Overnight Media Coordinator - CNN Image+Sound

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 173945BR

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The Team

Join CNN's inclusive Image+Sound team! As a member of Image+Sound you'll be part of a group focused on excellence. You'll work to develop yourself and discover ways to release your creativity. In Image+Sound we work hard, and we play hard. The Overnight Media Coordinator is part of Image+Sound's Production Services unit. Production Services provides 24/7 production and editorial expertise to support CNN's storytelling.

The Job

As a member of Production Services, you will contribute to creating a great work environment where you can grow in your career and be part of a high performing team that delivers quality journalism for CNN worldwide. The Production Services Overnight Media Coordinator is the last set of eyes and ears that review our content before it goes to air as well as being on the front lines of recording and ingesting content for all CNN Platforms while adhering to the highest editorial standards.

The Overnight Media Coordinator is responsible for bringing content into CNN's production hub during the overnight hours.
  • You will collaborate with News Editors and Show Teams on content requests for all CNN Platforms.
  • You will support CNN's television and digital platforms overnight production.
  • You will often be the first set of eyes and ears on critical new elements.
The Daily
  • Recording and ingesting content (video and still imagery) into CNN's media asset management (MAM) system.
  • Recording CNN airchecks for archival and edit purposes.
  • Research video and text searches to support font creation and information gathering for produced content.
  • Summarizing editorial content/context within records.
  • Entering information provided to create complete metadata records.
  • Manage content on the MAM system.
  • Working in a fast-paced 24/7/365 newsroom.
The Essentials
  • Two (2) years of experience in news or video production.
  • Solid new awareness.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Understanding of file-based workflows.
  • Solid research skills.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • A strong curiosity for current and historic events.
  • A motivation to grow and adapt to a rapidly changing business.
  • Command of the English language.
  • Other language skills are highly valued, especially Spanish.
  • Ability to understand a variety of accents.
  • Bachelor's degree (typically in liberal arts such as journalism, English, political science) or similar demonstrated on the job experience.
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