What part will you play?
HLN Weekend Express is hiring a Writer/Producer!
What will you be doing?
• Responsible for gathering and evaluating elements for broadcast, researching and cutting those elements and making sure they best illustrate the news by being accurate and in context.
• Must work closely with the editorial team in developing show segments and make sure all video is available, accurate, cleared by CNN Triad, and in order before they air in the show.
• Must also be able to effectively articulate status of material during the show with the control room staff.
• In addition, must help the booking team with booking guests for live interviews, including conducting pre-interviews over the phone and setting up those interviews.
• Must attend and actively participate in all show related meetings and pitch sessions.
• Overnight, early morning and weekend hours are required for this position.
What do we need from you?
**Must be able to work overnight/early morning and weekend hours**
• 4+ years previous experience in journalism/TV production.
• Must understand video editing.
• Previous live talk, news or entertainment show experience.
• Four-year college degree (Journalism preferable) or demonstrated experience in the field.
• Must have positive attitude and be able to grasp specific show and network editorial missions.
• Successful candidate should possess technical skills, multi-tasking ability and be a team player.
• Strong interest/understanding of social media preferred