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  Content Producer (Temporary)
Employer: Turner Broadcasting Job Posted: 5/18/2019
Location: Atlanta, GA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The Freelance Newsource Newsgathering Content Producer facilitates and curates the acquisition of top and trending stories daily for both CNN platforms and CNN partners, mastering 3 core job components - content awareness and value, highly maintained relationships, and local news marketplace business prowess

The Daily

• The Content Producer surfaces the best content for broadcast and digital by maintaining regular communication with affiliates via traditional and non-traditional means.
• The ironclad relationships established by Content Producers pays vital dividends in ease of access to affiliate content, especially in breaking news.
• Growing and maintaining relationships is a critical component of the value a Content Producer brings to both CNN and its affiliate partners.
• In addition, the content producer produces regional content for distribution via Bitcentral for affiliate use and ensures that all content contains accurate editorial information for live, tape and archive purposes.
• The Content Producer maintains a dual goal - satisfying the changing needs of both CNN platforms and CNN partner affiliates, ensuring all editorial content needs are being met in a timely manner for consideration of network coverage across all platforms including but not limited to CNN, HLN, Digital and the Documentary Unit.
• The content producer is a journalist with a business mindset who recognizes the affiliate landscape calls for news gatherers to have an understanding of the changing needs of the affiliate business in addition to being a solid journalist.
• The Content Producer recognizes that the daily Newsgathering of affiliate content is a balancing act between the journalistic needs and the changing needs of the business.
• The Content Producer develops and maintains solid business partnerships with Newsource Sales Representatives to help collaborate on a solid affiliate relationship.
• The Content Producer should have a working knowledge of major group deals and station contracts as it pertains to Newsgathering in order to help maintain a healthy affiliate relationship.

The Essentials

• BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications or related discipline, preferred.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in news environment and prior newsroom experience.
• Strong general news judgment and affiliate newsgathering experience.
• Strong editorial decision-making regarding affiliate content on a regional and national scale.
• Knowledge of Newsource distribution platform BitCentral.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Able to make quick strategic decisions in a high-pressure newsroom.
• Good team player and with strong ability to multi-task.
• Ability to perform Newsgathering in social media outlets, desirable.
• Affiliate experience is a plus!

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