Associate Writer, New Products, CNN Underscored
WarnerMedia/ CNN, New York, NY USA
Work at WarnerMedia/ CNN
Salary: competitive with benefits
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Tasked with finding and writing about new products, the Associate Writer, New Products, will be CNN Underscored’s eyes and ears into the now, keeping our readers up to date on the latest trends and product releases in the lifestyle space. The role will be responsible for writing and publishing five to eight articles per week,crafting carefully curated reviews based on first-hand user testing. This individual will work alongside the Commerce Editor to build out a strategic editorial calendar based on tentpole events and relevant trending products and services. The New Products writer will also work closely with Underscored’s social media team to ensure we are testing and writing about items that are trending on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and other platforms our readers use.
Developing content that fits with the CNN Underscored audience is a must, but you will be encouraged to test creative new angles and continue to expand CNN Underscored’s lens of focus.
Stay abreast of the news and social and reader trends to pitch product-focused reviews and recommendations off current events
Extensively research, write, and produce product-oriented editorial, including news hits on key product launches and hands-on reviews
Work with PR and company contacts to help secure and produce exclusive product reviews
Optimize new and existing content based on market trends and analytical insights specific to the CNN Underscored audience demographics
Work with the social media team to translate coverage to engaging social posts and videos
Level of Responsibilities/Accountability & Scope
Knowledge of how to source the latest products and product news
Deep knowledge of products trending on social media
Excels at short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment
Work is subject to supervisory review at regular intervals
Operates within the context of defined procedures
Education, Experience, and Requirements
College degree preferred
Must have at least 3 years of experience in writing lifestyle or shopping content, and a strong interest in ecommerce
Experience using photo editing tools
Experience and desire to appear on camera for social content a big plus
The ability to break down potentially complex topics into an easily digestible format
Flawless grammar & spelling
Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, and comfortable using content management systems
Strong creative and writing skills are required for this position. Must be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills.
- Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
- Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
- Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
- Access to in-house learning and development resources
- Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law
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