As a Producer for CNN Digital International you will create ambitious, distinctive content and build on CNN’s global leadership in original journalism, breaking news and video. You will be required to deliver engaging stories and interactives from our extensive network of reporters across the world to all our platforms, as well as come up with digitally native storytelling ideas.

The successful candidate must have a deep understanding of what makes a good digital story that can engage audiences on different platforms in different parts of the world.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Writing, producing and pitching news stories, features and other content that gives CNN a distinctive voice and a competitive edge
  • Creating/producing mobile and video first/only storytelling and interactives
  • Identifying compelling angles and stories and producing/writing them for different audiences around the world
  • Producing digital coverage for larger news events such as elections
  • Working with CNN correspondents across the globe on digital treatment of their cross-platform stories as well as any digital first/only journalism in all formats: video, text, photos, interactive etc
  • Producing smart roll-out plans for content on different platforms including mobile, desktop and social accounts
  • Working with TV and newsgathering colleagues both in London/Hong Kong/Atlanta and in the field to get the best digital stories and content needed for visual/descriptive storytelling
  • Ensuring all content adheres to CNN standards and integrity

What we’re looking for:

Essential Criteria:

  • Must have solid news judgement and an excellent understanding of how stories and content travel on social media
  • Must have strong social media expertise
  • Extensive knowledge of the international news agenda and curiosity to keep learning
  • Need to be innovative and hungry for new ways of delivering digital journalism to a large audience
  • Solid experience in digital media, specifically with website production, content management systems and web analytics
  • Deep understanding of journalistic standards and media law
  • Track record in creative digital storytelling
  • Self-starter with a history of delivering outstanding results
  • Desire to make CNN Digital International innovative and distinctive
  • Digital thinker with a global mindset
  • Perfect grasp of written and spoken English

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working at a global news organization preferable

What’s on offer:

As Producer, you will have the opportunity to work for a world-leading news organisation. As you might expect, this comes with a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits and perks, including private medical and a generous pension contribution. The role is also eligible for company bonus and on top of this, you’ll have access to regular in-house screenings, wellbeing and fitness programs and events.

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