Editorial Producer (Booker) - CNN - (Washington, DC)
The Editorial Producer is responsible for booking guests, making pitches, and handling newsmaker requests for Wolf Blitzer's daily headline show Wolf at 1pm ET. 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.
What do we need from you?
-A qualified candidate for this position must have 3 plus years as a booking producer or equivalent production 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.
-Bachelors degree required.
-Second language a plus.
But wait, there’s more!
- Paid time off every year to volunteer
- 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
- An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
- Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS
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.