Technical Production Manager - CNN



Position Type

Full Time




United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posted Date

Apr. 08, 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.

Business Unit Overview

This is our story

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.

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Opportunity Overview

This is our story.
CNN Technical Operations is at the center of our global live media experience. We are the team with a front row seat to every story, every show, and every event as history is made before our eyes. We are a home for opportunities: to be part of the action, to grow, to develop, and to influence. We are the spirit behind the movement to #gothere. We are CNN. Will you join us?

The Job

Technical Production Managers are the backbone of every production, meticulously coordinating all logistics and live guests in CNN’s live control rooms.

The Daily
  • Working with editorial & production teams to book studios and live locations
  • Facilitating technical & logistical traffic to support live news shows
  • Booking vendor studios and transmissions for live shots
  • Rolling satellite trucks for field production for live air
  • Safeguarding CNN air ensuring that feeds meet CNN quality standards
  • Working with show directors to set-up look of live show elements
  • Assigning, establishing and coordinating IFB and PL lines in the live control room
  • Responsible for managing & maintaining control room intercom show files and incoming router assignments
  • Supporting editorial & production staff on use of control room technology

The Essentials
  • You are a news enthusiast
  • You have a high-level of production knowledge and technical know-how, strong communications skills and drive to be the best
  • An ability to work in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment
  • You've worked in live TV production for 5+ years
  • You have a strong working knowledge of AZ Edit, Evertz multi-viewers and iNews
  • An undergraduate degree or relevant experience with lines, satellite and fiber assets, technical facilities and live control room experience

The Perks

But Wait, There’s More!

The Perks

• Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
• Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
• Access to in-house learning and development resources
• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
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.