Producer I, CNN Inside Politics

  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 12

Position description

What part will you play?

We are looking for an anchor producer to join the Inside Politics team in Washington and work with John King.

What will you be doing?  

  • Editorial backbone for anchor-flagging news and elements to keep the anchor abreast of latest political storylines.
  • Pitching, researching, planning show segments and digital & social media projects as needed.
  • Identifying new reporting, video and graphic elements and helping to research and produce Magic Wall segments.
  • Crafting compelling questions and producing elements that spark debate, and marrying them together in a smart segment structure.
  • Collaborating with newsgathering and research teams

What do we need from you?

  • Political news background required; show and digital experience is a plus. 
  • Two years of broadcast producing/writing, reporting or newsgathering experience preferred. 
  • Desktop and digital editing skills. 
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience. 
  • Ability to produce quality work quickly and in an organized manner. 
  • Excellent writing and researching skills - style, language, accuracy and balance. 
  • Ability to think quickly during breaking news, ability to adapt to program and anchor style. 
  • Attitude - must be eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented. 
  • Strong production vision - ability to envision a segment or package and turn it into reality. 
  • Self-starter - ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision.

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 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

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