CNN Editor: The Row



Position Type

Full Time




United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posted Date

Nov. 07, 2019

Req Number


Opportunity Overview

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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What part will you play?

Editors on The Row are responsible for editorial oversight of CNN's reporting. This is a position of considerable editorial responsibility, supporting all of CNN's linear and digital platforms.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be on the front line of CNN’s editorial quality control.
  • Newsgroup-wide script and story approval, including but not limited to TV packages, investigative pieces, documentaries, digital writes and videos.
  • Work with reporters, editors, producers and writers to ensure reporting meets high standards of story-telling, clarity, accuracy, quality, fairness, and balance, while avoiding problems of libel, defamation, and use infringement.
  • Work with CNN bureaus, the International Desk, National Content Center and Affiliate Content Center to clear reportable information for all platforms.
  • Row editorial liaison with Legal & Standards.

What do we need from you?

  • Minimum 5 years journalism experience.
  • At least one-year reporting/field producing/copy editing experience
  • A full understanding of ethics in journalism, libel, fair use and other legal issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

But wait, there’s more!
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 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 like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS

WarnerMedia, 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.