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Beijing, China: Planner - CGTN

Job Vacancy: 
Planner - CGTN

Beijing, China


CGTN has an opening for a News Planner. We are looking for someone who is organized, creative and experienced. This role will work with the Executive Producer of a daily show to help organize the production team, create efficient workflows and ensure editorial/production quality. The Planner will work with Newsgathering to secure participation from correspondents/producers in the field and collaborate with the broader team. This role may include hours that shift as we continually work to optimize the show's performance.
  • Organize story pitches and serve as a lead for show production/planning
  • "Own" the team schedule and long-range planning
  • Work with various departments (i.e. newsgathering, guest booking) to ensure delivery of each episode
  • Provide guidance and editorial notes to the team for day of air segments and futures projects
  • Work with management to develop strategy for the newscast
  • University degree
  • TV production experience and organizational skills
  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal) – ability to effectively communicate and interact with people at various levels and of various cross-cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, projects and tasks
  • Brings energy and positivity to the team
  • Willingness to embrace and innovate around new audience tastes and trends
  • Thorough knowledge of news production and post-production workflows

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