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What part will you play and what will you be doing?
The Production Assistant for CNN's Morning Programming works closely with show producers to find best video and elements for segments and packages within CNN systems and elsewhere. The Production Assistant cuts soundbites and VOs, helps producers gather elements for in-house packages, and orders and creates graphics. Each PA is responsible for calling elements in the control room, and for pitching both package and guest ideas. The PA will also run teleprompter in the control room. They help producers with research for guest segments, and must work closely with rights and clearances, affiliate desk and assignment desks to ensure best video is used and sourced properly. The Production Assistant must code video and create banners, and work under extremely tight deadlines. The PA will also work closely in the control room with writers, line producer and senior producers on best sound bites and VOs for live reads and teases. Must be able to regularly work an overnight or early morning shift and work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.
What do we need from you?
A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
One year of production or related experience with some experience in video and graphics. Newsroom experience preferred
Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong writing skills. - Ability to be detail oriented
Knowledge of current events and strong editorial judgement are also important
Able to juggle many tasks at once
Experience in editing a plus
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Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
2017 Best Company for Working Mothers
An in-house learning 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 protected veteran status.
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