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Turner Broadcasting Newsource Writer/Producer, Newsource Operations in Atlanta, Georgia


Posting Job Title:

Newsource Writer/Producer, Newsource Operations

WarnerMedia Division:



United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posting Job Description:

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The Job

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.

The Day-to-Day

  • 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

The Essentials

  • 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.

The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers at https://www.workingmother.com/best-companies-turner

  • 2018 Best Company for Dads at https://www.workingmother.com/best-companies-turner

  • An in-house learning and development team at https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/1174/v1_0/docs/TPD-One-Pager.pdf to help shape and grow your career

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services