Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Washington, D.C.


Req ID: 169892
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The Job

The Temporary CNN News Associate works with the Bureau management to ensure that the Bureau is covering the day's news stories and manages resources to make it happen effectively.

The Daily
- Placing calls to support breaking news and on-going news stories.
- Monitor a variety of sources, including social media, wires and local news to assist in newsgathering efforts.
- Conduct research at the direction of producers and Desk management, which may include identifying video or digital stories.
- Work with show staffs and reporters on live shots and coverage of live events.
- Pitch stories for various CNN networks and platforms.
The Essentials
- One years' experience in news environment and previous newsroom experience.
- Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
- Should have the ability to multi-task and make fast decisions.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Candidate should be computer literate and have a working knowledge of social media.
- The Washington, DC Bureau assignment desk is staffed 24 hours a day.
- Candidates should be prepared to work various shifts including overnights and weekends.
The Perks
- Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
- 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
- 2018 Best Company for Dads
- An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
- Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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