Newsdesk Producer Hong Kong
Employer: CNN International Job Posted: 1/23/2020
Location: International Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 450 million households around the globe. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and has a US presence. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. CNN is at the forefront of digital innovation and continues to invest heavily in expanding its digital global footprint, with a suite of award-winning digital properties and a range of strategic content partnerships, commercialised through a strong data-driven understanding of audience behaviours. Over the years CNN has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism. In addition, around 1,000 hours of long-form series, documentaries and specials are produced every year by CNNI’s non-news programming division, CNN Vision. CNN has 39 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource.

CNN International is part of Turner, a WarnerMedia company.

What part will you play?

• The Newsdesk Producer will work with the Senior news editor to assign reporters to news and business stories across Asia, facilitating regional newsgathering demands, anticipating day-to-day deadlines in a timely and proactive manner.
• Respond to breaking news in conjunction with the International Desk, handling editorial requests and communicating across multiple CNN platforms
• Vet and produce the best content available for all CNN platforms
• Anticipating and understanding the varied program requirements and coordinating logistics for newsgathering, digital, features and special events.

What do we need from you?

• At least 3+ years in journalism, preferably broadcasting
• Experience working as an assignment editor or news producer
• Field experience is also recommended
• Excellent news judgement, time management skills and attention to detail
• Good working knowledge of CNN newsgathering system, including satellites, package production, affiliate relationships and CNNI programming
• Deep understanding of digital and their newsgathering and production needs
• Proficient in using social media and understanding how CNN can harness social media platforms for stories
• Good people skills drive and determination and an ability to coordinate across regional hubs
• Sound understanding of political, social and economic impact of events and issues across the region
• Excellent command of the English language; other Asian or foreign languages are very beneficial
• Job may required travel regionally

But wait, there’s more

• Part of WarnerMedia family of Powerhouse brand
• Cool benefits such as Summer Fridays
• More Fun, Less Fear, All in Culture

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