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Lead/oversee creative dvlpmnt of cobranded content for MTV channel & all screens, incl on air, digital and mobile. 8+ yrs hold creative positions, namely Creative Dir & above at Top Ad Agencies, Prod or Media co.

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JOB OPENING: MGR, INTEGRATED MARKETING SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY/Viacom/NYC: Conceputlize/implement digital, social & video dist strategies for sponsor programsBA deg. 5yrs mktg exp w/in media/ent ind, promotions/advrtsng agency or branded ent/prod co. Full info/apply HERE (10/24)

JOB OPENING: VP CREATIVE DIRECTOR/MTV/NYC: Lead/oversee creative dvlpmnt of cobranded content for MTV channel & all screens, incl on air, digital and mobile. 8+ yrs hold creative positions, namely Creative Dir & above at Top Ad Agencies, Prod or Media co. Full info/apply HERE (10/23) 

JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST/IFC/NYC: responsible for the development and implementation of effective publicity campaigns and execution resulting in media. 3 yrs hands on comm & media relations work exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/23) 

JOB OPENING: DIR, AFFILIATE SALES/Music Choice/NYC: Oversee sales, affiliate relations & local promo efforts. Min 5-7 yrs exp strategic sales & mktg cable/dist or related ind. Knwlg contractual language & negotiation of complex carriage agreements. Full info/apply HERE (10/23)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL ACCT EXEC/ABC 7/Chicago: Driven self-starter looking to overachieve in 3rd largest TV mkt to identify/dvlp new client relationships. 3-5 yrs digital &/or media exp. Has est’d, high level local agency/client contacts. Full info/apply HERE (10/23)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL/SOCIAL STRATEGIST-PLANNER/LA: 3-5 yrs exp Dig/Soc Strat. Resp bringing fresh ideas on leveraging soc media to achieve valued outcomes. Play active role as dig expert to dev perspectives on trends & use of emerging dig media in mktplc. Resume HERE (10/23) 

JOB OPENING: PROJECT MANAGER, LBE/Fox/LA: Manage Projects from concept to opening related to Location Based Entertainment through working with developer/clients, designers, masterplanners and the LBE/Creative teams. Full info/apply HERE (10/22)

JOB OPENING: FREELANCE ROOM PRODUCER/FOX SPORTS Overnight Shift (8-5am)/CLT, NC: Mng nightly vid & audio mastering across mult bays, ensure promos have approp tags, proper duration, accurate metadata. Det oriented & able to prioritize workflow a must. Full info/apply HERE (10/22)

JOB OPENING: VP MULTICULTURAL AD SALES/Fuse Media/NY: Lead national multicultural sales & sales strategy, Strong negotiation & presentation skills. Extensive client and agency relationships and knowledge of the multicultural market. BS req & min 10 yrs exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/22) 

JOB OPENING: VP, COUNSEL, KIDS’ COMPLIANCE/Viacom/NYC: Work to support Viacom’s Kids & Family businesses by providing advice & counsel across a broad range of compliance areas. 7-10 yrs of relevant in-house or law firm. JD w/ NY or CA bar membership req’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/22)

JOB OPENING: VP, BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS/VIACOM/NYC: J.D. w/NY or CA bar membership. 7+ yrs exp @ ent law firm &/or media ent co. Work w/scripted, reality, doc & animation dvlpmnt & prod matters for the MTV2, mtvU, Logo & BET ntwrks. Full info/apply HERE (10/22)

JOB OPENING: DEPT HEAD, CINEMA & TV/Drexel University/PHL: Sprvs strategic, financial & academic mngmnt of Cinema & TV dept; represent dept w/in university & larger cinema & TV comm. Dynamic blend of media ind & academic & 5 yrs exp leadership role a must. Full info/apply HERE (10/22)

JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/Dish Network/CHICAGO: Support the Nat’l Ad Sales team, Pricing & Inventory, Traffic, Rsarch & Mktg team. Min 2 yrs Advertising Sales or media buying experience req’d. Exc written and oral communication Full info/apply HERE (10/22)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, CONTENT & EDITORIAL SERVICES/NYC: Excellent writer/editor w/video prod exp to create digital content, corp materials & mng editorial calendars. Collaborative, creative approach. Music, news or entertainment exp necessary. Full info/apply HERE (10/21)

JOB OPENING: SR ANALYST/Benenson Strategy Group/Santa Monica: Support new business initiatives, focusing on media/ent ind. 3+ yrs exp comm, consulting, mkt-rsrch, etc. 1+ yrs exp ent rsrch on behalf of movie studios, TV ntwrks & streaming svcs pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/21)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION MANAGER/IFC/LA: SCRIPTED experience is a must! Supervise production on IFC fully scripted originals. 5+ years in production supr/mmgt at ntwk or studio lvl. Apply Here (10/20)

JOB OPENING: WRITER PRODUCER/Crown Media Family Networks/LA: Write, produce and execute promo spots for Hallmark Channel & Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Includes promos, episodics, campaigns, etc. Min 5 yrs exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/20)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/Crown Media Family Networks/LA: Assist in coordination of out-of-house production projects. Includes Promo, Photography, and BTS production support. Min 3 yrs exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/20)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES ASSISTANT/Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Provide support to Ad Sales by working W/Acct Execs to srvc clients. Including sales orders, move requests and media schedules. BS req. Full info/apply HERE (10/20)

JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST/DISCOVERY/NYC: Top notch self-starter dedicated to driving awareness and positive press for corporate Discovery initiatives. Devel strategy/ messaging, media list creation, press announcements. Superb written/verbal skills. 2-4 yrs publicity/media exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/20)

JOB OPENING: MGR DIGITAL AD SALES MKTG/DISCOVERY/NYC: Strong sales storyteller to develop/execute digital and intgrtd sales solutions for both online and tv sales mktg teams. Support digital sales strategy. 5 yrs digital or intgrtd mktg exp, 3-4 in digital req’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/20)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR, CREATIVE CONTENT/E!/LA: Lead a team to conceive, design, strategize and produce high quality, innovative content. Min. 7 years exp required. Full info/apply HERE (10/17)

JOB OPENING: SCHEDULING SPECIALIST (NON-STAFF)/A + E Networks/NYC: Schedule, contribute to long term strategy, keeping up to date on competitive info & assisting w/FYI budget. Contribute to several levels of sched dept. 1-2 yrs scheduling exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/17)

JOB OPENING: VP, DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT/Fox/LA: The VP, Design & Development will manage creative projects from concept to completion, translate objectives into creative strategies and direct the creative team in production Full info/apply HERE (10/16)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER/NBC/NYC: The Digital Content Manager manages web pages, social media and digital strategies for both LXTV and COZI TV Full info/apply HERE (10/16)

JOB OPENING: MEDIA COORDINATOR/NYC: For major broadcaster. 1+ yrs exp. to assist in reviewing video content, mng data/media storage & prod deadlines, prod/edit video metadata, support client req’s. Proven track rec in adept problem solving req’d. Full/info Apply HERE (10/16)

JOB OPENING: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/NBC/LA: NBC News is looking for a highly motivated Associate Producer with a passion for news on all platforms. In this position you will work directly with producers, senior producer. Full info/apply HERE (10/16)

JOB OPENING: PR MGR/Rogers & Cowan/NYC: 3+ yrs PR exp working w/TV shows @ network or agency. Knwlg of TV/entertainment industry a must. Ability to dvlp, execute & communicate strategy to clients. BA deg in PR/Comm or related field. Resumes HERE (10/15)

JOB OPENING: FINANCE DIRECTOR/Time Inc. Books (TIB)/NYC: Lead financial planning & analysis, fiscal mngemnt & reporting of 3 businesses w/full accountability for P&L & close process; oversee 2 finance mgrs. 7+ yrs exp Fin mngmnt role. Full info/apply HERE (10/15)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL/SOCIAL STRATEGIST-PLANNER/LA: 3-5 yrs exp Dig/Soc Strat. Resp bringing fresh ideas on leveraging soc media to achieve valued outcomes. Play active role as dig expert to dev perspectives on trends & use of emerging dig media in mktplc. Resume HERE (10/15) 

JOB OPENING: PROJECT MANAGER/LBE/20th Century Fox/LA: The Project Manager will manage projects from concept to completion related to Location Based Entertainment. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: PRESS MANAGER/Syfy/LA: Min 4 yrs entertainment publicity exp at publicist level. Comms strategy, talent relations & pitching/booking top media. Strong written/verbal comm skills. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER, PLANNING/NBC/NYC: Planning Mgr for Syfy to support all Pricing & Planning elements including rate cards, stewardship, deal approval & inventory mgmt. 3+ yrs exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR/DIRECTOR, RESEARCH/Viacom/NYC: Responsible for creation/mngmnt of network selling estimates. 5+ yrs exp w/nat’l cable or brdcst network. Fast paced envir looking for highly organized, strong attention to detail person. Full info/apply HERE (10/14) 

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, AD SALES RESEARCH/Viacom/Santa Monica: Mng West Coast & provide daily support for TV Ad Sales, Pricing & Inv & Ad Sales Mktg representing consumer insights. 8+ yrs media rsrch exp. Profic w/Nielsen based applications. Kids mktplace exp a +. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: SR FINANCIAL ANALYST/TELEMUNDO/East Coast: Analyze distribution deals and liaise with Sales Executives to understand markets and obtain/dvlp sales projections & ultimates. Min 2 yrs exp analyzing data, developing forecasts. Full info/apply HERE (10/13)

JOB OPENING: VP, CREATIVE SERVICES/NBCU/East Coast: Lead station creative team in station promotions, commercial production & sales marketing, and community engagement & programming. Full info/apply HERE (10/13)

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNTING PRODUCTION ASST/NBCU/East Coast: The Accounting Production Assistant will be responsible for processing and auditing card payments, consult with staff regarding receipt discrepancies and obtain approvals, etc. Full info/apply HERE (10/13)



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Michael Serafini has been appointed Vice President, Programming, of Canada’s DHX Television. Serafini was most recently the interim Executive Director of Content Planning for CBC Television.

Dan Fierman has been named Vice President and Editorial Director at MTV News. Fierman had been Editorial Director at digital magazine Grantland.

Comedy Central hired Steve Elliott for the newly created role of Vice President, Branded Entertainment Development, East Coast. Elliott was previously Creative Director at Hungry man, Pilot and Triple Double.

Participant Media has named David Linde as its new CEO. Linde, former Universal Pictures co-chairman, will step into the new role November 1.

truTV hired Bryan Terry as VP, development and programming and Rohit Sang and Tommy Cody as executive producers. Terry is an Emmy-winning producer who began his career at ESPN before landing at MTV, where he wrote and produced Total Request Live. Sang’s resume includes stints at MTV/VH1 and LinkedIn.

WGBH Boston hired former longtime Sesame Workshop executive Terry Fitzpatrick as VP of children’s education and media. Fitzpatrick succeeds Brigid Sullivan, who has been with WGBH for 35 years.

DeMarco Morgan has been named a correspondent for CBS News, based in NY.
Morgan joins CBS News from WXIA TV in Atlanta, where he has been a reporter and co-anchor.

Danny Cohen, the BBC’s director of television, will depart the UK broadcaster at the end of November. Mark Linsey, controller of entertainment commissioning, is set to assume his responsibilities until a replacement is named.

Discovery Networks International named Darcy Tomlin Vice President of Programming and Operations. A 15-year Discovery vet, Tomlin most recently served as Senior Director of Programming for Velocity.

Consultancy and media/production company Wondros has hired Jeremy Barrett as Executive Producer. Barrett, who was previously at Paydirt Pictures, brings with him a roster of director clients.

David Ogilvy has been appointed to head the new scripted drama division at Australia’s Beyond International. Previously, Ogilvy was Commissioning Editor of Fiction at ABC Television.

Shout! Factory announced four promotions: John Rotella has been elevated to Senior Vice President of Sales; Adam Ainley has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Finance; Kathy Callahan has been named Vice President of Special Market Sales & eCommerce and Arlene Shapiro has been promoted to Vice President of Royalties. 

CBS has filled the vacancies left by Nina Tassler, who departed as chairman, and Glenn Geller, who was upped to president of the network. Bridget Wiley was promoted to Executive Vice President of Current Programs, replacing Geller. Amy Reisenbach, formerly Vice President, will take Wiley’s post as Senior Vice President of Current Programs.

Warrior Poets, the production company founded by Morgan Spurlock, has promoted Jeremy Chilnick to Chief Operating Officer. He was previously a partner at the company and Head of Production.

Adam Lewinson has been named Senior Vice President of Programming, Marketing and Operations of Crackle. He last served as Senior Vice President of Programming and Production at FX Networks,

Karen Leever is joining Discovery Communications as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media. She had been Senior Vice President, Digital and Direct Sales at DIRECTV.

Scripps Networks Interactive has upped Henry Ahn to President, Content Distribution and Marketing. Ahn was previously Executive Vice President.

Lucilla D’Agostino has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Current Programming and Development, at Sirens Media. D’Agostino joined Sirens Media in 2007 as an executive producer and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Current Programming.

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