Senior Editor, CNN Health

Senior Editor, CNN Health

16 Sep 2020

Senior Editor, CNN Health

The Job

CNN Health is looking for an experienced health journalist with strong newsgathering abilities and leadership skills. The senior editor should be a collaborative team player who can clearly and succinctly distill news and disseminate information across various news platforms.

You will be responsible for gathering and moving editorial on to all platforms in the afternoons and evenings.

This is one position which can be located in NY, DC, LA or Atlanta

The Daily

You'll be responsible for pushing the editorial envelope on stories that help CNN distinguish itself from our competition.

As a senior editor on our Health team, you must be able to identify strong stories and assess whether they meet CNN's journalistic standards.

An established writer, this senior editor can create content for internal guidance and awareness, and to publish externally on all CNN platforms.

The senior editor needs to support reporter and producer teams reporting from a bureau or the field, and clearly communicate editorial and logistics information between the team, digital, newsgathering and shows.

The senior editor moves swiftly when assigned, but also acts independently to pursue news priorities.

The Essentials

BA / BS in journalism or other extensive

8+ years' experience in news environment at a major network, local station or website

TV / digital writing experience is a must

Previous experience as an assignment editor preferred

Strong logistical and organizational skills

Comfortable with shaping and copy-editing text stories in AP style

Able to make fast, informed decisions

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Able to work under pressure

Understanding of CNN newsgathering

The Perks

Paid time off every year to volunteer

Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

2018 Best Company for

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An to help shape and grow your career

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.

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