Anchor Producer - CNN - Newsroom 9am (Writer/Producer Level)

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 25

Position description

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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
The writer/producer, NY job requires strong feature and segment producing, strong writing skills and a thorough understanding of the news business. The person who fills this job will work with a team of segment producers, bookers, and writers to create a daily program. As such, he/she must be a creative thinker who can generate numerous segments off the week's news headlines. This writer/producer must be familiar with all aspects of television production. Help book and facilitate the numerous and variable editorial, logistical and technical details essential to the addition of guests for the segments. 


  • pulling together all elements of segments and writing anchor intros, teases, fonts and text for graphics
  • Coordinating all elements gathered for packages into coherent, compelling pieces that integrate the best video and the strongest words
  • Collaborating with newsgathering and Media Operations to obtain the best elements
  • Collaborating with the Row to ensure the best script
  • Writing day-of scripts for program: promos, teases, opens, news, features
  • Effectively using video, graphics and fonts on all assigned stories

What do we need from you?

  • Four years broadcast newswriting and/or producing experience preferred; five years a plus
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience
  • Excellent writing skills-style, language, accuracy, organization, balance
  • Ability to produce quality work quickly
  • Flexibility-ability to adapt during breaking news, ability to adapt to program or anchor style
  • Attitude- must be eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented
  • Strong production vision- ability to envision a segment or package and turn it into reality
  • Self-starter- ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision

But wait, there’s more!

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.

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