Turner Broadcasting Digital Producer 2 – Fareed Zakaria Global Briefing in New York, New York


Posting Job Title:

Digital Producer 2 – Fareed Zakaria Global Briefing

Time Warner Division:



United States - New York - New York

Posting Job Description:

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What part will you play and what will you be doing?

- Produce Fareed's Global Briefing, a daily CNN newsletter

- Duties involve searching a wide range of US and international news and commentary sites for stories to be edited and included in newsletter

- Work with CNN fact checkers, executive producer and GPS host to ensure accuracy, interest and balance of contributions

- Build newsletter using Mailchimp software

- Commission, edit and produce opinion pieces on international issues by current and former guests on the Fareed Zakaria GPS show and other commentators

- Manage social media for Fareed Zakaria, including promotion of weekly column and Sunday's show on Facebook and Twitter, cutting clips on SnappyTV of host's other appearances on CNN

- Work closely with GPS show team on potential elements for social promotion including show clips and graphics

- Serve as a reviewer of international op-eds for Opinion

- Review process includes checking overall flow, accuracy of copy and overall balance in op-eds submitted for review for CNN Opinion

- Create weekly GPS quiz for Sunday's newsletter

- Duties involve formulating questions tied to week's current events, selecting images from CNN's content management system and building the quiz in Apester

- Work collaboratively with programming and social teams at CNN Digital to optimize the posting and sharing of GPS-related content on all platforms

- Coordinate with audience development and newsletter marketing teams on promotional and growth opportunities for Global Briefing

- Attend regular GPS and Opinion team meetings and take part in other duties for both teams

What do we need from you?

- 6+ years of editorial experience at either a cable or broadcast network

- A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience

- Capable of meeting deadline and functioning calmly in high-pressure situations including breaking news - Must be able to multi-task, execute quickly, be editorially strong and have strong editorial awareness and judgment

- Knowledge of current events, key players and issues in global affairs a must

- Proficiency in using iNews or similar system

- Writing, editing and research skills are essential

- Proven excellent writing ability

- Demonstrated ability to generate and pitch ideas

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2017 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMediafamily of powerhouse brands 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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Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

Digital/Interactive Media

Business Unit_TBS:



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