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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
The Writer/Producer for CNN Tonight will be responsible for conceptualizing, writing, and producing on-air scripts for the live program. The Writer/Producer will write segments including anchor intros, questions, teases, comments, and texts for graphics. This candidate must be able to effectively use video, graphics and fonts for all assigned stories. The Writer/Producer will work closely with management to ensure that direction of segments fit the show's mission and that copy is urgent. Must be able to produce segments under tight deadlines and pitch story and guest ideas.
What do we need from you?
Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
2+ years producing experience
Strong interest and knowledge in politics and current events
Excellent writing skills and an ability to produce quality work quickly
Must have the ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently and with a team
Requires a creative thinker with the ability to find new and entertaining ways to present information, new angles to approach stories, and the organization skills to bring it all together
Outstanding news judgment, critical and strategic thinking, and an ability to be persistent yet diplomatic are critical for the position
Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require and be in the office through the program every night from 10p-12a
But wait, there's more!
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
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An in-houselearning and development team to help shape and grow your career
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