Turner Broadcasting System, Inc
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The Sports Producer is a multi-faceted position that will service various clients across the company. Clients include CNN, CNNI, HLN, and/or CNN digital.
The Sports Producer is responsible for creating Bleacher Report branded sports news segments that air within CNN and HLN morning and weekend programming.
This producer is responsible for story selection, story treatment and overall execution of sponsored segments that air live on CNN Early Start, CNN New Day and HLN Morning Express
Responsibilities include editorial decision making in the way of story selection within sports segments, writing sports scripts, creating banners, basic rundown timing, pitching CNN appropriate angles on sports stories, package script writing and package producing.script writing, and working closely with sports and network talent.
This position reports to the CNN Sports Senior Editorial Director and will work closely with Executive Producers and editorial counterparts across CNN Networks.Additional Duties May Include..
Line producing - Coordinating coverage & assignments around breaking sports news
Deciding editorial treatment and presentation of stories for tv and digital
Producing video pieces for digital- Calls to professional teams/organizations for information- Field producing during major sports events
* The work schedule for this position will include overnight hours, weekends and holidays. Flexibility is a must.
What do we require from you?
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
3 years production
Digital video production experience
Editorial experience; solid editorial judgment/awareness
Ability to quickly identify stories
Sports news experience; competent sports knowledge
Experience with creating graphics
Proficient news writing skills; - Strong understanding of newsgathering techniques
Social media expertise
Ability to work independently; ability to respond under breakings news deadline situations
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of CNN systems and workflow preferred
Ability/willingness to work any shift including weekends and overnights
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Turner Broadcasting System, Inc
Website : http://turner.com
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.