The Anchor/Producer for CNN will be closely working with the anchor and is responsible to producing segments and preparing anchor for live interviews.

Your Role Accountabilities… 

  • Primary responsibilities include research and writing for the anchor as well as constant updating of the latest developments in the stories we cover on the program. 
  • Background research on interview subjects and segments will be a part of the daily responsibilities.
  • The Anchor/Producer will also pitch stories and guests for segments as well as identify elements for segments that are in our daily show including video and graphics. 
  • This person should be able to help craft compelling questions and produce segments for the broadcast with the show producers. 
  • Must be able to write and produce packages with a high-production value, effectively use video and graphics; and coordinate logistics for interviews. 
  • The Anchor/Producer will work closely with management to ensure that copy is urgent and direction of segments fit the show’s mission.
  • Coordinate with multiple show teams and work with the anchor on network priorities.
  • The employee may be required to travel on short notice and produce from the field. 
  • The Anchor/Producer stays through the live broadcast each night, often providing updated segment information to the anchor while the show is on the air.  

Qualifications & Experience… 

  • 3+ years producing experience. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience. 
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