01/13/21: Cynopsis Jobs




Lead and manage a team of Data Scientists in the development of high-impact tools for ad hoc projects and on-going operational analytic platforms, partner with business leaders across NBCUniversal to identify, build, and implement capabilities to leverage advanced data science. Advanced Degree (PhD strongly preferred) with a specialization in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or other equivalent quantitative fields.

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Wednesday January 13, 2021

SCTE·ISBE, the cable industry’s association training organization, is launching a new learning management system. The LMS places increased focus on content, provides better data reporting and a more user-friendly interface, and supports innovative training methods. “We have always been focused on training and certifications for the cable industry, but this new platform makes the learner experience more engaging, more impactful and more about knowledge retention,” said Robin Fenton, VP, Membership and Learning Operations, SCTE·ISBE. “With a more robust and modern LMS, we are able to push forward with new developments in our learning and development strategies.”

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NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Directs, co-develops/delivers locally prod programs and PSA for nat and inter’l audiences. Also oversees prod crew that produces regular, special and live shows related to various political, historical and other appropriate topics. Min 3 yrs exp in directing Live television news, studio-based programming or similarly related professional media productions. Full info HERE (1/27)

Exp in configuring and setting up all broadcast studio cameras both manned and robotic for daily use. Maintains network-level camera blocking and composition. Monitors/adjusts video signals including cameras, monitors, playback sources, color correction equip/incoming feeds. Min 4 yrs exp. Full info HERE (1/27)

NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Resp for managing tech/logistical traffic supporting live news shows. Full knwldge of video and tech workflow throughout all locations. Provide tech guidance to help create better video workflows. Ensure all broadcast feeds are meeting specific tech quality standards. Min 3 yrs tech managing, or equivalent knwldge. 5 yrs in live TV prod. Full info HERE (1/27)

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NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Must be able to set up and play out all graphic elements which are included in pre-recorded or live programming. Mnge graphic content as it corresponds to live and pre-recorded programs. Satisfy all production req for live and pre-recorded programming under the supervision of the show’s director and technical operations mngmt. Min 3 yrs of exp in graphic and character generation, plus 1yr exp with Ross Xpression. Full info HERE (1/27)

NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY: Operate/executes audio mixing/creation for live and taped broadcasts, in the context of orig produced programs and PSAs. Collaborate with News depart and prod crew that produce regular, special and live shows. Generate timely and pertinent broadcast material. Min 2 yrs exp in graphic and character gen in television news, creative services, studio-based prog or related profession. Full info HERE (1/27)

Responsible for designing and building shows, managing show hosts and production team, identifying and integrating guests, overseeing and executing the production of key video & graphic elements. 3+ yrs EP exp or political news & talk programming. Full info HERE (1/27)

Write for fast paced news and opinion show. You are an exceptional storyteller with a command of political news and cultural trends. At least 3 years of national or large market local news experience. Full info HERE (1/27)

Responsible for the production and execution of live political news programming, and recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. 3+ yrs experience line producing. Full info HERE (1/27)

Responsible for the production of live news & talk show, and recorded video segments for television, and digital platforms. 3+ yrs in TV news and/or talk production. Full info HERE (1/27)

NBCUNIVERSAL/NYC: Lead and manage a team of Data Scientists in the development of high-impact tools for ad hoc projects and on-going operational analytic platforms, partner with business leaders across NBCUniversal to identify, build, and implement capabilities to leverage advanced data science. Advanced Degree (PhD strongly preferred) with a specialization in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or other equivalent quantitative fields. Full info HERE (1/25)

THE WEATHER GROUP/ATLANTA: Create effective sales positioning, develop a strategic plan to leverage research and insights. 8-10 years’ experience in TV, Digital and Social media ad sales research required. Full info HERE (1/21)

UPTV/NYC: Work with advertising agency contacts and other advertising sales personnel to ensure that administration aspects of accounts are in order, build, revise and maintain all sales proposals for AEs. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; at least 1+ years related cable experience preferred. Full info HERE (1/21)

A+E NETWORKS/NYC: Dynamic digital marketer to drive growth in A+E’s Digital business by acquiring OTT, mobile, and website video streamers for A&E, HISTORY and Lifetime brands. Leverage owned, earned, and paid marketing tactics. 5 years’ experience with direct response digital marketing. Full info HERE (1/21)

A+E NETWORKS/NYC: Critical role in media acquisition team as tech liaison for suppliers/production teams to intake content and shepherd through to air. Project leadership + Media Supply Chain tech exp (camera technology/NLE workflows/content acquisition/QC). Act as technical consultant on prod/post prod. workflows across all A+E formats-scripted/non-scripted/live/movies/episodic series. 4+ yrs hands-on technical exp.(Post-Prod Sup./Online/Finishing Prod. Full info HERE (1/20)

Concept, write, produce and execute best-in-class creative launch campaigns for Peacock Originals for use on all platforms. Minimum 7 years of experience in writing, producing and video editing, experience leading 360° Originals creative campaigns in television or entertainment and Expert in digital video file formats. Full info HERE (1/19)

Looking for a Data Engineer who will be directly responsible for developing efficient data ingestion processes and automated management; develop and operationalize of machine learning models; and building robust data platforms to enable scaling of our products. 4+ years’ experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data in a cluster-computing environment required or similar experience in academia. Full Info HERE (1/19)

THE JIM HENSON COMPANY/LA: Collect and track pertinent data and information from production, talent, and license contracts, assist with negotiating terms and conditions of contracts and draft initial contracts and revise as needed. Minimum of two years’ experience in a law firm, network, or studio. Experience with guild agreements and/or Paralegal training and certification a plus. Full info HERE (1/19)

Provide strategic legal counsel to Crown Media executives, on matters of the highest profile, impact, complexity or sensitivity and leads the attorney and legal specialist team members. Substantive experience handling and advising on entertainment network legal issues within a broadcast/cable/digital in-house environment is sought. HERE (1/18)

A+E NETWORKS/NYC: Ensure Ads are compliant with A+E’s policies and federal guidelines during content and advertising review. Liaise with internal Ad Sales executives and external Ad Agencies. 5+ years experience, preferably at a network working in Ad Standards & Practices/Commercial Clearance. Strong familiarity with rules including FDA, FTC and FCC regulations, indecency and trade libel. Full info HERE (1/17)

A+E NETWORKS/NYC: Creative point in print, promotion, and marketing from concept to development across A&E, History & Lifetime projects. Must be well versed in managing design principles for both print and digital deliverables. Demonstrated hands-on ability to create key art and design projects from conception to completion. Expert in Adobe Creative Suite software and industry standard programs and software. 5 years experience working for network, film or other entertainment outlets. Full info HERE (1/17)

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Lead analysis and insights for the newsroom to uncover trends and insights in key areas that influence NPR and Member station content and distribution strategy.
Senior Digital Analyst
Washington DC


Work among the leadership team of NPR to define our strategic approach as a publisher of internet news content and civic-minded storytelling.
Director Digital News
Washington DC


Work closely with the tech lead and senior systems architects to ensure that strategic objectives are met with the proposed architectural solutions for business needs.
Senior Software Engineer
Atlanta GA


you will be involved in all stages of product development, working with individuals from product management, and QA to help define, design, develop, and release the right products and features.
Senior Software Engineer – User Experience
Austin TX


Understand business and technical requirements and design enterprise-scale solutions that meet these requirements.
Software Engineering Manager
San Antonio TX


Ensure high levels of operational discipline and high availability for Scheduling and Playout systems.
Cloud Solution Architect

San Antonio TX

Design and develop Automation framework and scripts and python technologies and contribute in all phases of the development/testing lifecycle.
Senior Engineer – Automation
American Fork UT


Build rapid interactive prototypes for usability testing, stakeholder demos, and developer handoff.
Product Designer
Englewood CO


Lead and direct a team of designers to accomplish that end, according to the production schedule.
Art Director
Burbank CA


Develop and craft deal parameters and templates and forms.
Senior Counsel, Animation
Burbank CA


Help debug cleanup and fix artifacts in our final images to ensure they meet our high visual standards.
Technical Director, Rendering
Emeryville CA


Partner with artists and technologists to provide excellent software development and support for film production.
Senior Software Engineer (Graphics)
Emeryville CA


Draft and iterate on multiple solution proposals for a problem with storyboards, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes.
Senior Product Designer, Creator Services
Los Angeles CA


Develop a growth model and communication framework for educating stakeholders and evaluating opportunities.
Senior Product Manager, Creator Services
Los Angeles CA



Ernesto Mourelo, Hearst Television’s Senior Director, Digital Content, has been promoted to VP, Digital News. In his new role, Mourelo will continue to lead the digital strategy for the station group while also leading Hearst Television’s central news team.

Chris Macdonald has been tapped to serve as Chairman & CEO of McCann, and Harjot Singh has been promoted to Global Chief Strategy Officer. Macdonald was previously President, Advertising and Allied Brands for McCann, while Singh was Chief Strategy Office for McCann Worldgroup EMEA.

The E.W. Scripps Company appointed Tom Zappala as Head of Programming for its national television networks business, effective Jan. 25. Previously, Zappala served as EVP, Programming for Viacom Media Networks .

Shawna Thomas has been named executive producer of “CBS This Morning,” effective February 1. Most recently, Thomas served as a content development executive for Quibi, focused on short-form news programming.

BlissTek appointed Jeremy Deaner as CEO. Most recenty, Deaner was CEO of AmberFin.

Linda Thomas Brooks has been named CEO of PRSA, the professional organization serving the communications community. Thomas Brooks most recently was a consultant working with media, marketing and trade organizations.

Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Directors for ABLE Channel, the emerging streaming service devoted to original consumer healthcare programming. A former two-time Space Shuttle veteran, Dr. Harris made history in 1996 when he became the first African American to walk in space.

Detroit-based creative agency Doner announced the appointments of Julio Desir as SVP, Group Creative Director; Johana Olivera as VP Brand Leader; and Christina Gay as VP, Finance Director.

Tara Brown has been promoted to Senior Director of Media Relations at INSP Television Network. Brown joined INSP nine years ago and has “consistently moved the needle to position and promote the network,” said Melissa Thornton, VP of Corporate Communications.

Jason Klarman has been named President of streaming service Fox Nation, retaining his role as EVP of Marketing for Fox News Media. Klarman, part of the original team that launched Fox News Channel in 1996, rejoined Fox News Media in 2018.

Whip Media has appointed Sherry Brennan as EVP and GM of its licensing technology division. Brennan previously focused on the distribution of content at Fox Networks.

Jhamal Robinson has joined Netflix as VP of Production Management for the US and Canada. Robinson was most recently SVP of Production Management for Discovery Networks.

Univision announced changes to the executive leadership team: Pierluigi Gazzolo has been appointed to the newly created role of President of Univision Communications Inc. and Chief Transformation Officer; Luis Silberwasser has been appointed to the newly created role of President of the Univision Television Networks Group; and Donna Speciale has been named President of Advertising Sales and Marketing. Promotions include Friday Abernethy to EVP of Content Distribution and Partnerships; Adam Shippee to the newly created role of EVP, Corporate Development, Strategy and Transformation; and Amy Tenbrink to EVP & Associate General Counsel, Revenue/Business Development.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises appointed Ezequiel Fonseca Zas to the newly created role of SVP of revenue strategy and distribution, and Malu Carmona-Botana to the new position of VP of content monetization. Fonseca Zas was most recently GM of Streaming Platforms and SVP of Mobile Partnerships at ViacomCBS International; Carmona-Botana comes from A+E Networks, where she was Director of Content Distribution Strategy.

Nathan Brown has been named General Manager, Ellen Digital Ventures, a joint venture between Ellen DeGeneres and Warner Bros. Brown was co-founder and CEO of AR/VR content, research, at Tomorrow Never Knows.

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