Content Coordinator
Employer: Turner Broadcasting Job Posted: 1/22/2020
Location: Atlanta, GA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

CNN's Content Management & Information Services group is tasked with preserving the history, raw content and finished video assets of CNN Worldwide, and with creating and managing metadata to ensure future findability and re-use of those assets.

The Job

The Content Coordinator is responsible for metadata and cataloging of video archived in our permanent collection. This essential information enables accurate retrieval of video for re-use by CNN production teams, affiliates and other business uses such as licensing content to outside companies. Content Coordinators receive, inventory, archive, catalog and weed CNN video content on tape and digital media and support other core areas such as program archiving.

The Daily

• The Content Coordinator supports the daily archiving of content from CNN's various production systems including selecting and archiving daily CNN program air.
• Provides metadata quality control and cleanup of database records originating outside the archive.
• Mines for metadata in various newsroom systems or provided by production units involved with the creation of the content.
• Following asset management policies, writes descriptive narratives of visuals, abstracts of editorial context, and adds accurate and complete metadata to key database fields.
• Applies indexing terms using the archive’s-controlled vocabulary to enable quick and accurate retrieval of archive assets.
• Provides occasional video reference service and may participate on special video project teams.
• Projects involve manual shifting and moving of tapes, and other duties as necessary to support archiving in times of breaking news or staff shortages.

The Essentials

• Bachelor's Degree required
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and respond in a fast-paced environment
• Expert organizational skills and attention to detail
• Professional and positive approach to work, both in groups and independently
• Excellent communication skills
• Flexibility and adaptability to change
• News events interest, both current and historical
• Ability to lift and move videotapes and boxes (20lbs)
• Previous video production or media archive experience highly desirable

As CNN is a 24x7x365 operation, schedules may include evening, weekend and overnight shifts

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