Sr. Publicist

Location
Washington
Posted
Sep 20, 2013
Closes
Oct 20, 2013
Contact
Ms. Melanie Hill
Duration
Full Time
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, Communications/Journalism preferred.

Five years of PR experience required.

Excellent writing skills a must.

Capitol Hill - campaign experience is a plus.

Duties: Primary responsibilities include coordinating and executing publicity for DC-based shows. This position will focus on The Lead with Jake Tapper and support publicity surrounding the newly launched Crossfire. The publicist will also support the senior director on publicity efforts surrounding the network's debate and election coverage to increase CNN tune-in and overall brand recognition. Other responsibilities include publicizing and raising profiles of the DC bureau's anchors/correspondents including Jake Tapper, Dana Bash, Brianna Keilar, Jim Acosta, Jim Sciutto and more. In addition, key responsibilities include promoting breaking news out of Washington, updating press lists, and supplementing the PR Director's efforts and goals for the DC office. Other duties include writing press releases, crafting immediate media advisories, developing PR plans, project coordination and event planning. Some weekend work required.


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