ShinRa News Network
The ShinRa News Network (SNN) is a news agency and television network run by the ShinRa Electric Power Company. It is the main source of news for the citizens of Midgar, despite being heavily biased towards ShinRa and often filled with propaganda.
"On Site, On Time - Every Time."
- Editor-in-Chief: Jacqueline Bernard (Ravenna Rossini) (Drinks to numb the pain of her poison womb)
- Junior Editor: Rex DeLeon (Dorene Odisark)
- News Anchor: Jered Byrne (Razuun Wrexan)
- "This has been Jered Byrne bringing you news- As you like it. You stay shining, Midgar!"
- News Anchor: Jaren Lionheart (Havente Waydelich)
- "..I'll be back, and with more perfect news~"
- Interviews/Community Features Anchor: Chase Powers (Valerick Goodliffe) (Drinks to numb the pain of the memory of ex-wife Fat Sally)
- "Chase Powers, with your hour ...of power."
- Weather Anchor: Doctor Drex Drizzle (Neo Draken)
- Marzell Vilmar (Julian Thexton)
- Max Powers (Valerick Goodliffe)
- "It just makes my pee burn a litt-- are we rolling?! Ahem.. this is Max Powers, giving you the MAXIMUM news y-you can u-use!"
- Robin Scherbatsky (Illyana Rysios)
- "Robin Scherbatsky, small sized.. BIG NEWS!"
- Tarin Taylor (Ravenna Rossini)
- "This is SNN Reporter Tarin Taylor.. and you're not."
- Joseph Sylar (Cloud Gainsbourg)
- Edits final drafts of news stories as needed (print and television) - Distributes new assignments - Oversees day-to-day operations inside the organization
- The face and hair of SNN - High charisma and personality a must as a newscaster - Work from SNN building to bring coverage and news to viewers; no "field work" in the city - Different areas of expertise: news, community features, interviews, weather, sports, fine arts, business, etc
- Unlike Anchors, the majority of the time they conduct field work / sniff out stories in the city - Write own reports (print or television) and conduct interviews - Different areas of expertise: news, community features, interviews, weather, sports, fine arts, business, etc
- Responsible for using images rather than text to create a news story - Photography experience required - Be on site in the city for special events and occasions
- Assist News Reporters in the field with the best technology Shin-Ra has to offer - Excellent teamwork skills required - Be on site in the city for special events and occasions
- Work in the SNN building or in the field depending on what career path they aspire to - Low responsibility and routine administrative tasks expected - Professional Coffee Dispenser