Writer- CNN International

The Writer will be responsible for crafting various forms of news stories including voiceovers, package tosses, opens and teases.

 

What will you be doing? 

  • The candidate should be able to produce high-volume, high-quality copy under deadline pressure.
  • The candidate must have a proven ability to function successfully in the control room and newsroom environment.
  • In addition to writing, this person must be able to work with remote-based producers and communicate effectively with Media Operations, handle graphic requests and work with Supervisors on elements for live shots.
  • Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnights.

What do they need from you?

  • The successful applicant must have a BA or equivalent work experience.
  • At least one year experience as a full-time writer or successful completion of writer training in a CNN newsroom.
  • Thorough understanding of international news is important and proven experience in handling international stories is a plus.
  • A working knowledge of business and economic stories is preferred.
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of and active participation in social media as a news tool.
  • Working knowledge of CNN systems including Image & Sound, MediaSource, assignment desks, control rooms and graphics is preferred.

More information: https://www.globaljobs.org/jobs/10410-atlanta-georgia-cnn-writer-interna...