03/03/21: Cynopsis Jobs

 

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SCRIPTED SALES & CO-PRODUCTIONS
BBC AMERICA
LOS ANGELES CA

 

Managing sales and co-production activity with designated clients across both television and digital. Keep in constant contact with all key US buyers pitching upcoming programmes –for both TV and SVOD sales. 7+ years of experience at executive level within programming and/or distribution. In-depth understanding of the UK television industry, in particular the BBC.

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Wednesday March 3, 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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SENIOR MANAGER OF MARKETING OPERATIONS >>
ITVS/San Francisco: Optimize project management processes to create sustainable, scalable standards and best practices that improve cross-functional collaboration and long-range planning. Set, manage, and execute our audience development workflows. Identify, plan, and execute effective, “right-size” workflows. 5-7 years of professional experience in project management and communications required. Full info HERE (3/15)

MANAGER, DIGITAL CONTENT PROGRAMMING >>
FILMRISE/BROOKLYN NY:
Manage clients for various emerging OTT verticals including but not limited to US Hispanic and Latin American/Brazilian platforms. Coordinate delivery of new content and looking for new ways to optimize revenue. Experience working in international digital content programming/ sales; familiarity with various platforms and Spanish language fluency required. Full info HERE (3/14)

SALES ASSISTANT – NATIONAL >>
UPtv/NYC, NY:
Provide full support to all accounts for the Ad Sales team, assist Account Executives, Sales Planner and Pricing Inventory in managing day-to-day Ad sales responsibilities. Communicate daily with Traffic Department, and create and maintain quarterly flighting grid. B.A. in Communication or equivalent from a four-year college; prior experience a plus. Full info HERE (3/10)

INTEGRATED MARKETING MANAGER >>
REVOLT TV/LOS ANGELES:
Managing branded content projects, ensuring the flawless execution of sold concepts through to delivery across media platforms. Tracks projects through all phases; from requests through approvals and distribution. 3+ years in creative/digital project manager role at a related production house/agency. Full info HERE (3/12)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SCRIPTED SALES & CO-PRODUCTIONS >>
BBC AMERICA/LOS ANGELES CA:
Managing sales and co-production activity with designated clients across both television and digital. Keep in constant contact with all key US buyers pitching upcoming programmes –for both TV and SVOD sales. 7+ years of experience at executive level within programming and/or distribution. In-depth understanding of the UK television industry, in particular the BBC. Full info HERE (3/11)

LIMITED EXCEL SKILLS IMPACTING EFFICIENCY? >>
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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
>>
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 (3/5)

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 (3/5)

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 (3/5)

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 (3/4)

VP ORIGINAL SERIES DTC
>>
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 (3/4)

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EXECUTIVE MOVES

Kristy Chan has been tapped to serve as SVP, Marketing and Publicity, Unscripted Television for Warner Bros. Television. Chan is transitioning to WBTV from TBS, TNT, truTV, where she most recently served as VP, Publicity.

51 Minds Entertainment promoted Zachary Klein to EVP, Operations and Production. Klein most recently served as VP, Production at 51 Minds.

Tom Boland has been named Chief Marketing Officer of Studio 1 and LIT. A veteran WarnerMedia exec, Boland was Turner’s Vice President of Social Strategy and Solutions for Sports, News, and Entertainment.

Champlain Media has appointed Linda Stregger as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Champlain Media, Stregger\ worked in finance at CTV.

The Scripps National Spelling Bee has appointed J. Michael Durnil, Ph.D. as Executive Director. Dr. Durnil has more than 35 years of professional experience in leading teams and charting operations across nonprofit, educational and media-based organizations.

Jeff Licciardi has joined customer experience agency Definition 6 as SVP, Strategic Partnerships. Licciardi was previously SVP at Performics, a division of Publicis Groupe.

The E.W. Scripps Company has appointed Richard Steiner as Head of Digital for its national television networks business. Steiner joins Scripps after more than 20 years in key positions with WarnerMedia/Turner Broadcasting, where as SVP of Digital, he developed and launched FilmStruck.

THEMA America has named Carlos Brito Lavalle as General Manager for its Once Mexico cultural channel and its US international channel. Previously, Brito Lavalle served as Coordinator of Operations, and as Coordinator of the Aprende en Casa (Learn at Home) I and II program, as well as Head of Once México’s Acquisitions Division.

As part of an extensive restructure of its marketing department, Crown Media Family Networks expanded roles of three executives, and announced four promotions. Jennifer Lee-Temple, formerly SVP, Print, Video & Web Design, will serve in the augmented role of SVP, Brand Design. Danielle Mullin, SVP of Marketing, will become SVP of Brand Marketing & Ad Sales Marketing. The role of Lissa Grunfeld, previously VP of Design Production, has expanded to VP of Brand Production & Operations. Promotions within the marketing department, which has been renamed Crown Global Brand Group, include Michael Grover to VP of Brand Marketing; Leilani Gushiken to Senior Director of Brand Production; Joe Kordash to Senior Director of Brand Motion Graphics; and Lyn Smith to Senior Director of Brand Editing.

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