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New York, USA: Production Assistant - CNN Tonight

Job Vacancy: Production Assistant - CNN Tonight

Location: New York, USA

The Job
The Production Assistant for CNN Tonight works closely with show producers to find best video and elements for segments and packages within CNN systems and elsewhere.

The Daily
  • 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, running prompter 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 the direction of writers, line producer and senior producers on best sound bites and VOs for live reads and teases.
  • Must be able to regularly work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.

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Posted on TVZ: 28th April 2020
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