11/11/20: Cynopsis Jobs



Seeking VP, Mktg for the Americas region, to design/implement an audience-led mktg/media strat to dev/enhance the commercial relationship between BBC Studios and its global strategic customers. Must have proven track record within a global Mktg envir, focusing on customer engagement and strong customer brand relationships.

Full info HERE (11/24)

Wednesday November 11, 2020

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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Responsible for developing marketing strategy aligned to business goals to effectively and efficiently launch and maintain key Wondery shows. Must have 3 years of podcast marketing experience. Full info HERE (11/24)

WONDERY/LOS ANGELES, CA: Responsible for developing and executing media strategy including planning, analyzing and optimizing media campaigns. Must have media-buying experience and a passion for podcasts, audio storytelling and entertainment content. Full info HERE (11/24)

Seeking VP, Mktg for the Americas region, to design/implement an audience-led mktg/media strat to dev/enhance the commercial relationship between BBC Studios and its global strategic customers. Must have proven track record within a global Mktg envir, focusing on customer engagement and strong customer brand relationships. Full info HERE (11/24)

A+E NETWORKS/NYC: SME within the Consumer Mktg & Media team. You will develop and manage owned media strategy for the LIFETIME/LMN brands. Partner with Planning, Digital Media and On-Air Scheduling teams. 7yrs exp managing Owned Media within an Entertainment firm with deep knowledge of entertainment landscape, including competitive set and non-linear platform. Full info HERE (11/20)

NICKELODEON/NY, NY: Hardworking, pro-active and inquisitive Mgr for a newly formed Brand Mktg and Strategy team at Nickelodeon. This role will aid in defining Nickelodeon’s brand mission/values as well as Mktg efforts across series, brand, platforms, emerging media and more. Min 5yrs exp in consumer strategy, digital, mktg or media. Full info HERE (11/19)

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME/REMOTE: Seeking motivated individual responsible for the creation of a WBHOF donor base that will increase donations through donor relationships, contributions, capital campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts. Proven track record with min 5yrs exp managing/forging relationships with multiple donor sources. Full info HERE (11/19)

JUMA ENTERTAINMENT/Remote: Looking for creative and highly motivated individual to access and clear videos for network prime time clip series. Must possess a love of TikTok, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and be able to navigate platforms. Full info HERE (11/18)

A+E NETWORKS/REMOTE: Skilled/detailed oriented Curation and/or Operations professional who is passionate and knowledgeable about digital media curation, metadata and dist of content to 3rd Party aggregators. You will Curate A+E owned media content using internal media asset management tool. Quick learner with a min 2 yrs’ exp in video media operations. Full info HERE (11/18)

NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED STATIONS & AFFILIATE RELATIONS/DALLAS-FORT WORTH: The Arthouse, NBCUniversal’s Owned Stations’/Telemundo Stations’ internal design team who supports newscasts is seeking a Sr. Designer with a broadcast design background, solid conceptual skills and 3D expertise. Min 4yrs exp, must be able to work on individual assign and team projects. Full info HERE (11/17)

JUKIN MEDIA/NEW YORK, NY:Seeking an individual who can combine creativity and strategy with a deep understanding of the digital media sales process. Must be able to work with clients, with a min of 2 yrs in advertising/media and a proven track record of building strong client relationships. Full info HERE (11/16)

BBC STUDIOS/LA, CA: Resp for managing sales/co-prod activity in the fiction genres, with clients across both TV/digital. Need to deliver against a stretching bus plan and budget, maximizing the BBC Studios Catalogue through licensing and co-producing programme rights in the US for TV/VOD. 5yrs exp in programme dist, with an understanding of the UK TV industry. Full info HERE (11/16)

Newsmax Media/NYC:
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 (11/15)

Newsmax Media/NYC:
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 (11/15)

Newsmax Media/NYC:
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 (11/14)

Newsmax Media/NYC:
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 (11/14)

DISCOVERY INC./NEW YORK, KNOXVILLE: Strong strategic & data-oriented individual to partner on new Magnolia Network & oversee research and performance analytics to optimize Magnolia’s linear & digital presence. 5+ yrs analytics exp req’d. Full info HERE (11/13)

JUMA ENTERTAINMENT/Remote: Looking for creative and highly motivated individual to access and clear videos for network prime time clip series. Must possess a love of TikTok, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and be able to navigate platforms. Full info HERE (11/13)

Newsmax Media/Washington D.C.: Seeking proven on-air reporter, in possession of an already-developed contact list, including many “who’s who” leaders in Congress, and related government agencies. Min 3yrs exp with outstanding writing/production skills. Full info HERE (11/12)

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS/STAMFORD, CT: Resp for accessing and leveraging internal/external data, as well as building models to support Charter’s various business grps (Programming Acquisition, Original Content, Spectrum Nets, Mktg, Product, etc.) on critical initiatives and decisions. Min 5 yrs exp in data modeling and analytics. Full info HERE (11/12)

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AT&T named William Kennard, former Chairman of the FCC, as Chairman of the Board, effective when current chair Randall Stephenson retires in January. Kennard has been a director at AT&T since 2014.

Jacqueline Parkes is stepping down as CMO of ViacomCBS’ Entertainment and Youth Group at the end of the year. In a note to staff, Parkes said, “I want to take this time to spend with my family and to assess what the next challenge is for me to take on.”

Giselle Ruiz has been named Head of Inclusion for WME. Ruiz was previously a global talent acquisition leader at TikTok.

Chris McCumber has been named President of Blumhouse Television. McCumber left his NBCU position as President, Entertainment Networks – USA Network & Syfy in September. Jeremy Gold, who has been President of Blumhouse TV, will transition to President of Production.

Warner Bros. Television Group President and CMO Lisa Gregorian is leaving at year’s end. Karen Miller, EVP Creative Services, will take on some of Gregorian’s duties. “Lisa shared that she feels this is the right time for her to leave Warner Bros., her professional home for more than 30 years,” said Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO, WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group. “She’s had an incredible career here and has been responsible for some of the industry’s most creative, most innovative marketing activations … I thank her for her dedication and contributions to the company and wish her the very best in what I know will be an exciting next chapter.”

In the wake of last week’s announcement that ESPN will shed 500 jobs, comes word that Connor Schell, EVP of Content is leaving the sports net in January, and creating his own production company, with ESPN as his first client. Jodi Markley, EVP of Content Operations & Creative Services, will retire in April. A new team, reporting to Disney ESPN and Sports Content Chairman Jimmy Pitaro, will include SVP Rob King, who will oversee ESPN’s journalistic direction; Tina Thoronton, who will lead content operations as SVP; and EVP of Programming and Original Content Burke Magnus, who will add oversight of ESPN and ESPN+ original content development and scheduling to his purview.

Kevin Mayer, who ran Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International unit before jumping to TikTok for a short stint as CEO, has joined investment company Access Industries as a senior media advisor.

Kubient announced that Ryan Adams has joined the company as SVP of Partnerships. Adams had been Head of Client Direct and Publisher Solutions in the East region at Centro.

Group Nine Media has named Fanta Camara as Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Camara most recently served as Human Resources Business Partner for Group Nine’s mobile news publisher, NowThis.

Javier Maynulet is stepping down as President and General Manager of WAPA Televisión, citing personal reasons. The company has named Jorge Hidalgo, an executive with 40 years of experience in the US Hispanic television industry, President and General Manager.

The Paley Center for Media announced additions to its Board of Trustees and Los Angeles Board of Governors. Joining the Paley Board of Trustees will be Jason Kilar, Chief Executive Officer, WarnerMedia; Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, NBCUniversal; Crystal McCrary, Producer, Director, and Author; and Mark Read, CEO, WPP. Joining the Paley Los Angeles Board of Governors will be Bela Bajaria, Vice President of Global TV, Netflix; Dan McDermott, President, Original Programming and Co-President, AMC Studios, AMC Networks Entertainment Group; Kirk McDonald, CEO North America, GroupM; Dawn Ostroff, Chief Content & Advertising Business Officer, Spotify; and Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.

Westbrook Studios tapped Sahara Bushue as SVP and Head of Unscripted Television. Bushue was previously SVP of Alternative Development & Current Programming and NBC.

Erin Underhill has been promoted to President of Universal Television, in the wake of Pearlena Igbokwe’s elevation to Chairman of Universal Studio Group. Underhill has been with NBCUniversal since 2000, most recently in the role of EVP, Drama Development since 2017.

DRIVE by DraftKings has appointed Meredith McPherron as its CEO and Managing Partner. Prior to joining DRIVE, McPherron served as a Venture Partner with Glasswing Ventures.

Lotame announced Eliza Nevers as its new SVP of Product. Previously, Nevers served as VP of Product for Verizon Media.

Brendan Gaul has been named Chief Content Officer for IPG Mediabrands’ new Mediabrands Content Studio. Gaul was formerly Global Chief Content Officer for Mediabrands’ UM unit, and head of UM Content Studios.

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