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The News Desk Journalist (NDJ) coordinates the news gathering for our 24 hr. Spanish language network, CNN en Español. The NDJ will keep a constant flow of content using wires, web sites, contacts and social media to update the channel and to create news opportunities throughout the day with innovative and interesting material.
The NDJ must ensure that possible reporting and breaking news coverage makes air in a timely fashion. The NDJ coordinates story assignments for staff correspondents in the U.S., Mexico, Argentina and freelance reporters throughout the world; work with media coordinators, CM/DOC and Copy Editors to create the news brief pods.
The NDJ is responsible for updating the tickers for the 3 feeds in collaboration with the Copy Editor.
S/he coordinates domestic and international satellite feeds, package and video feeds using FTP technology and live or pre-tape reports using BGAN technology. S/he ensures that the flow of information on important stories or breaking news is also filtered to other CNN platforms including Company website, CNN Radio, and CNN Wires.
The NDJ maintains regular contact with the national and international desk as well as other departments and colleagues to explore joint coverage opportunities. The NDJ is responsible for writing, tracking, and producing news briefs during their assigned shift. NDJs are occasionally asked to deliver live, on-air, breaking news bulletins.
**This role requires fluency in Spanish and English both verbal/written. Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnights **
3-5 years' experience as an assignment editor.
Must have 3-5 years’ experience in booking international and domestic satellites.
Field producing experience and story assignment coordination of domestic and international correspondents a must.
Ideal candidate has knowledge of current events in Latin America, US and Europe, the key players and issues in global affairs.
Organizational skills and writing skills are essential to this position.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or equivalent work experience required.
Paid time off every year to volunteer
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