Associate Producer - New Day Weekend, CNN



Position Type

Full Time




United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posted Date

May. 22, 2020

Req Number


Company Overview

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The Job
Associate Producer CNN

The Daily
  • The Associate Producer responsibilities include but are not limited to: viewing and selecting the strongest and most accurate video elements (packages, sound-bites, B-roll, etc.) for a newscast.
  • APs should be familiar with all important stories and the elements that go with them.
  • They communicate show needs with writers, producers, and assignment desks.
  • Other responsibilities include ordering and/or producing graphics, reporter packages, social media segments as well as prepare editing requests and use technological tools to research and gather archive video.
  • APs make sure all video elements are prepared properly for air and that mediasource records include accurate details.
  • They work in the front row of the control room to communicate the status of video elements and ensure best elements are available quickly.

The Essentials
  • Two years as an AP, writer/producer or producer in local news, cable or at the network level.
  • Must have strong news awareness and production skills, the desire to work in a 24-hour newsroom environment and the ability to react quickly and calmly to breaking news situations.
  • The candidate must be able to handle themselves professionally in changing and challenging situations and be able to react quickly under duress.
  • Knowledge of iNews is extremely beneficial.
  • Understanding of graphics, social media and non-linear production is essential.
  • Ideal candidate must be aggressive and be able to adapt to changing technology, demonstrate strong editorial judgment and be willing to work whenever needed.
  • Candidates must be extremely flexible and willing to support breaking news and coverage needs in all day parts.
  • Four-year degree or commensurate work experience.

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.