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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.
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Your New Role…
The Associate Producer works closely with show producers to find best video and elements for segments within CNN systems and elsewhere. The Associate Producer cuts soundbites and VOs, orders and creates graphics and cuts down pre-taped interviews.
Your Role Accountabilities…
Responsible for calling elements in the control room.
Responsible for pitching both segment and guest ideas for the program and helping producers with research for guest segments.
Work closely with rights and clearances, affiliate desk and assignment desks to ensure best video is used and sourced properly.
Code video and create banners, and work under extremely tight deadlines.
Work closely in the control room with writers, line producer and senior producers on best sound bites and VOs for live reads and teases.
Must be able to regularly work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.
Qualifications & Experience…
A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in network television or major-market news production.
Newsroom & live control room experience preferred.
Familiarity with CNN video databases such as Mediasource is very helpful.
Graphics production experience including experience with the "Viz Pilot" graphics device helpful.
Non-linear video editing experience also important.
Must demonstrate strong research skills.
Must be team-oriented, able to take direction from producers and control room personnel, capable of meeting deadlines and functioning calmly in high-pressure situations including breaking news.
Must be computer literate, have strong internet research skills, and the ability to learn internal digital video archives.
Experience in control room is a plus.
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…
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $48,266.00 - $89,638.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).
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.
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