News Editor, Bureau
CNNNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
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CNN New York is looking for an experienced journalist with strong newsgathering abilities and leadership skills.
The News Editor should be a collaborative, team player who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms. You'll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition.
As a leader on our assignment desk, the editor should be able to distinguish stories that meet CNN's journalistic standards and newsgathering via traditional methods as well as social media.
An established writer, this news editor staffer can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms. This includes field assignments and being our eyes on ears on the ground covering breaking news or planned events such as court cases, protests or news conferences.
The News Editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between team, digital newsgathering and shows.
BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline preferred.
4-6 years' experience in a news environment at a major network/local station.
Previous newsroom experience.
Newsgathering in social media outlets.
1+ year experience TV/digital writing experience preferred.
Previous Assignment Editor experience preferred.
Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
Understanding of CNN newsgathering.
Strong logistical ability.
Able to make fast decisions.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Able to work under pressure.
• 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
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
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