Senior Writer

CNN International
  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 16

Position description

What part will you play?

Senior Writers are the lead writers on their assigned shift. They are expected to handle varied and complex story assignments.

What will you be doing?

  • Senior Writers, as well as all CNNI writers, must have the ability to present accurate assigned scripts to Copy Editors according to network deadlines and style. 
  • A strong, conversational writing style is a requirement. 
  • Candidates must demonstrate an aptitude of the latest production technologies and techniques in enhancing scripts. 

*Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnights.

What do we need from you?

  • BA or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a writer in broadcast journalism.
  • Demonstrated abilities beyond show writing, i.e. copy editing, show production, story production, long-form production.
  • A working knowledge of business and economic stories is preferred.
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of and active participation in social media as a news tool, and will also demonstrate leadership, effective communication skills and the desire to mentor aspiring journalists.

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2015 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS

Application instructions

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