Cartoon Network Edit Apprentice



Position Type

Full Time




United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posted Date

Oct. 09, 2019

Req Number


Opportunity Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

The Job
  • A Cartoon Edit Apprentice is an entry level position within Turner Studios geared towards building upon the foundations of a career in editing.
  • This position is designed for craftspeople who have a keen eye and a passion for storytelling, content creation, post-production, and a driving desire to succeed in the media industry.
  • The Cartoon Edit Apprenticeship is a two-year program where selected candidates grow as assistant editors through development of skilled editing techniques, relationship building with editors and producers, mentoring junior staff, and climbing to the next rung on the ladder.
  • The Apprentice needs to have previous experience with the fundamentals of assistant editing, such as preparing media for edit sessions, pulling selects, creating clip reels, and preparing projects for delivery and archive.
  • The core focus of this job is to strengthen creative and technical support skills, including asset and project management, while gaining essential experience to further develop understanding of network branding and workflows.
The Daily

As a Cartoon Edit Apprentice, you will provide editorial support by:
  • Organizing, transcoding, and transferring media for session materials (e.g. episodes to and from library, shoot footage, etc.)
  • Creating and preparing projects for editors (gathering, organizing, and importing media; creating skeleton sequences for spots; etc.)
  • Pulling selects and creating clip reels for editors and producers
  • Prepping projects for color and audio
  • Versioning spots with different graphics and audio mixes
  • Prepping projects for delivery and archive
  • Integrating the use of scopes, audio mixers, and automated processes to QC media before it is delivered for air and digital
  • Delivering files for air and digital
  • Cutting menus, bumps, 10s, and cut-downs for both air and digital
The Essentials
  • Demo reel submitted with your resume
  • Experienced in Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Very familiar with asset and project management software -namely Strawberry and IPV
  • Knowledge of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Thorough understanding of post-production processes and database management
  • Ability to prep editing material for sessions
  • Must be able to perform under very tight deadlines
  • Must be self-motivated, intuitive, and take initiative
  • Excellent customer service skills, solid interpersonal skills, strong communicator, high attention to detail, meticulous organizational skills, excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the TNT brand
  • Previous post-production television experience preferred
The PerksTurner 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.