WarnerMediaNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Production Assistant - Don Lemon Tonight, CNN
Location: United States - New York - New York
WarnerMedia seeks a Production Assistant for the CNN department.
The Production Assistant works closely with show producers to find best video and elements for segments and packages within CNN systems and elsewhere.
• The Production Assistant cuts soundbites and VOs, helps producers gather elements for in-house packages, and orders and creates graphics.
• Each PA is responsible for calling elements in the control room, and for pitching both package and guest ideas.
• They help producers with research for guest segments, and must work closely with rights and clearances, affiliate desk and assignment desks to ensure best video is used and sourced properly.
• The Production Assistant must code video and create banners, and work under extremely tight deadlines.
• The PA will also work closely in the control room with writers, line producer and senior producers on best sound bites and VOs for live reads and teases.
• A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
• One year of production or related experience with some experience in video and graphics. Newsroom experience preferred.
• Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Strong writing skills.
• Able to juggle many tasks at once.
• Experience in editing a plus.
• 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 Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment 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.