Media Coordinator-CNN
Turner Broadcasting - Atlanta, GA

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Qualifications: REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree (typically in Liberal Arts such as journalism, technical production, English, political science, history or similar course work). Two years editorial experience and solid news awareness. Effective written and oral communication skills this includes the ability to effectively analyze and communicate editorial details as it specifically applies to video. Good spelling and typing skills. Ability to pay close attention to detail and work under deadline pressures. Ability to pose creative solutions to problems. Knowledge of how newscasts are put together and what is required to get video on the air. Proven organizational skills. DESIRED: Good visual sense, good news judgment, knowledge of current and historical events, as well as the ability to recognize key figures in the news. Strong research skills. Knowledge of Matchpoint, the Dow Jones and Lexis Nexis search tools. Basic video production knowledge. Proven ability and desire to move forward with technology changes. Ability to learn quickly.

Duties: Ensure CNN standards for quality assurance are met as they pertain to journalistic, technical and cataloging protocols. Monitor and assess the editorial and technical components of video, highlighting key soundbites and compelling visual elements for production. Research video elements to compile font, dateline, source, content and other relevant metadata and enter that into the permanent record. Write descriptive narratives and summaries of raw and cut video necessary for daily production needs, online publication and permanent archive. Review produced material prior to air to ensure technical and editorial accuracy. Coordinate with Assignment Desks, Show Teams, Bureaus, Affiliates and Field Crews to record and document all incoming and daily production video. Manage server space and exercise editorial judgment in determining what items are killed, held or moved to permanent archive. Create initial catalog record for all raw video and enhance all catalog records with relevant keywords and metadata to assist in day-of and long-term production needs. This position works within Image+Sound, the central video production facility for the CNN News Group, and serves clients in all of our television and online businesses. Media Coordinators blend editorial and technical savvy to ensure video is available, alerted, and accurately noted for use across all of our production centers. The information provided and actions taken by the Media Coordinator influence the overall production process.

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