News Assistant - Health (Temporary)



Position Type





United States - Massachusetts - Boston

Posted Date

May. 15, 2020

Req Number


Company 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.

Opportunity Overview

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The Job

Temporary Health News Assistant

The Daily
  • Placing calls to support breaking news and on-going news stories.
  • Monitor a variety of sources, including social media, wires and local news, and evaluate newsworthiness.
  • Conduct research at the direction of producers and Desk management, which may include identifying video or digital stories.
  • Support Desk management in efforts to ensure show staffs and reporters are available for live shots and coverage of live events.
The Essentials
  • One years' experience in news environment and previous newsroom experience.
  • Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
  • Should have the ability to multi-task and make fast decisions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Candidate should be computer literate and have a working knowledge of social media.
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.