Producer 1 - Newsroom Weekday 12PM, CNN



Position Type

Full Time




United States - District of Columbia - Washington

Posted Date

Nov. 08, 2019

Req Number


Opportunity Overview

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The Job

We are looking for a Producer 1 to join the Inside Politics team in Washington and work with John King.

The Daily
  • Working closely with the anchor, executive producer and senior producer in pitching, researching, planning, and writing show segments.
  • Generating compelling and creative political segment ideas on a daily basis.
  • Selecting key video, soundbites, quotes, and other information to be used as production elements.
  • Writing and producing segments on daily tight deadlines.
  • Producing segments in breaking news situations.
  • Helping to research and produce Magic Wall segments.
The Essentials
  • Extensive knowledge of politics and current events required; digital experience is a plus.
  • Three+ years of broadcast political producing/writing, reporting or newsgathering experience required.
  • Political/campaign field producing experience a plus.
  • Proficient in inews.
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience.
  • Excellent writing and researching skills - style, language, accuracy and balance.
  • Ability to think quickly during breaking news and produce segments accordingly.
  • A good attitude - eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented.
  • Strong production vision and outstanding news judgment.
  • Self-starter - ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently, with little supervision.
  • Creative thinking-ability to find new, informative and interesting ways to present political news.
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