Job opening in Hong Kong: Supervising Producer for CNN.com/International

Posted on Feb 13, 2011 in Uncategorized

This position will serve as the “number two” for the CNNI Digital team in the Hong Kong Bureau, and will help oversee the daily editorial operations.

Key roles include:
Editorial voice: will serve as a strong voice in the bureau and beyond by making decisions around story selections and perspectives; ensure that quality of the content and CNN’s journalistic standards are met.

Collaborative Leader: will help lead the team in a collaborative manner and serve as a point of contact for other platforms and divisions. Will leverage relations with newsgathering team and regional bureaus to generate stories and advance initiatives. Will promote TV/Web integration as an approach to how we do our work.

Special projects: will manage projects ensuring role clarity amongst the team and that objectives are met within the established timeline. Will help execute on the vision set for the team by the senior management.

Team builder: will ensure the overall performance of the team by conducting staff performance reviews; setting goals and giving regular feedback to the team; identifying developmental opportunities; and addressing performance deficiencies.

Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to build relationships; deliver results; lead a dynamic team; possesses organization skills; and is web media savvy. Strong writing and copy editing skills; exceptional news judgment; excellent communication skills. Understands the differences between and/or uses social media sites like Tumblr, Flickr, Stumbleupon, Instagram, Twitter, and CNN iReport.

5+ years writing/producing/or reporting in a major market
2+ years management or supervisory experience
Experience working in news production
4-year college degree (or equivalent) in journalism or related field
*Knowledge of Asia/Pacific region a strong plus but not mandatory

Interested candidates should apply at http://www.turner.com/careers/ and contact tyson.wheatley@cnn.com with any questions.

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