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Content Producer-CNN Newsource at Warner Bros. Discovery (Atlanta, GA)

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Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are...
When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next...
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.
See what it's like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
CNN is looking for a Content Producer.
Your New Role...
The live aspects of the CNN Newsource business are among the core contract obligations with CNN's affiliate partners. The live Content Producers field produce for CNN Newsource Correspondents, program live event channels, and respond to affiliate requests. Content Producers coordinate facilities for affiliate stations, book liveshots for CNN and Newsource correspondents, and troubleshoot technical issues. When producing in the field, they handle all logistic and editorial support for reporters covering breaking news and big events. The Content Producer also supports affiliates traveling with Newsource crews. When not in the field, Content Producers can find themselves in the control room, line producing live shots or writing packages. Some of the types of packages include breaking news, news of the day, health, consumer, and trending topics. The bulk of the Content Producer's time is spent at the Live Desk, where Content Producers ensure our 17+ live channels are thoughtfully programmed and robust with regional and national news. The events include live news conferences, aerials and ground shots of breaking stories, presidential trips, court proceedings, and much more. In addition, Content Producers serve as customer service representatives to our affiliate partners, acting as liaisons between the local newsroom and the CNN network.
Your Role Accountabilities...
  • Live Programming/Promotion Partner with CNN Newsgathering, International Newsgathering, CNN Bureaus, and Newsource Newsgathering to ensure affiliate broadcast and livestream access to live events being brought into the network. Using a MagVue, producers employ editorial judgement to route live events onto one of the 17+ HD channels of CNN Newsource (Satellite, TVU grid and LiveU matrix) while communicating plans within the Newsource portal, email outlooks, audio alert system and Newsource social media.
  • Affiliate Coordination Manage affiliate requests for CNN and CNN Newsource correspondent live shots, reserve CNN facilities to accommodate guests or affiliate reporters, troubleshoot technical issues while serving as a customer service representative to meet affiliate needs. Work with CNN's National Content Center and Planning Desk to coordinate satellite truck deployment, field crew assignments and travel for breaking news stories.
  • Package Writing Writes and produces franchise packages (health, consumer, trending) and day-of news packages that meet all legal, ethical, and journalistic standards of CNN while also clearing video and text contained within the pieces. Collaborates with Newsource technical directors, affiliate control rooms, and field crews to coordinate live product.
  • Field Producing and Live Logistics Travel on breaking and planned news events to field produce for CNN and CNN Newsource correspondents reporting live for affiliates. The duties include handling travel and other crew logistics (credentials, site-surveys, etc), editorial producing for the correspondent, communicating plans with the live desk and CNN network teams, working with the Newsource Control Room all while ensuring the Newsource crew's needs are considered and covered.

Qualifications & Experience...
  • Mandatory 5 years broadcast newsroom experience as a reporter, producer, or on the assignment desk or similar. Affiliate experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communication or a like field of study preferred
  • 3 years field production experience
  • Fantastic writers with impeccable news judgment and knowledge. True consumers of news.
  • The ideal candidate is collaborative, motivated, driven, has a positive attitude, and is a self-starter who can be flexible to travel during breaking news yet primarily works in our newsroom

How We Get Things Done...
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits...
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at [email protected].
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What are Warner Bros. Discovery Perks + Benefits

Warner Bros. Discovery Benefits Overview

Warner Bros Discovery offers a comprehensive set of benefits and perks to support employees in their personal and professional lives. Some program highlights include:

• Local medical, dental, and vision programs in many countries around the world.
• On-site wellness and fitness centers across several of our office locations.
• Family support programs. In the U.S., additional services include on-site childcare in certain offices, backup childcare services, family caregiver leave, adoption, surrogacy, and cryopreservation assistance, and more.
• Tools and resources to support the mental wellbeing of our employees and their dependents, including mental health counselors and 24/7 access to free, confidential support through our Employee Assistance Program administrators.
• Products and services to support financial wellbeing including financial planning tools, and a 401(k) savings plan in the U.S.
• Flexible work arrangements around the globe, allowing employees to better balance work and personal commitments.
• Global learning, leadership & organization programs to inspire, equip, and empower our people to thrive. These programs and resources are accessible to everyone at whatever stage they are in their career.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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