Turner Broadcasting Newsource Writer/Producer, Newsource Operations in Atlanta, Georgia
Posting Job Title:
Newsource Writer/Producer, Newsource Operations
United States - Georgia - Atlanta
Posting Job Description:
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The Newsource Writer/Producer is part of the CNN Newsource Distribution team responsible for providing content to CNN’s more than 1100 affiliates and partners. Specifically, a Writer/Producer’s job focuses on crafting a variety of broadcast-ready scripts, including lead-ins, vo's, tags, sots, etc. Writer/Producers will also occasionally write packages and/or copy edit scripts. All of this is done in a fast-paced, high-performing, and exciting work environment.
A Newsource Writer/Producer must be skilled in crafting broadcast ready scripts that are accurate and conversational.
This person is expected to write a variety of news scripts including lead-ins, vo's, tags, etc. for more than 1,100 CNN affiliates around the globe.
High performing Writer/Producers will also be expected to write packages and/or copy edit, when needed.
The Newsource Writer/Producer is also responsible for making editorial decisions on content distribution in conjunction with writing scripts.
At times, a Writer/Producer will also proxy edit. All of this must be done within a fast paced work environment.
The ideal candidate also must be able to provide excellent customer service to affiliates and the ability to collaborate with co-workers across all of CNN's platforms
Requirements for this position include 2 years or more writing experience and 3-5 years total news experience.
Experience in local news is helpful.
Creative written and oral skills are also essential, as well as strong organizational skills and flexibility.
A college Bachelor degree is also required.
Paid time off every year to volunteer
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