Senior Editor - Health



Position Type

Full Time




United States - District of Columbia - Washington, United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posted Date

Mar. 20, 2020

Req Number


Company Overview

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The Job

The Senior Editor-Health should be a collaborative team player who can who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms.

The Daily
  • You'll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition.
  • You will be the lead editor for the PM shift which will require you to be the editorial decision maker on our reporting.
  • As an editor on our Health team, you should be able to distinguish stories that meet CNN's journalistic standards.
  • An established writer, this Senior News Editor can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms.
  • The Senior News Editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between team, digital newsgathering and shows.

The Essentials

· BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline.
· 8+ years' experience in news environment at a major network/local station.
· Previous newsroom experience.
· Newsgathering in social media outlets.
· 5+ year experience TV/digital writing experience preferred.
· Previous Assignment Editor experience preferred.
· Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
· Understanding of CNN newsgathering.
· Strong logistical ability.
· Able to make fast decisions.
· Good verbal and written communication skills.
· Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
· Able to work under pressure.

The Perks
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.