Production Assistant (CNN+)

CNN New York, NY

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This range is not provided by CNN — it is based on 6 Linkedin member-reported salaries for Production Assistant at CNN in New York, New York, United States.

Base pay range

$38,000.00/yr - $60,000.00/yr
Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

This is our story

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.

See what it’s like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Join us. Shape your story here.

The Job

In this role, you will help producers experiment, develop and create the next generation of video content.

The Daily
  • Work closely with editorial team to assist with all elements of production
  • Assist in compiling research
  • Assist with any fact checking to ensure that all content meets the quality, journalistic and legal standards of CNN
  • Edit selects or cutdowns of content
  • Write drafts of compelling interview descriptions, guest bios, and headlines
  • Help manage workflows, calendars, and team communications
  • Pitch compelling, informative, community-building, creative content
  • Meet aggressive deadlines while completing high quality and on-budget work
  • Partner with various internal stakeholders within the team and across the organization
The Essentials
  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years editorial and digital news environment experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Passion for topical news and key issues of the moment
  • Understanding of diverse video formats, from live programming to storytelling
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate under pressure with diverse staff, talent, and other on-air personalities
  • Detail and process-oriented and capable of multitasking and coordinating many moving parts. Inherent curiosity and strong inclination for news, trending stories, and current events is critical.
  • Proficiency in adobe suite, a plus Must be agile and adaptable in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require
The 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 brands
Warner 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.
  • Seniority level

    Entry level
  • Employment type

  • Job function

    Marketing, Public Relations, and Writing/Editing
  • Industries

    Broadcast Media Production and Distribution

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