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Join CNN's exclusive Image+Sound team! The Production Services Production Assistant is on the front lines of editing content for CNN Newsource & CNNE while adhering to the highest editorial & journalistic standards.
What part will you play?
The Production Assistant will edit content for Newsource and CNNE. This work is critical to providing video content to over a 1000 domestic and international affiliates.
What will you be doing?
You will collaborate with News Editors and Assignment Coordinators and prioritize edit requests for Newsource.
You will edit daily content for CNNE, CNN's 24-hour Spanish language television news channel.
You will support CNN's television and digital platforms daily production.
You will often be the first set of eyes and ears on critical new elements.
The PA will have the opportunity to gain sound news editing skills and editorial judgment in their daily responsibilities.
You will have the chance to participate in growth and development opportunities.
Basic editing to support Newsource; often this content is repurposed and used on other CNN platforms.
Basic editing means doing things like verifying aspect ratio, audio and video levels prior to editing and delivering content to Newsource affiliates.
Entering information provided to create complete metadata records.
Properly publishing the edited content for distribution to CNN's affiliates.
Working in a fast-paced 24/7/365 newsroom
What do we need from you?
One (1) year of experience in news or video production.
Ability to edit on non-linear platforms such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.
Understanding of file-based workflows.
Ability to work under deadline pressure.
A strong curiosity for current and historic events.
A motivation to grow and adapt to a rapidly changing business
Command of the English language.
Command of the Spanish language.
Ability to understand a variety of accents.
Bachelor's degree (typically in liberal arts such as journalism, English, political science) or similar demonstrated on the job experience.
Willingness to stay focused for long periods of time while working in a noisy fast-paced newsroom environment.
Some edit stations are in an open environment, some are in an enclosed edit bay.
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