deadlines and mentors others to do the same
  • Allocates available resources to meet objectives
  • Interacts with direct reports and peers in management/customers/vendors to share information and improve cross-departmental processes
  • Develops and maintains relationships with editorial and creative talent as well as own sources Directly manages a team; assigns work, provide guidance and handles people aspects such as recruitment, performance management, development, etc. What do we need from you?

  • Typically has 8 or more years of progressively complex related experience

  • College Degree or equivalent industry experience

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.