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PM Health News Editor (Temporary)

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The Job

CNN Health is looking for a temporary experienced journalist with strong newsgathering abilities and leadership skills. The News Editor should be a collaborative team player who can who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms.

The Daily

  • You’ll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition.
  • As an editor on our Health team, you should be able to distinguish vet stories that meet CNN’s journalistic standards.
  • An established writer, this News Editor can create content for both internal consumption and external publishing on all CNN platforms.
  • The News Editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between the team digital newsgathering and shows.

The Essentials

  • BA/BS in Journalism, Television-Film Production, Communications, or related discipline.
  • 4-6 years’ experience in news environment at a major network/local station.
  • Previous news room experience.
  • Newsgathering in social media outlets.
  • 1+ year experience TV/digital writing experience preferred.
  • Previous Assignment Editor experience preferred.
  • Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
  • Understanding of CNN newsgathering.
  • Strong logistical ability.
  • Able to make fast decisions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.

The Perks

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