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Purpose of the Role
CNN Newsource is the industrys most comprehensive newsgathering and distribution service, dedicated to serving the needs of our affiliates.
The Senior Content Producer will partner with International Newsource (INS) management and CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) in leading, evolving and expanding the offerings of International Newsource.
The Senior Content Producer is the next generation of leadership at INS and CNN. The Hong Kong-based Senior Content Producers greatest focus is on Asia Pacific our highest value region.
The Senior Content Producer based in Hong Kong is responsible for coordinating all CNN owned, affiliate and rights cleared third party material from the Asia Pacific region.
Working with the Atlanta and London-based International Newsource team in producing and promoting live and taped content for all international and domestic US affiliates.
The ideal candidate will liaise with Hong Kong based platform production, and newsgathering teams across the Asia Pacific region.
Simultaneously, the Hong Kong Senior Content Producer gathers international affiliate news coverage from the Asia Pacific region for the programs of CNN, CNNI and the other News Group Platforms.
The role coordinates live shots, produces live feeds, handles product management & video distribution. The role may also provide planning support as appropriate such as managing our Live Events calendar and coverage & planning notes as needed.
Continue learning / developing skills in leadership and management as well as content creation / producing / editing. classes, outside education and other growth opportunities.
JOB REQUIREMENTS / SKILLS
Previous experience of working with management, clients and commercial at an advanced level.
Editorial strength and ability to set priorities and lead newsgathering efforts including breaking news.
Previous news-related experience tv, digital or other.
Field producing experience & / or interest, including logistics and editorial on location.
Alertness to changes in the US and global media markets that could impact our business especially with a view to creating opportunities.
Strong communication skills, customer-focused and appropriate style.
Ability to give and receive feedback
Work can be from home or in the bureau, with an emphasis on being with the Hong Kong bureau as often as possible, particularly in breaking news.
Some travel to visit & train clients or for meetings with the rest of the team should be expected. At all times on these trips representing CNN in the best possible way to media companies and others around the world.