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The Editorial Producer is responsible for booking guests, making pitches, and handling newsmaker requests for CNN's AC360. This individual is the show's booking representative and is responsible for constantly upgrading the quantity and quality of bookings for live daily interviews in addition to special projects. The Editorial Producer conducts pre-interviews over the phone and sets up on-camera interviews and b-roll shoots, researches and pitches provocative stories, and works contacts for long term booking opportunities. Editorial Producers work with Segment Producers to develop characters for long term stories. Performs other related duties as assigned. Job requires travel for breaking news bookings.
A qualified candidate for this position must have 3+ years as a booking producer or equivalent production experience
A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
Research skills are essential to this position
Proven performance and an established rolodex in booking high profile news guests are necessary
This candidate must be able to multi-task, execute quickly, and be editorially strong
Knowledge of current events, key players and issues in global affairs a must
Organizational skills and writing skills are essential to this position
Second language a plus
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
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Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 167372BR
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