Req ID: 168438
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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
Works with Bureau management to ensure that the Bureau is covering the day's news stories and manages resources to make it happen effectively.
Place calls to support breaking news and on-going news stories
Monitor a variety of sources, including social media, wires and local news, and evaluate newsworthiness
Monitor producer, reporters and crew assignments for the day's news stories deadlines
Assist Desk team with producing of reporter live shots and events in DC
Research and write stories for the CNN.com
Support Desk management in efforts to ensure show staffs and reporters are available for live shots and coverage of live events
Pitch stories for various CNN networks and platforms
What do we need from you?
A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
Strong general news judgment and editorial skills
Understanding of newsgathering
Strong logistical ability
Should have the ability to multi-task and make fast decisions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Candidate should be computer literate and have a working knowledge of social media
The Washington, DC Bureau assignment desk is staffed 24 hours a day
Candidates should be prepared to work various shifts including overnights and weekends
But wait, there's more!
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
2017 Best Company for WorkingMothers
An in-houselearning and development team to help shape and grow your career
Part of the WarnerMedia family 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 protect
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