Associate Assignment Editor (Project Role) - CNN

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 weeks ago

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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Associate Assignment Editor (Project Role) - CNN

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.