Research Librarian - CNN - Library

Time Warner - Atlanta, GA3.9


Research Librarian - CNN - Library

United States - Georgia - Atlanta


Requisition #168687BR
Business Unit_TBS


IndustryAdvertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services
Position Type

Full Time

Posting Job Description

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The Job

The Research Librarian is part of a dynamic 11-person team that provides editorial information and investigative research for all platforms across CNN Worldwide. Delivers deadline-driven, complex research to meet demands of editorial staff throughout CNN.

The Daily
Produces and maintains editorial research materials that can be accessed quickly to meet the needs of news production, and that can be used on-air or published directly to our digital sites.
Contributes to the discovery and development of editorial information research tools and technologies.
Works with CNN Worldwide client groups on longer investigative pieces and on data visualizations projects for our digital properties.
Acts proactively during breaking news situations by compiling relevant research for use across all platforms as well as seeking out research needs across all groups.
The Essentials
Master's degree in Library or Information Science.
Several years of providing research in a corporate, academic, or legal setting required, and experience in a news, broadcast or media production setting strongly desired.
Expert knowledge of primary source material, as well as subject specific databases and secondary aggregators such as LexisNexis and Factiva.
Ability to collaborate in a team environment critical; project management or team leadership experience is desirable.
Ability to remain focused under extreme deadline pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Effective written and verbal communication and client service skills.
Excellent knowledge of current events, keen editorial judgment and experience with spreadsheets, databases, and data interpretation and analysis skills.
As CNN is a 24x7 news operation, our schedules require evening, weekend and overnight shifts, so flexibility is a must.
The Perks
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
2018 Best Company for Dads
An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
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.