Crime & Justice Reporter (Producer)



Position Type

Full Time




United States - District of Columbia - Washington

Posted Date

Jun. 18, 2020

Req Number


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The Job

CNN is seeking a reporter to cover the Justice Department, crime and law enforcement.

The Daily

  • Work with CNN’s Justice team of correspondents, producers and editors to report on stories about the Department’s leadership and activities, and crime and law matters at large.
  • Cultivate sources among federal agencies, advocacy groups, legal experts and others to break news and drive coverage.
  • Candidates should have a proven record of breaking news, working with sources to develop stories and clear and engaging writing style.
  • Experience in covering law enforcement and/or the courts preferred
  • Understanding of using social media and online tools to assist reporting
  • Monitor internal news gathering threads, on-air interviews and reporting, and competing news outlets' coverage to coordinate with editors about needed content for CNN platforms.
  • Report enterprise stories to dive deeper into the issues and experiences defining crime and justice in the US
  • Make independent judgments and decisions on whether content is native to mobile, and it is suitable for our platforms and audiences.

The Essentials

· Typically has 4 or more years of progressively complex related experience.
· College degree or equivalent industry experience.
· Excellent Writing and research skills
· High metabolism for news
· Flexibility and ability to juggle multiple task at once

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.