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Senior Producer, Daily News (CNN)

Senior Producer, Daily News (CNN)

• Expert Level


The Senior Producer will work closely with CNN’s emerging products team and create content for next-generation products. In this role, you will help us experiment, ideate, develop and produce live and tape content.

Category Producers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

The Daily

This Senior Producer will manage a team dedicated to producing live interviews that dive deep on daily news headlines and current topics. The ideal candidate is a voracious consumer of news and video content in its many forms. Strong editorial judgement, superior live production skills, and a knowledge of the digital landscape is required. An understanding of audience feedback and behavior, and the ability to create and develop content accordingly is necessary. This position reports to the Supervising Producer and plays a key role as a people manager leading a team and building the team’s capabilities. Experience in digital and/or live television news production is required.
  • Oversee development and production of daily and weekly news programming
  • Manage live productions and post-production project distribution
  • Create and develop innovative, community-building, premium live content
  • Approve producers’ scripts, pitches and on-camera bookings
  • Maintain schedules and workflows, while meeting aggressive deadlines for on-budget work
  • Manage internal and external relationships to help book and cultivate on-camera talent
  • Partner with internal stakeholders across the organization
  • Work closely with Rights and Clearances and ensure all projects meet CNN editorial guidelines and Standards & Practices
The Essentials
  • College degree or equivalent
  • 8+ years of news production or related experience
  • 1-2 years directly or indirectly managing others
  • Proven experience in live show production and script review
  • Proven experience working with and managing top talent and correspondents
  • Outstanding editorial judgment, critical and strategic thinking, and organization skills
  • Superior writing, editing and production skills
  • Control room or comparable experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of digital media industry
  • Proven ability to lead a team through change; works well under pressure
  • Strong communication skills, excellent teamwork and team-building skills
  • Adobe suite/Premiere editing skills, a plus
  • Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require
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

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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