Producer (Temporary)

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 31

Position description

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.

The Team

The CNN Digital Productions team is a group of multi-talented, passionate producers dedicated to telling impactful stories. We produce premium digital video series and shows with an emphasis on OTT off-platform. These are stories for the modern news consumer, wherever they experience news, inspiring and engaging the largest global digital audience in news today.

The Job

“Go There” is a single topic daily news show built for the next generation of news junkies. The show will air on the Facebook Watch platform and feature CNN’s talent from around the globe. The program will be an innovation lab of sorts, allowing our producers and reporters to experiment with different styles, formats, and tools to engage the audience – all with mobile viewership in mind.

The Daily

  • Producer will work in a pressure-driven environment to produce a daily 10-minute show for the Facebook Watch platform
  • Producer will collaborate with show’s supervising producer, senior producers, CNN’s social media team, assignment editors, and international correspondents 
  • Script episodes and produce stories under tight deadlines
  • Pitch compelling, immersive and creative content
  • Occasional field production (local, as needed)
  • Manages assigned production resources and assets coming in from the field
  • Mentor junior level employees

The Essentials

  • 3-5 years working in a news production environment
  • Outstanding news judgement
  • Expertise in writing and producing 
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interest and knowledge in trending stories and current events
  • Ability to find new and entertaining ways to present information to a Facebook audience with mobile viewership front of mind
  • Proficiency with video editing Adobe Premiere Pro a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience
  • Social experience a plus

The Perks

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