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Digital Publicist-CNN

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role...

This fast-paced communications expert will work collaboratively within the CNN Worldwide communications teams to support the strategic publicity efforts around CNN’s digital products and innovation. The role requires strategic thinking, high organizational talents and strong public relations skills. The position provides an opportunity to work with the best journalists in the business and play an integral role in the future of CNN.

Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Support the strategic publicity efforts for CNN’s digital products and innovations, including drafting and distributing pitches around product launches and innovation experimentation.

  • Research and pitch creative placements, interviews, stories, and speaking opportunities for CNN product managers and leaders.

  • Coordinate and strategize with teams across the division and wider communications team as necessary.

  • Maintain accurate bios, headshots, and fact sheets about journalists, editors and executives.

  • Maintain press lists and create targeted press lists based on bookings and news events.

  • Partner on internal events and employee engagement activities. Support event planning and execution for industry and company events.

  • Collaborate with the department to ensure all documents are maintained and distributed in a timely manner with key stakeholders.

  • Help manage PR campaigns for assigned projects – spanning CNN linear and digital – from development to implementation, with oversight/guidance from the wider team.

  • Regularly track media coverage and gather media recap reports.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • 3-4 years of experience, preferably with a media, news or public relations/publicity organization.

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and stellar attention to detail.

  • Strong, polished interpersonal skills and ability to work with talent and executives in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interest in and understanding of news and politics with excellent judgement.

  • Existing relationships with press covering media, news or politics preferred.

  • Public relations agency experience preferred.

  • Prior administrative experience.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, 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. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com. In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $64,400.00 - $119,600.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.