Turner Broadcasting Senior Assignment Editor - Weekends - Newsgathering, CNN in New York, New York
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Senior Assignment Editor - Weekends - Newsgathering, CNN
United States - New York - New York
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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
CNN New York is looking for an experienced journalist with strong news gathering abilities and leadership skills. The News Editor should be a collaborative, team player who can who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms. Hours for this position will include working Saturday and Sunday's.
You'll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition
- As a leader on our assignment desk, the editor should be able to distinguish stories that meet CNN's journalistic standards and newsgather via traditional methods as well as social media, guiding the story through from conception to completion
As a seasoned writer, this news editor staffer can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms
This includes field assignments and being our eyes on ears on the ground covering breaking news or planned events such as court cases, protests or news conferences
The News Editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between team, digital newsgathering and shows
Develops and maintains own sources
Leads team to meet editorial goals and deadlines, continually focused on improvement of newsgathering and cross-departmental processes
What do we need from you?
BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline
8 years' experience in news environment at a major network/local station
Previous news room experience
Newsgathering in social media outlets
4+ year experience TV/digital writing experience preferred
Previous Assignment Editor experience preferred
Strong general news judgment and editorial skills
Understanding of CNN newsgathering
Strong logistical ability
Able to make fast decisions
Good verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Able to work under pressure
But wait, there’s more!
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
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Area of Interest:
Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services