Production Assistant, Development - CNN Audio Original Series



Position Type

Full Time




United States - District of Columbia - Washington, United States - New York - New York

Posted Date

Feb. 21, 2021

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 Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Opportunity Overview

CNN Audio – We are your ears to the ground.

CNN Audio is creating even more ways to connect with and engage directly with our listeners. Our content takes a facts-first, immersive and authentic approach. Whether it’s diving further into the biggest issues that affect the globe with some of our most celebrated anchors and reporters or looking back at a moment in history with added context, CNN Audio keeps you in the know. Our team is comprised of the best, and most passionate storytellers who cover topics across health and COVID, politics, breaking news, culture, race and equality, international affairs and more.


The Production Assistant of Development, Original Series will provide administrative and editorial support for the entire team, managing pitches and external/internal communications, providing research, and managing creative assets and marketing materials.
  • Coordinate pitch review and response.
  • Assist Executive Producer with scheduling.
  • Research potential series and help review competitive landscape.
  • Maintain creative assets.
  • Support producer/associate producer by securing audio for pilots.
  • Manage all transcription.
  • Help prepare promotional decks for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist original series team with extra production support when needed.


You must have prior audio experience, a passion for building something from the ground up, and a passion for storytelling.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 1-2 years of editorial experience, preferably in an audio environment.
  • Knowledge of podcasting and digital audio industry.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and team-building skills.
  • Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.
  • Familiarity with PowerPoint, Google Docs and Excel.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to collaborate and an aptitude for thriving 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.