The Planning Producer is a critical, London-based position that provides CNN International with guest planning resources for a variety of shows. In this role you will aggressively chase key guests, scheduling strong experts and newsmakers.
Live Event / On Location Services
London, United Kingdom
May 02, 2023
The Planning Producer is a critical, London-based position that provides CNN International with guest planning resources for a variety of shows. In this role you will aggressively chase key guests, scheduling strong experts and newsmakers. You will handle breaking news coverage, quickly putting guests on air who can provide context and insight for our audience, and will book day-of guests and track long-term pitches. Occasionally you will work from the field, booking and managing guests at CNN live locations.
Your Role Accountabilities…
- Provide essential editorial leadership, taking part in daily editorial meetings and offering input on coverage plans.
- Suggest new and diverse voices and pitch segment ideas.
- Manage the network's relationships with regular guests, ensuring that guests and the Connect the World team alike can expect consistently positive experiences.
Qualifications & Experience…
- Proven industry experience.
- Demonstrated experience and broad knowledge of television production.
- Knowledge of international news.
- Ability to work well and communicate well under pressure within a team and across departments.
- Strong editorial, booking, logistics, writing, research, web meeting, and phone skills.
- Must be a detail-oriented self-starter with experience covering breaking news.