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Associate writers for the CNN Digital News team will report, write, package and publish quick takes on daily news events for the largest news audience on the Internet. The CNN Digital News team is the 24/7 national desk that produces breaking news and trends content for all of CNN's digital platforms. Associates on the team will collaborate with colleagues across CNN, including news gathering and social discovery, photography and field reporters, to report, fact check and prioritize news items. All associate writers are obsessed with accuracy and are excellent writers. They are nimble enough to handle multiple assignments and have the ability to pivot when news is breaking. Associate writers will be skilled at spotting and flagging trending topics and follow best practices for SEO.
Research and write high-impact news stories.
Write with clarity, voice and context.
Demonstrate a high pace of activity and deep curiosity about current events
Show a high level of flexibility and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.
Generate story ideas.
Contribute to live news blogs.
Contribute to special features and stories.
Use social media to gather and check information.
Interact with internal and external peers and managers to exchange information related to assigned activities.
Receive work in the form of short\-term assignments that require the application of independent judgment.
Work is subject to regular supervisory review at regular intervals.
Operate within the context of defined procedures.
College degree in journalism.
1 - 2 years of related experience.
Basic understanding of news.
Basic understanding of storytelling.
Excellent writing skills.
Paid time off every year to volunteer
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