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Senior Broadcast Producer, CNN This Morning

  • Job
    Full-time
    Expert Level
  • Media & Journalism
  • Atlanta

AI generated summary

  • You need strong leadership, writing, and control room skills plus +10 years TV news experience. Must have been senior producer on daily news show with editorial and booking vision, under deadline pressure, be creative, collaborative, and willing to travel.
  • You will lead editorial direction, manage staff, develop story pitches, and coordinate breaking news coverage for CNN This Morning. Dynamic, fast-paced role.

Requirements

  • The successful candidate for this position will have strong leadership, editorial, writing and control room skills with +10 years of experience in television news, with at least five years as a show producer at a cable or broadcast network.
  • The job requires previous experience as a senior producer on a live daily news show. It further requires strong feature and segment production, strong strategic vision for bookings, strong writing skills, extensive control room experience and a thorough understanding of news production.
  • They must be a creative thinker who can generate numerous stories under intense deadline pressure and changing circumstances.
  • This producer must be familiar with all aspects of television production including graphics, editing, digital news gathering and live remote broadcasting and be comfortable working in a collaborative environment.
  • A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require and to travel if needed.

Responsibilities

  • EDITORIAL & PRODUCTION - This position plans all aspects of the program's editorial direction. Communicates and implements the creative vision for the show including proposing new program concepts and driving compelling and engaging storytelling. Makes great editorial decisions. Organizes and prepares content so that high pressure deadlines are met. Is the point person for the executive producer and senior leadership during the day.
  • MANAGEMENT - Oversee staff to ensure high level of editorial and production consistency. Create opportunities for the development and growth of staff members in a creative, collaborative environment. Must have strong team building skills and work well with fellow producers and crew.
  • STORY RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT & PITCHING - Develop and enterprise story pitches related to news topics of the day and relevant current issues. Read and monitor multiple and diverse sources of information and exchange ideas with the Executive Producer and bookers for angles on stories. Collaborate with Anchor, producers and correspondents on direction and production of stories.
  • BREAKING NEWS & NEWS COVERAGE - Accurate, rapid establishment of facts on a story that is developing. Coordinating reporting with others in network working on story, acquisition of live sources, communication with newsgathering desks regionally and nationally, access to developed network of previously established sources and quick response to booking guests and moving resources to cover breaking stories

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Broadcast Producer for CNN This Morning?

The main responsibilities include planning daily show rundowns, providing strategic vision for segments and bookings, managing producers, managing the control room, overseeing staff, developing story pitches, coordinating breaking news coverage, and ensuring high level of editorial and production consistency.

What qualifications and experience are required for this position?

The successful candidate should have strong leadership, editorial, writing, and control room skills with at least 10 years of experience in television news, including at least five years as a show producer at a cable or broadcast network. They should have previous experience as a senior producer on a live daily news show, strong strategic vision for bookings, strong writing skills, and a thorough understanding of news production. A bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field is preferred.

What is the work schedule like for a Senior Broadcast Producer for CNN This Morning?

The job may require working an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require. Additionally, the producer must be able to travel if needed to cover breaking news stories or events.

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Mission & Purpose

Warner Bros. Discovery is a global media and entertainment company, known for producing and distributing a wide range of content, including films, television shows, and digital content. Their ultimate mission is to captivate audiences worldwide by creating compelling and innovative stories that entertain, inform, and inspire. With a strong focus on storytelling and creativity, Warner Bros. Discovery aims to enrich people's lives through entertainment and provide a diverse array of content across various platforms. Their purpose is to connect people through shared experiences and to continue being a leading force in the entertainment industry, shaping the future of entertainment in the UK and beyond.

Culture & Values

  • Act as one team

    Trust each other, succeed together, and grow together. Collaborate across teams and make decisions that are best for WBD overall. Prioritize growth, development, and well-being for our teams. Respect and support each other, and celebrate wins.

  • Create what's next

    Be curious, innovate, and focus on the future. Drive change, embrace disruption, and never stop learning. Use data and technology to transform what we create and how we tell stories and deliver. Experiment, fail fast, acknowledge mistakes and learn from them.

  • Empower Storytelling

    Put creators, consumers and partners at the center, and share extraordinary stories. Tell stories that entertain and inspire our viewers, communities, and each other. Foster creativity by giving the freedom to try new things and produce our best work. Deliver the best experience; anticipate what consumers want and be fan obsessed.

  • Champion Inclusion

    Empower others, have courage, and pursue equity. Amplify the voices of global storytellers to reflect audiences around the world. Intentionally seek out diversity, remove barriers, and create space for all to share ideas and be heard. Actively listen and lead with empathy, integrity, and transparency.

  • Dream it & own it

    Advocate the mission, move with speed, and drive results. Have an owner's mindset; bring a perspective, take decisive rapid action, and manage spend responsibly. Make clear choices, set ambitious goals, and be accountable for results. Speak up and fearlessly challenge the norm.