Senior Planning Editor - CNN Jobs in Abu Dhabi

Senior Planning Editor – CNN Jobs in Abu Dhabi

Senior Planning Editor – CNN Jobs in Abu Dhabi

1- Senior Planning Editor – CNN
Job: Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE


The Senior Planning Editor will have two key roles – to execute plans directed by the Senior Director of Futures and Director of Futures, but also in initiating deployments during breaking news in conjunction with the news desk, global futures team, and the DOCS.

This position is crucial in ensuring smooth cross platform planning and communication with multiple stakeholders across the global CNN family. The Senior Futures Editor ensures coverage plans are well defined and full details are outlined in documented fashion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Editorial direction of the regional planning process, identifying opportunities to break news and enterprise original and distinctive content for both TV and digital.  

  • Working with CNN’s platforms to best showcase CNN exclusives, CNN moments and key stories of our time. This position will be a key communicator and liaison with all platforms. 

  • Breaking news: Responding quickly and proactively to priorities across the News Group. Shoring up deployments, editorial and logistics in the aftermath of breaking news in step with the Sr. Director of Futures, the Directors of Coverage, programming, and Digital. 

  • Providing accurate budgets for newsgathering sends and breaking news. 

Job Requirements:

  • Editorial and field experience: In-depth knowledge and proven track record in cross-platform newsgathering and editorial delivery.   

  • Broad awareness of CNN’s digital and social platforms and priorities – what material works on each and how they perform in the competitive landscape.   

  • Working under pressure: Able to thrive in a pressured breaking news environment. Able to respond to changes in the editorial agenda and respond to situations on the ground for our field teams.  

  • Attention to detail: Exceptionally organized with meticulous attention to detail.

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Company Overview:

Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City. It was formed after the spin-off of WarnerMedia by AT&T, and its merger with Discovery, Inc. on April 8, 2022.

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UAE – Warner Bros. Discovery Jobs 2023

Title Senior Planning Editor – CNN Jobs in Abu Dhabi
Hiring Organization Warner Bros. Discovery
Job Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted Feb/07/2023
Base Salary AED
Employment Type Full Time
Valid Until N/A

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