Tuesday, October 8th, 2013



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JOB OPENING: SR. WRITER/PRODUCER/AMC/NYC: Proven experience writing and producing outstanding on-air promos at a broadcast or cable network required. Send CV and link to online reel to http://tinyurl.com/pmpzfjs (10/12)

JOB OPENING: PROMO EDITOR/AMC/NYC: Seeking self-motivated Avid editor with extensive experience creating on-air promos or trailers. Send CV and link to online reel to http://tinyurl.com/nc8pc8x (10/12)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING SPECIALIST/Discovery/NY: Client oriented professional to support Integrated Ad Sales Marketing team w/ the development/execution of marketing elements and sponsorship initiatives. 3-5 yrs mktg exp. APPLY HERE (10/12) 

JOB OPENING: SVP RESEARCH/Turner Broadcasting System/ATL: Lead, oversee & manage entertainment research team. 15-20 years media (incl. television) experience required. Resume here (10/12)

JOB OPENING: JR PROD/LA: Mng all aspects of Prod for current titles (dvlpmnt/sched,budgeting) liaising w/ partners & SM teams 3+ yrs exp in animation/ent process, good knwldg of scheduling & budgeting, strong comm, flex team player. Resume to: jobs@spinmaster.com (10/12)

JOB OPENING: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/NBC/DC: Exec Asst to support GM of NBC station in Washington DC. Min 5 years admin experience. Must be organized, adaptable to shifting priorities, and thrive in fast pace environ. Apply HERE (10/11) 

JOB OPENING: VP, CRM/Viacom/NYC: 8-10 yrs operational exp in dig. Media buying. Working knowledge of mobile display environment. Dvlp/execute detailed media plans in display. Thought leader team player. Apply HERE  (10/10)

JOB OPENING: SR ANALYST/VIACOM/NYC: Resp for collecting, organizing & analyzing Nielsen data, prod of ongoing reports for TV Land as well as on the competition. 2+ yrs exp w/Nielsen data analysis is key. BA req. Full info & apply HERE (10/10)

JOB OPENING: SVP, PROGRAM PLANNING/BETN/NY: 12+ yrs TV Prgmg. Reports to EVP, Program Strategy. Oversees scheduling, prgrm analysis, acquisitions & ops teams. Works w/all depts to ensure ratings goals are hit. Resumes to: Laura.Timoney@BET.net (10/10)

JOB OPENING: COPYWRITER/Discovery/MD: Quick-thinking creative to craft original on-air and print promos for flagship brand. 3-6 yrs agency and/or broadcast marketing exp. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, or Avid exp a plus. APPLY HERE (10/10)

JOB OPENING:  ASST PROFESSOR FT FACULTY POSITION IN WRITING FOR TV/FALL 2014/Boston University’s College of Comm. Teach 3 courses/semester, primarily in writing for half-hour & one hour scripted TV series & orig TV pilots. Send CV HERE (10/10) 

JOB OPENING: VP, GLOBAL DIGITAL ACCTS (AMAZON)/LA CA: The VP Global Digital Accounts is responsible for creating and driving revenue and profitability plans for selected digital accounts. Sales Representative, Services Apply: HERE (FFE0002006) (10/10) 

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, AD SALES/REELZ/Chicago: Exp’d ad sales professional w/outstanding relationships to lead sales effort in Chicago. Apply: careers@reelzchannel.com (10/9)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/FX NETWORKS/LA: Analyze ratings trajectory of FX Networks and key competitors. Service all FX Networks & partner on custom requests and ad hoc needs. 2 yrs. exp. http://bit.ly/143jbMF (10/9)

JOB OPENING: SR ANALYST AD SALES RSCH/NBC UNIVERSAL/NY: 1-3 yrs media rsrch exp, supp Sports & Olympics sales research, proficient w/research software, able to visually communicate insights. Click Here (10/9)

JOB OPENING: DIR PRGM, SERIES/Hallmark Channel/LA: Develop scripted series & current programs & oversee projects. 7+ yrs. exp. in prgmng at cable/brdcst co or prod co. Apply: www.hallmarkchannel.com/jobs (10/9)

JOB OPENING: SR TECH OPS DIR/CSI SPORTS/NY: Min 10 yrs TV Network exp. Resp. incl. overall workflow mgt, liaison to orig. facility/operator ops, tech & prod staff. Transmission/distribution exp req. Res/cvr to Rose: HERE (10/9)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES ASST/Sportsman Channel/WI: Provide support to Account Exes for Network Cable Commercial Spot Sales, maintain spot schedules, work with Traffic Dept. Strong Excel skills req’d. Agency/TV Sales exp helpful. Apply: www.thesportsmanchannel.com (10/5)

JOB OPENING: DIR NON-FICTION PRGM/Lifetime/NY: Develop & pilot new non-fiction programming & oversee current prods. 5+ yrs exp in prgmng at cable/brdcst co or prod co. Apply: www.aenetworks.com/career.html (10/5)

JOB OPENING: EXEC DIRECTOR/CINE/DC: Strategy, fundraising & oversight of film/TV awards & education nonprofit. 5+ years leadership exp in media, w/marketing exp pref’d. Resume to mtombers@cine.org (10/5)

JOB OPENING: DIR MKTG STRATEGY/Discovery Channel/MD: Innovator w/strategic 360 approach to ad cmpgns. Strong brand mgt/consumer mktg exp.Work w/rsrch to identify prtnrshps/manage mktg events. Exp. driving top TV brands. APPLY HERE (10/5) 

JOB OPENING: SENIOR AD SALES RESEARCH ANALYST/ESPN/NYC: 1-2 Yrs exp in media research. Candidate must have strong analytical and problem solving ability. Apply HERE (10/5)

JOB OPENING: UniRey-NY: TV AE’s, NYC-based: Needed to drive general market advertisers to new English Language network/Robert Rodriguez Net, EL REY. Min 2 yrs network/AE selling exp. Resumes to joann.rodriguez@univision.net (10/4)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION TEAM for Live Show, Secaucus, NJ: Veria Living is hiring: Exec. Producer, Producers, Asst. Producers, Director & Media Manager. 3-5 yrs exp. incl. live work. Resume & position sought to careers@veria.com (10/4)

JOB OPENING: ANCHORS for Live Show, NY Metro Area: Veria Living is seeking energetic, fun, friendly & compassionate hosts able to improvise & engage with audience. Resume, picture & show reel links to careers@veria.com (10/4)

JOB OPENING: DIR AFFIL MKTG/Vubiquity/LA, CA: Dvlp/maintain mktg relationships w/Cable & Telco customers. Exp pkg’g & promoting and driving use of VOD svc. Apply. HERE (10/2) 

JOB OPENING: ADMIN ASSISTANT/A+E Networks/NY: Provide support to two busy executives. Non-staff position. Full Info/Apply: http://www.aenetworks.com/careers (10/2)

JOB OPENING: CLIENT SOLUTIONS DIRECTOR/USA TODAY/NY: Seasoned leader to generate revenue through insight-lead integrated mark sol & strat dev w/strong dig background. 10+ yrs insight-lead media solutions w/ 5+ yrs mgmt exp req’d. Apply: HERE (10/2)


Cynopsis eReport Series: Demographic Viewing Patterns
Cynopsis Editors will take a look at the viewing patterns of various Demographics. Each of these Special eReports will uncover the Who, What and the Where – who these people are, what they are watching, where they are watching… and more!

OCT 16 // Millennials (sold out)
OCT 24 // Women (sold out)
OCT 31 // Kids, Tweens & Teens
NOV 13 // Hispanics
NOV 20 // Kids, Tweens & Teens

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brainstorm, resource and compose industry specific white papers and thought pieces
National Sales Solutions Manager

establish a strategic merchandising direction across brands/categories & key markets addressing optimal product flow, retail pricing, color strategy & sku investment
Private Label Merchandising Manager

maximize margin & sales by developing financially sound merchandising plans that support company goals for margin, sales and inventory turn
Senior Merchandising Manager

serve as a representative of Google before the White House, the Executive Branch and independent federal agencies
Public Policy and Government Affairs Counsel, Administration
Washington DC

build and foster relationships with global and regional operational client stakeholders and unlock incremental revenues through those relationships
Brand Building Manager

act as player/coach to lead team of digital media managers to drive campaign performance and act as primary liaison to senior leadership
Team Lead, Digital Media Management, Media Platforms Americas
NYC NY, Chicago IL, San Francisco CA

leading a team that provides methodologies, tools and oversight for business process design, manages business demand for IT services and achieves overall customer satisfaction
Sr Mgr IT Business Consulting
Hopkinson MA

lead the development and management of the Business Partner Program at EMC in support of all partner types (Distributors, Resellers, DMR’s, Service Providers and Alliance Partners ) for all Divisions
Sr Director Channel Marketing
Hopkinson MA

lead and manage day-to-day client relationship, including articulating our view on digital business philosophies
Senior Vice President/Group Account Director
Boston MA

manage day-to-day client relationship including articulating our view on digital business philosophies
Vice President/Group Account Director
Boston MA

enable client innovation teams – EE partners with clients to help them incubate, prototype and shepherd ideas though their organization
Creative Director
Atlanta GA

leading user research/fieldwork – Design Researchers must be prepared to plan and lead fieldwork to discover insights first-hand
VP, Design Strategy
San Francisco CA

develop and implement all retention marketing strategies and programs to meet or exceed revenue and engagement targets
Head of Retention Marketing
San Francisc
o CA

build and regularly update the company’s strategic plan, and meet regularly with executives to cascade down goals throughout the organization
Chief of Staff
San Francisco CA

directly manage department managers within a post-sales operations environment
Vice President of Media Operations
Evolve Media
Los Angeles CA

balance leader and senior contributor/hands-on team member roles within several agile product development teams responsible for development and expansion of high volume internet media, reporting and analytics, ad and video platform properties/products
Senior Manager, Software Engineering
Evolve Media
Los Angeles CA

support the Product Strategy and Product Planning activities
Sr. Director of Product Management, VOD Services
Sherman Oaks CA

effectively capture and communicate requirements, contributing to the definition of Product Release schedules
Enterprise Business Analyst, Workflows
Sherman Oaks CA

build and manage a world-class, distributed Product Marketing Team
VP, Product & Field Marketing
Redwood City CA

most likely to create a power point presentation to explain anything to anyone, including family members
Sr. Product Marketing Manager – Connected TV and Emerging Platforms
Redwood City CA


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Cynopsis Future TV Summit:
Content Innovation & Next Gen Advertising Models
October 17 | Grand Hyatt |NYC

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Gold Sponsor: ABC Family | Silver Sponsors: A+E & Rhythm
Participating Partners: BrightLine, NCC & TruthCo. | Media Partner: IAB


NBCUniversal Executive Vice President Lauren Zalaznick, who was instrumental in developing Bravo, is leaving the company after 12 years. Cesar Conde, who joined NBCUni this month as EVP, will assume many of Zalaznick’s responsibilities. She will remain a consultant with the company for the time being.

Recently promoted to President of Bravo and Oxygen, Frances Berwick announced a new management team, including Rod Aissa as SVP Development and Production at Oxygen, and Andy Cohen as EVP Development and Talent at Bravo.
Fox has named Jeni Mulein Vice President of Event Series. Movie vet Mulein was previously at Original Film.

Adam Neal was promoted to Vice President of Development at Shine America. Neal had been Executive Director of Unscripted Development.

LIN Media announced the retirement of Scott Blumenthal, Executive Vice President of Television, effective December 31, 2013, after 30 years with the company. Blumenthal will be replaced by Jay Howell, currently Vice President, Regional Television. 

Linda Bell Blue, Executive Producer of Entertainment Tonight, will leave the news magazine in September, 2014, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Blue Bell is in talks with CBS Television Distribution; her successor is expected to be E.T. Executive Producer DJ Petrero.

20th Century Fox has promoted Carolyn Cassidy to Vice President of Comedy Development and Steve Sicherman to Senior Vice President of Current Programming. Cassidy has been with 20th since 2009; Sicherman since 2001.

Erle Norton has been appointed Executive Producer of ABC News Digital. Norton had been Editorial Director of Reuters Digital Video.

Stacy Mandelberg has joined CBS as Vice President, focusing on limited series and event programming. She has been SVP at Von Zerneck/Sertner Films.

Klaus Zimmerman is exiting his position as co-CEO of French firm Atlantique Productions. Zimmerman told the Hollywood Reporter he was leaving to pursue other challenges.

Eric Shiu has been named Vice President, Marketing and Communications for Entertainment One Television. Prior to EOne, Shiu had marketing stints at Lionsgate, Warner Bros. and FX Networks.

Revolt TV announced a pair new hires. Whitney-Gayle Benta joins the net as Senior Vice President of Music and Talent. Benta was previously at MTV News. Inga Dyer has been named Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs. Dyer served as senior counsel for BET Networks.

Kim Martin is stepping out of her role as President and GM of WE tv, reports Deadline, moving into an advisory role at AMC Networks.

H2O Productions has tapped Philippe Stoltz to serve as Managing Director. Stoltz had been Executive Producer at Endemol France.

Elliott Chalkley is joining Zodiak Media as Vice President, Sales. Chalkley had been responsible for regional sales at BBC Worldwide.

Izzie Pick Ashcroft will join Ryan Seacrest Prods. as Vice President, Current, Unscripted Programming early next year. Pick Ashcroft is SVP, Programming Development and Production at BBC Worldwide Prods.

YES Network has promoted Daniel Guernsey to Senior Creative Director, On-Air Promotions. Guernsey had been Creative Director, On-Air Promotions since 2012.

CBS Corporation upped John Orlando to Executive Vice President of Government Affairs. Before joining CBS in 2006, Orlando had been head of the National Association of Broadcasters’ Government Relations department.

Steven Polster has been hired to serve as CEO of Rights Trade, signaling the company’s intention to become a big player in the online marketplace for film and television rights. Polster had been responsible for international licensing and distribution at Miramax.

A&E Networks UK appointed Christian Hoyer its Regional Director, Nordic Distribution. Hoyer had been Nordic Sales Director of Distribution for Discovery Networks Nordic.

Matt Sprouse was upped to Vice President of Jupiter Entertainment. Sprouse had been Executive in Charge.

Alex Hoehn-Saric will join Charter Communications as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs. Hoehn-Saric was a policy director for FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.

Kathryn Porter has been promoted to Vice President of Production at Hoff Productions. Porter joined Hoff in 2003 as Operations Manager.

CNN tapped Jay Shaylor to serve as Executive Producer of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Shaylor had been Senior Producer at Good Morning America.

Sundance Channel Global appointed Geraud Alazard its Vice President of Marketing. Previously, Alavard served as Managing Director at PureScreens in Paris.

Carla Sacks has joined creative content agency M3 Creative‘s New York team, to help to expand the company’s East Coast business.

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