Turner Broadcasting News Editor, CNN National Content Center (Temporary) in Atlanta, Georgia
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News Editor, CNN National Content Center (Temporary)
United States - Georgia - Atlanta
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The National Content Center is a story-first domestic newsgathering desk.
As a Temporary News Editor on the NCC you will be responsible for identifying and developing domestic news stories for all CNN platforms…digital, television, mobile, social.
News Editors drive editorial, visual elements and social newsgathering on these priority stories and collaborate with our partners across platforms to create content for our various audiences.
In this critical editorial role the responsibilities include, but are not limited to finding stories, determining platform interest, owning stories from conception to completion, writing stories for digital publication, partnering with newsgathering units in bureaus/field to cover stories and supporting the daily technical operations around the country that make it possible for us to tell stories from just about anywhere.
The National Content Center drives and oversees the editorial and operations of our breaking domestic news coverage, ensures continuing coverage to continuously break news on priority stories and partners with all platforms to create written and visual content.
In this role the News Editor works on identifying stories and determines if they rise to the level of network news standards and also determines which network, show and/or platform would be best suited for a particular story.
Foster internal relationships with writers, producers, bureaus, field teams and affiliate partners; externally foster and develop relationships with contacts essential to newsgathering.
Communicate information between the various CNN networks and platforms especially in breaking and developing news situations.
Gather first-hand information on spot-news stories and contribute information to CNN.com, including writing stories for digital.
Manage day-to-day operations and logistics in support of field teams and domestic bureaus includes managing live television requests, overseeing intake of elements and trafficking communication around those elements.
4 to 6 years' experience in news environment at a major network/local station.
BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline.
Traditional newsgathering skills with previous news room experience as well as a keen sense of how to leverage social media in newsgathering.
Ability to work in a collaborative environment and handle fast paced and stressful situations.
TV/digital writing experience preferred.
Assignment Editor experience preferred
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