Line Producer-Freelance

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Line Producer CGTN

CGTN has an opportunity for an experienced (5+years) freelance TV News Producer working in our studios in Washington, D.C. (This is not a field producer job)

Energetic and detail oriented, the ideal candidate will be tech savvy and be able to adapt to different and changing technical and editorial environments and demands.
Problem solver with experience in a pressure-filled TV newsroom who is flexible enough to also produce for the web as needed.

The incumbent will be joining a highly motivated team made up of people from all over the world. The ideal candidate is a smart, quick, no-drama problem-solver.

You should be editorially mature and detail oriented as well as tech savvy with an interest in digital media as well as traditional television.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with international TV news experience. We still do traditional newscasts and are not all-talk.

Required skills include:

* Line production experience building shows and taking them to air including breaking news.
* Writing and editing the work of others
* Segment production including working for and with our growing team of field reporters.
* Ability to juggle multiple tasks and switch gears quickly
* Knowledge of and interest in international news, experience with China is a plus.
* Journalism degree, web news experience and a second language (especially Mandarin) are all pluses.
* Flexibility to work various shifts including evenings and weekends. (currently no overnight shifts)
* Motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and in a team environment.

Qualified candidates interested in either permanent or freelance shifts should send a resume and short letter of interest.   



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