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London, UK: Director of Coverage - CNN

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Director of Coverage - CNN

London, UK

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The Director of Coverage (DOC) will be a proactive and driven news executive with a proven track record in top level editorial management. Reporting to the London Bureau Chief and the SVP of Newsgathering in Atlanta, they will be responsible for prioritising and driving CNN International’s daily news agenda including both breaking and day to day news stories.

The Director of Coverage will be responsible for a team of journalists that uncover, chase and verify daily news lines from around the world with particular emphasis on the EMEA region. The Director is audience focused and has a clear understanding of how content reaches audiences on different platforms. They are responsible for accuracy, creativity and being an ambassador of our brand.

CNN's portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 475 million households globally. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, APAC and Latin America and has a US presence, which includes CNNgo. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. Around 1,000 hours of long-form series, documentaries and specials are produced every year by CNNI's non-news programming division. CNN International is part of WarnerMedia.

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Posted on TVZ: 19th February 2020

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