02/21/21: Cynopsis Jobs

 

COUNSEL, BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS
MLB NETWORK
SECAUSUS, NJ

 

Strong knowledge and understanding of legal and business issues related to media, strong negotiation and drafting skills and a solid understanding of business issues. Draft and/or negotiate a wide variety of agreements and contract summary/tracking/management. A minimum of two years of legal experience in a media and/or entertainment transactional environment either in-house or with a law firm is required.

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Sunday February 21, 2021

Univision received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, and was named a “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ persons. The Corporate Equality Index evaluates corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. While 767 major U.S. businesses earned a score of 100 percent, only 19 are in the entertainment and digital media space.

“We are honored to be recognized by the HRC for the fourth consecutive year for our continued commitment to our LGBTQ+ employees and LGBTQ+ members of our Hispanic community,” said Margaret Lazo, Chief Human Resources Officer, Univision. “We proudly champion the LGBTQ+ community at Univision, from the policies and benefits we have in place for employees to our community and corporate social responsibility efforts and our dedicated employee resource group, Orgullo|Pride, which empowers LGBTQ+ employees, further fosters equity and inclusion, and ensures a safe and inviting workplace for all.”

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COUNSEL, BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS
MLB NETWORK
SECAUSUS, NJ

Strong knowledge and understanding of legal and business issues related to media, strong negotiation and drafting skills and a solid understanding of business issues. Draft and/or negotiate a wide variety of agreements and contract summary/tracking/management. A minimum of two years of legal experience in a media and/or entertainment transactional environment either in-house or with a law firm is required. Full info HERE (3/7)

VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL MANAGER >>
NEXSTAR INC., KRON4-MYNETWORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Leading broadcast operational teams with sales-driven organizations, developing locally originated content, and commitment to community service. Track record of high performance in developing revenue across multiple platforms. Minimum of five years of general management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets required. Full info HERE (3/7)

COMMUNITY MANAGER
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JUKIN MEDIA/LOS ANGELES:
Set overall community strategy as it relates to supporting brand initiatives, structure implementation of community-facing strategy across FailArmy, communicate on behalf of the brand across multiple channels. Min 3 yrs experience in brand communications, strong expertise in and a passion for current and emerging social and OTT platforms. Full info HERE (3/6)

DIRECTOR, CURRENT PROGRAMMING >>
JUKIN MEDIA/LOS ANGELES:
Responsible for overseeing, guiding and elevating all programming for each of the Streaming TV channels, Works with VP Streaming to establish long-term creative programming strategy to achieve business unit KPIs. Plan and budget to help develop, help commission, and acquire programming for Jukin streaming channels. 7+ years in creative production for digital/streaming/television required. Full info HERE (3/6)

DIGITAL MANAGING DIRECTOR >>
SPECTRUM NETWORKS/NYC:
Lead the talented and resourceful journalists, manage digital teams in multiple locations and editorial content; encourage innovation and unique story telling techniques. Impeccable integrity and ability to support our writers and editors in making tough journalistic calls in fast-moving news cycles. Full info HERE (3/6)

SENIOR MANAGER, NEWS & CONTENT >>
SPECTRUM NETWORKS/NYC:
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience, ability to oversee production of Live Newscasts. Drive integration and collaboration with other managers to achieve station goals. Work closely with other managers to determine daily scope of coverage. Full info HERE (3/6)

MANAGER, PROGRAM & CONTENT STRATEGY >>
CNN/NYC OR REMOTE:
Creates schedules/rollout plans for series/films, live news, and special events on CNN & HLN. Manages inventory and evaluates performance to optimize usage. TV Programming exp, 5+ yrs. Can project manage/multi-task. Must know current events. Full info/apply HERE (3/6)

DIRECTOR OF PRIME TIME TELEVISION
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THE JIM HENSON COMPANY/ HOLLYWOOD: Responsible for building out relationships with writers, directors, agents, managers, and talent in the prime-time arena, identifying new projects and talent in both comedy and drama for live-action and animation, and will oversee development of series to pitch A background in prime time television required and demonstrated knowledge of television development and production processes a must. Full info HERE (3/6)

VP of GAMING and ESPORTS >>
GRAVITY ROAD/NYC:
Gravity Road is a creative company bringing together marketing, entertainment, and technology to create things people want to spend time with. We are looking for someone that is a commercially minded gamer, a strategic thinker and a proactive doer to join as our VP Gaming and Esports. Full info HERE (3/6)

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR >>
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 (3/6)

VIDEO ENGINEER & ROBOTIC CAMERA OPERATOR >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY:
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 (3/6)

FEEDS MANAGER >>
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 (3/6)

GFX Op >>
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 (3/6)

AUDIO TECHNICIAN >>
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 (3/6)

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY:
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 (3/6)

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY:
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 (3/6)

SENIOR LINE PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY:
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 (3/6)

PRODUCER >>
NEWSMAX MEDIA/NY, NY:
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 (3/6)

GENERAL SALES MANAGER >>
NEXSTAR/WPIX-TV/NYC: Proven performance record of revenue and share growth, new business development and innovative solution-based selling. Non-traditional revenue development along with best-in-class client services and unparalleled client relationships a must. Minimum of five years of sales management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets required. Full info HERE (2/28)

OTT PLATFORMS EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT
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CASTIFY/REMOTE:
Castify.ai, a global leader in CTV content distribution, allows video content owners to publish & monetize their content as a native app or channel, across multiple CTV and OTT platforms, is looking for a well-connected media consultant who can liaise with OTT and CTV distribution partners. The consultant will have the primary responsibility to extend the reach and lead the relationships with our OTT and CTV partners. Full info HERE (2/28)

SENIOR DIRECTOR, CONTENT ACQUISITIONS >>
FILMRISE/NYC or LA:
Develop licensing and distribution partnership opportunities; Oversee company’s existing servicing partnerships business and identify new prospective partners. Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in an acquisitions, sales, or business development role at a film or television company. Candidate should have existing network of content relationships across the industry. Full info HERE (2/28)

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS >>
FILMRISE/NYC: Support our IT team and manage our digital assets. We are looking for someone extremely detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Previous experience with digital asset coordination is preferred, working knowledge of Premiere Pro required. Full info HERE (2/27)

VP ORIGINAL SERIES DTC
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discovery+/LA:
This D+ Original Content role will serve as a key member of the DTC Content Team, driving original content strategy and execution for discovery+. Must have at least 2 years streaming experience, excellent analytical skills, strong creative judgement, and be a great collaborator. Full info HERE (2/27)

LINE PRODUCER >>
JV PRODUCTIONS/REMOTE:
Experienced PM or Line Producer needed to help command the production process for a new unscripted Reno & Build Series. You’ll manage logistics, balance vision with time & money, and strategize with others to ensure an efficient, fun, safe and high-quality production. Full info HERE (2/27)

SENIOR COUNSEL >>
FILMRISE/NYC or LA:
Looking for New York or California bar member for drafting and negotiating content acquisition and distribution agreements, television contracts, releases, agreements with streaming platforms, software licenses, vendor agreements and NDAs. Must possess solid understanding of digital streaming platforms and contracts, and substantive knowledge of contract law principles. Full info HERE (2/26)

COORDINATOR, SOCIAL MEDIA
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MEDIA CROWN FAMILY NETWORKS/STUDIO CITY CA:
Will support Social Marketing initiatives through creating and gathering compelling content, assets, and graphics for all segments and platforms of our Social Media presence. Responsible for writing post/tweet copy to go with created assets, scheduling content, and making sure all assets are up to date. Liaise with other internal departments and agencies on all trafficking of assets, media buys, and fulfillment of giveaways. 1-2 years of experience in entertainment. Full info HERE (2/26)

MANAGER, LOCAL SALES >>
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP/INDIANAPOLIS:
Development of new business and achievement of revenue goals. Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion, and termination of account executives and sales assistants. 3-5 years of television sales management experience is preferred. 5+ years television sales experience mandatory. Full info HERE (2/26)

DIRECTOR OF BRAND PARTNERSHIPS
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TEAM WHISTLE/NYC/REMOTE: Win Revenue– prospect, connect with, and secure partnership from agency-led and client-direct branded partners. Educate the media market on the Team Whistle product line and generate revenue via selling video, branded content, and white-label solutions. Experience selling branded content, familiarity within the larger sports/entertainment media landscape, and 5+ years partnering with ad agencies and clients directly required. Full info HERE (2/25)

NEWS DIRECTOR >>
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP – KTLA/LOS ANGELES:
Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production), plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department. Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience required. Full info HERE (2/25)

MANAGER, A&E STRATEGIST, SHORT FORM MONETIZATION
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A+E NETWORKS/NYC:
Digital content strategist to drive distribution and revenue for video content across key digital platforms, primarily A&E’s YouTube Channel. Strong project manager who will leverage data to drive decision making. 3-5 years’ experience working with digital video strategies at the brand/publishing level. Full info HERE (2/24)

SENIOR TALENT BOOKER
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THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA/NYC:
Procure talent – research, invite and secure the highest-level speakers/panelists and moderators; book and produce unique and influential programs. 10+ years of programming experience securing high profile talent for industry, entertainment, sports and media programs and other special events on time and within budget. Full info HERE (2/24)

SENIOR DIRECTOR, DATA SCIENCE >>
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 (2/23)

SALES PLANNER >>
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 (2/23)

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EXECUTIVE MOVES

Jeff Meier has been named Head of Programming for Crackle Plus networks. Meier comes from Sony Pictures, where he was General Manager and SVP of Programming.

Discovery, Inc. announced that Patrizio “Pato” Spagnoletto will join the company as Global Chief Marketing Officer, Discovery Direct-to-Consumer. Spagnoletto most recently served as Head of Marketing for Hulu.

Gena McCarthy has stepped down as Head of Programming for Lifetime unscripted and fyi. “It’s been a true pleasure serving as a teammate and team leader in two successful chapters of the Lifetime story,” said McCarthy. “

B/HI, a new division of 42West, announced the promotions of Nicole Yavasile and Jonah Keel, from Senior Directors to Vice Presidents.

TuneIn named Paul Brody as Chief Technology Officer; Rob Deichert as Chief Revenue Officer; and Joe King as Chief Product Officer. Yasmin Coffey has been elevated to Chief Legal Officer.

Carlos W. Williams has been elevated to the newly-created position of EVP, Business Affairs and Operations for 20th Television and Freeform. Williams had been EVP, Business Operations, Touchstone Television.

Miranda Higham has joined WarnerMedia as SVP and Head of Communications, International. Higham was most recently SVP of Corporate Communications for 21st Century Fox.

Kim Howitt has been named Senior Creative Executive for WarnerMedia Kids & Family. Previously, Howitt served as Head of Development for HMH Productions.

Cinedigm Corp has named Daniel Schneider SVP of Revenue, and Eric Rowe Director of Programming. Previously, Schneider was VP of Business Development for Cheddar, and Rowe was Director of Content Strategy at Sony US Networks.

The E.W. Scripps Company announced the appointments of Andrew Rosner as Head of News and Unscripted Networks Programming; Sophia Karteris Kelley as Head of Program Acquisitions; and Rich Davis as Head of Digital Programming.

Unruly appointed John Rogers as VP of Business Development. Rogers was formerly a VP at Amobee.

Rich Boehne has notified the board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company that he will step down as chairman and retire from the board when his term expires on May 3. Kim Williams will succeed Boehne as chair of the board.

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