Producer 1 - Newsroom Weekday 12PM

Inside Politics, CNN
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 08

Position description

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The Job

We are looking for a Producer 1 to join the Inside Politics team in Washington and work with John King.

The Daily

  • Working closely with the anchor, executive producer and senior producer in pitching, researching, planning, and writing show segments. 
  • Generating compelling and creative political segment ideas on a daily basis. 
  • Selecting key video, soundbites, quotes, and other information to be used as production elements. 
  • Writing and producing segments on daily tight deadlines. 
  • Producing segments in breaking news situations. 
  • Helping to research and produce Magic Wall segments.

The Essentials

  • Extensive knowledge of politics and current events required; digital experience is a plus. 
  • Three+ years of broadcast political producing/writing, reporting or newsgathering experience required. 
  • Political/campaign field producing experience a plus. 
  • Proficient in inews. 
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience. 
  • Excellent writing and researching skills - style, language, accuracy and balance. 
  • Ability to think quickly during breaking news and produce segments accordingly. 
  • A good attitude - eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented. 
  • Strong production vision and outstanding news judgment. 
  • Self-starter - ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision.
  • Creative thinking-ability to find new, informative and interesting ways to present political news.

The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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