06/24/20: Cynopsis Jobs


Santa Monica

5+ yrs Help originate & develop show concepts. Contribute to show workshops. Identify cultural trends. Interact w/the prod community. Work on current productions in preproduction, in studio & during the post review process. Must have strong industry contacts and a love of game shows.

Full info HERE

Wednesday June 24, 2020

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Newsmax Media

Responsible for working with show hosts, preparing the rundown of new stories, identifying and integrating guests, overseeing and executing the prod of key video & graphic elements w/guidance from the EP. 3+ yrs EP exp or overseeing newscast production. Full info HERE (7/15)

Newsmax Media/NYC:
Responsible for the production of live newscasts, news shows and recorded video segments for TV & digital platforms. Strong understanding of Newsmax brand and talent. Strong writing & organizational skills req’d as is the ability to produce content under heavy deadline pressure. Full info HERE (7/15)

Ladders/NYC: Responsible for developing and executing new business opportunities. Sell digital inventory sponsorship to brands and advertisers (i.e. d aily newsletter, direct display, mobile and on-site). Min 10yrs exp; 5+yrs in a digital sales capacity. Full info HERE (7/15)

GSN/Santa Monica: 10+ yrs. Oversee day-to-day scheduling of channels. Mng linear & VOD closely ensuring brand integrity. Managing monthly content selection. Evaluating acquisitions for networks. Working w/content licensors & negotiating terms, deliverable, & windows. Full info HERE (7/10)

GSN/Santa Monica:
5+ yrs Help originate & develop show concepts. Contribute to show workshops. Identify cultural trends. Interact w/the prod community. Work on current productions in preproduction, in studio & during the post review process. Must have strong industry contacts and a love of game shows. Full info HERE (7/10)

GSN/Santa Monica: 1+ yrs. Schedule all promo elements under guidance. Perform data entry. Create tags and tune-in info. Execute log changes due to inventory changes. Coordination and revision of promo schedules. Attention to detail. Coordinate w/Ad Sales and Marketing on initiatives. Full info HERE (7/10)

Vice Media Group/Brooklyn NY:
Write and produce promos for VICE TV and all of its programming, including image spots, series trailers and cutdowns, episodic promos, tentpole/event promos, interstitials, brand spots. 5+ years of promo producing experience in a cable network. Full info HERE (7/10)

9 Story Media
Remote for now & eventually NYC office. Exp’d producer for an iconic, high profile preschool series that combines 2D, 3D and live action. 5+ yrs production exp, children’s content exp, animation req’d. Strong storytelling skills w/understanding of preschool audiences. Full info HERE (7/9)

Jersey City, NJ:
Lead/develop, and deploy enhancements to PointsBet’s growth marketing strategies including performance media, SEO, Conversion Rate Optimization, MarTech, and more. 10+ yrs of exp in relevant growth marketing roles, ideally for digital/app based product(s). Full info HERE (7/9)

RNN/Rye Brooke NY: Responsible for growing and managing its Diginet business across all of its TV stations. Minimum of 5 yrs exp in sales in the TV industry and experience in Diginet/multicast/D2 business required. Exp’d networking & establishing new relationships with key players at agencies and advertisers. BA deg Full info HERE (7/8)

Glass Entertainment Group/Philadelphia:
Story producer to help lead a new episodic podcast. You will be involved in episode dvlopmnt, rsrch, interview prep & prod episodes (both during actual record & in post). Background in storytelling & min 5yrs exp making audio, pref w/proven field reporting exp. Full info HERE (7/8)

AccuWeather/State College PA:
Produce compelling live video segments for the national network on a daily and as-needed schedule. Put together the rundown for each individual segment and work with a team. Entrepreneurial spirit & working knwldg of non-linear editing suites req’d. Full info HERE (7/8)

The 8th Annual Cynopsis Digital Awards
Entries Due AUG 11th.

The Cynopsis Digital Model D Awards is looking for: Innovators. Inspirers. Creators of all kinds. For the 8th year in a row, we celebrate those in online video content and advertising who are at the forefront of the industry, elevating it with their state-of-the-art contributions to branded content, technology, ad campaigns, and original content.



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Peter Faricy is stepping down as CEO, Global Direct-to-Consumer at Discovery Inc., a position he took in 2018. Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav said the decision came “after a few months of discussions.” Avi Saxena, Karen Leever and Lisa Holme will be promoted to take over his responsibilites.

Tiffany Lea Williams was named EVP, Unscripted Programming & Development at BET Networks. She previously served as the SVP of Unscripted Programming and Development at MTV.

The WNET Group has appointed Eugenia Harvey to the position of Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Harvey joined The WNET Group in 2018 as executive producer of Chasing the Dream: Poverty & Opportunity in America.

Frank J. Tanki has been named General Manager of AXS TV and HDNET Movies. Tanki, a former GM of TV Land and CMT, has been working with Anthem for several months on the growth plans and strategic direction for the channels.

Vuulr announced the appointment of BAFTA-winning producer Ben Lock as its Head of Enterprise Technology and Strategic Partnerships.

ViacomCBS has named Yolanda T. Cochran as SVP, Live-Action Long-Form Production, ViacomCBS Kids & Family, responsible for managing all aspects of live-action physical production for the Nickelodeon brands. Cochran joins the ViacomCBS Kids & Family Entertainment Group from Freeform, where she most recently served as VP of Production.

Glass Entertainment Group announced the promotions of Jon Hirsch to SVP of Current, Bart Makatche to SVP of Programming and Production, Ben Fetterman to VP of Business Development and Andrea Gunning to VP of Business Affairs and Podcast Development.

Josh Barstow has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer at OpenVault. Barstow had most recently been EVP of Corporate Strategy and Development.

Viamedia named Jim Loughran as SVP of Digital. Loughran was previously SVP, National Addressable, OTT and Digital Sales for Ampersand.

Andy Main has been named Global Chief Executive of Ogilvy, effective the end of July. Main was most recently Global Head of Deloitte Digital and a principal at Deloitte Consulting. Current CEO Johjn Seifert announced in April he is stepping down after 41 years with the company.

Yooli Ryoo was elevated to SVP, Broadcasting Standards and Practices at The CW. Ryoo had been VP of Broadcasting Standards and Practices since 2011.

MightyHive appointed Sayf Sharif as Senior Director of Data, North America. Sharif previously led analytics practices at LunaMetrics and Seer Interactive.

Cineflix Productions tapped David Casey to serve as Head of Current. Previously, he served as Executive Producer of Television and Digital Media at Coyote Peterson’s Wilderness Productions.

Peter Tripi was upped to to EVP of Affiliate Sales at Premiere Networks. In his new position, Tripi’s previous role as SVP of Affiliate Sales/Talk and Morning Shows will be expanded to include oversight of affiliate sales and affiliate marketing for all of Premiere’s talent.

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