Turner Broadcasting System, Inc
Newsdesk Journalist, CNN en Español
Posting Job Title
Newsdesk Journalist, CNN en EspaÃ±ol
Time Warner Division
Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Games â€“ Development & Publishing
Area of Interest
United States - Georgia - Atlanta
Posting Job Description
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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.
What part will you play?
The News Desk Journalist (NDJ) coordinates the news gathering for our 24 hour Spanish language network.
The NDJ will keep a constant flow of content using wires, web sites, contacts and social media to update the channel and to create news opportunities throughout the day with innovative and interesting material.
The NDJ must ensure that possible reporting and breaking news coverage makes air in a timely fashion.
What will you be doing?
News Desk Journalists coordinate story assignments for staff correspondents in the U.S., Mexico, Argentina and freelance reporters throughout the world; work with media coordinators, CM/DOC and Copy Editors to create the news brief pods.
NDJs are responsible for updating the tickers for the 3 feeds in collaboration with the Copy Editor.
Coordinate domestic and international satellite feeds, package and video feeds using FTP technology and live or pre-tape reports using BGAN technology.
Ensure flow of information on important stories or breaking news is also filtered to other CNN platforms including ~~~, CNN Radio, and CNN Wires.
Maintain regular contact with the national and international desk as well as other departments and colleagues to explore joint coverage opportunities.
Edit compelling vos, sots, vo-sots using Adobe Premier Editing to provide content for all platforms.
NDJs are responsible for writing, tracking, and producing news briefs during their assigned shift. NDJs are occasionally asked to deliver live, on-air, breaking news bulletins.
*This role requires fluency in Spanish and English both verbal/written.
*Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnights.
What do we need from you?
3-5 yearsâ€™ experience as an assignment editor.
3-5 yearsâ€™ experience in booking international and domestic satellites.
Field producing experience and story assignment coordination of domestic and international correspondents.
Spanish language fluency; written and oral
English language proficiency; written and oral
Bachelorsâ€™ degree in Journalism, or equivalent work experience But wait, thereâ€™s more!
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Turner's portfolio has more than 100 of the most recognizable brands and compelling content in more than 200 countries, including a blend of entertainment, news, animation, young adult and sports media and multiplatform brand extensions. After more than 45 years since it first took on the broadcasting industry, Turner is still leading change and shaping the entertainment landscape to create engaging content and experiences for consumers around the world.