New York, USA: Associate Producer, Newsgathering - CNN

Job Vacancy:
Associate Producer - Newsgathering, CNN (Legal Beat)

New York, USA

What part will you play and what will you be doing?

The Associate Producer is responsible for general newsgathering and pitching enterprise story ideas. The AP helps develop pitches for both text and video stories and works alongside correspondents, producers and managers to create multi-platform content. Responsibilities include supporting producers and correspondents in all aspects of story research, newsgathering, shooting, editing and execution across tv and digital.

The AP assists with logistics for field assignments and will be called on to produce reporter live shots, attend court hearings and news conferences. Real-time dissemination of news developments is critical. In this role, the associate producer will work on general news content with a strong focus on legal stories including civil and criminal court proceedings, lawsuits and trials. The position requires identifying, researching and locating individuals who can be the central character for stories, conducting pre-interviews as well as interviews. In pursuing breaking news stories, the AP confirms facts and gathers appropriate pictures, documents and research for production elements

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