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Warner Bros. Discovery Audio Designer (A1) - CNN in Atlanta, Georgia

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

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.

*Note this position is a 24/7 environment based out of our Atlanta office only *

Your New Role…

CNN is the world's most essential and engaging source of video and digital news, and we're embarking on a crucial mission to invent the next generation of news and information experiences to inform, engage, and empower the world. We have a unique ability to marry content, design, product, and technology to spark connection, fulfill utility, and build community. With our consumer and facts-first strategy, we’re developing new platforms and formats that put CNN’s talent, expertise, and content programming directly in the hands of consumers.

Your Role Accountabilities…

A CNN Audio Designer is an essential member of the production team. You are well versed in the art of audio mixing and enhancing various audio elements for live and pre-produced events. The primary production is within a studio environment but remote production is possible.

  • The set-up, operation and skillful mixing for a variety of live and pre-produced productions

  • Quality assurance for all audio sources and related components

  • Creative influence to enhance the production value with selection of music and/or other effects

  • Consulting and collaborating with the Show Director and other key stakeholders

  • Advanced preparation including reviewing rundowns, equipment selection, mics and overall audio plan

  • Documentation and overall management of audio board show files and related elements

Qualifications & Experience…

You are a strong multitasker and have the skills to handle prioritizing and executing multiple requests at the same time. Knowledge of digital audio consoles, playback devices and intercom systems is needed. Must work well under pressure and be able to show strong teamwork capabilities as part of a studio team. Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills a must.

Minimum experience requirements include:

  • 1 to 3 years Industry experience mixing in a live news environment, operational knowledge of all control room positions and familiar with all aspects of live television and pre/post production

  • Candidate should have awareness of a variety of audio boards with control room or field production/event experience

  • Proficient with audio related components including intercom and ancillary equipment. (e.g. Enco, AZ Edit, Evertz routers)

  • An ability to work in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment

  • Four-year degree from accredited university or demonstrated experience in the audio field

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 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.

The Legal Bits…

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