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The Newsdesk producer based in Hong Kong is responsible in coordinating daily news coverage throughout Asia Pacific, liaising with regional bureaus, the newsdesks in Atlanta, London and Abu Dhabi, CNN Digital, and senior management in Hong Kong.
Areas of Responsibility
The Newsdesk Producer will assign reporters to news and business stories across Asia, facilitating regional newsgathering demands, anticipating day-to-day deadlines in a timely and proactive manner.
Respond to breaking news in conjunction with the International Desk, handling editorial requests and communicating across multiple CNN platforms
Vet and produce the best content available for all CNN platforms
Preparing Futures prospects for Asia, anticipating and understanding the varied program requirements and coordinating logistics for features and special events.
Minimally 5 years of experience in journalism, preferably broadcasting
Experience working as an assignment editor or news producer
Field experience is also recommended
Excellent news judgement, time management skills and attention to detail
Good working knowledge of CNN newsgathering system, including satellites, package production, affiliate relationships and CNNI programming
Deep understanding of digital and their newsgathering and production needs
Proficient in using social media and understanding how CNN can harness social media platforms for stories
Good people skills drive and determination and an ability to coordinate across regional hubs
Sound understanding of political, social and economic impact of events and issues across the region
Excellent command of the English language; other Asian or foreign languages are very beneficial
Comfortable with regional travel
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
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