The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association

Director of Programming – CNN US

Hi Fellow AAJAers!

CNN is on the hunt for a programming executive to oversee Atlanta based programming and news operations. Details are as follows. If you have an interest and match the qualifications, please email your resume and cover letter to AND apply online at req # 115529.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in journalism or related field. Experience may be accepted in lieu of degree. Proven track record of covering breaking news; expert level experience in packaging day to day news coverage; proven track record in beating the competition through quality journalism; 5 years management experience. Incumbents must have demonstrated excellence in the following competencies: leadership, communication, interpersonal, analytical, and the ability to produce quality programming.

Duties: The Director of Programming, CNN/US, is the network’s primary programming executive in Atlanta , responsible for making all newscasts emanating from CNN headquarters winners in their time periods. While this position has a strategic focus, it requires hands-on requiring an ability to articulate a vision for CNN programming success and an appetite for getting intimately involved to ensure CNN is first with the most accurate information and arresting presentation of news. Experience managing significant budgets is also required.