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Washington DC, USA: Producer Digital Video News (Project Role) - CNN

Job Vacancy: Producer Digital Video News (Project Role) - CNN

Location: Washington DC, USA

The Team

CNN's Digital Video News team writes, produces, shoots and edits video content for all CNN platforms, with a focus on reaching audiences on mobile devices. We work closely with reporters and producers around the globe to cover breaking news and the issues that matter to our audience. From the 2020 Presidential election and the impeachment inquiry to health care and gun control to national security and foreign policy, our team aims to inform, inspire and engage the largest global digital audience in news today.

The Job

This Producer will be a key player in political coverage for the CNN video organization, pitching and producing video content that will resonate across all CNN's digital platforms and on off-platform products like YouTube and Apple News.

This role will primarily be responsible for political coverage but will also cover domestic and business news. He/she will monitor the news of the day, pitch story ideas, gather elements, do research, write scripts, edit video in-house and shoot with high-sensor cameras in the field when called upon. The ideal candidate is a video-first storyteller who loves a fast-paced news environment. He/she is a reporter who values accuracy and fairness; a team player willing to jump in and help out at a moment's notice. The ideal candidate is extremely comfortable writing scripts and bringing them to life in the edit suite and understands how to differentiate video in the mobile space. Sound editorial judgment and creativity are key, along with an ability to navigate a large deadline-driven organization. A demonstrated knowledge of and interest in political affairs is a must.

This position is a project position for 1 year and will be based in Washington, DC.

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