AM Weekend Digital Editor, CNN Politics

Company: Time Warner Inc.
Location: Washington, Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021

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WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of ta...

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WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.Our StoryWe are CNN. THE WORLD'S MOST ESSENTIAL AND ENGAGING SOURCE OF DIGITAL NEWS. We arein the midst ofrapid transformation and need you to help us find the next generation of innovators, makers, and dreamers who will lead and drive our growth. We aim to make the world a better, more connected place. Join us!The Job CNN seeks an AM Weekend Editor for the CNN Politics team. The successful candidate will play an essential role for the CNN Politics team, which covers Washington and beyond, politics and elections for CNN's global digital audiences. The AM Weekend Editor is responsible for steering, assigning, and editing coverage on the CNN Politics digital desk. The AM Weekend Editor works across teams, including alerts, programming and social, to ensure our coverage is fast, accurate and editorially sound. We need someone who can juggle editing a few stories at a time, while shifting priorities as news changes. The Daily Work with a small team of reporters to manage weekend morning coverageEdit fast-moving and often breaking stories, create sharp headlinesReprioritize content as news evolvesKeep stakeholders and other editors informed as news developsWork with the digital Politics web team to approve social posts and offer second eyes on contentOccasionally write stories if needs demand itCommunicate clearly with the CNN Politics digital team on morning developments and handing off in an organized manner to the team's PM counterparts The Essentials4+ years experience in an editorial or reporter role at a traditional or digital native news organizationAbility to edit copy for clarity, accuracy, and news valueExcellent news judgmentClear communication skills and understanding of when to flag things for senior leadershipShow a high level of flexibility and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment making independent decisionsSound editorial and social judgment; excellent writing and visual communication skillsStrong copy-editing skillsThe Perks• Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings• Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies• Access to in-house learning and development resources• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brandsWarner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment 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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