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Temporary News Assistant - CNN

Job ID: 7126
Job Views: 67
Location: New York, New York, United States
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Job Category: Other
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 01.14.2022

Job Description

Company Overview
WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives. 

This is our story 

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.

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Join us. Shape your story here.

The Job
The news assistant is an integral part of the newsroom and the assignment desk. In this role, the news assistant is responsible for newsgathering for all CNN platforms including television and digital.

The Daily

  • There is a strong emphasis on writing and collaborating with our team of editors and managers.
  • Clear, concise dissemination of information is a necessity.  
  • The news assistant will be tasked will making calls and combing through social media during breaking news as well as enterprise reporting.
  • Logging news conferences, transcribing interviews and scouring the CNN library and affiliates for video elements are also essential tasks.
  • Candidate should have experience conducting interviews as well as writing.
  • In this position, you should contribute daily story pitch ideas and be proficient with detailed notes and organization.
  • It is critical that the candidate be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment where accuracy is paramount.

The Essentials

  • must be located in NYC local area
  • BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Some field work may be included in this position.

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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