Director Television Job Description Sample
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FOX News is committed to delivering news as it happens, 24/7. We love what we do and we're looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals. Joining the number one cable news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their news and information.
We are looking for a Director to join our Fox News family. As the Director you will plan and direct live and live-to-tape news programs and special events. You will also work closely with producers to grow and develop show concepts. You are an integral part of the number one cable news network in America.
A snapshot of your responsibilities:
Plan and direct live and live-to-tape news programs and special events
Consult the producing team to improve the overall quality of the show
You will work with the control room team to execute a high quality show
You will be an important part of building out all new shows and studios for the network which includes planning, blocking and launching
You have 5+ years' experience directing live television news & specials
You thrive is a fast paced, breaking news control room environment and can anticipate the needs of the editorial team in order to execute effectively
You can work seamlessly with producers, talent, and technical staff
Must have good instincts, creative ideas, strong visual ability and understand when to take risks
You are a leader and have exceptional ability to stay calm under intense and constant pressure
Strong analytical and technical skills
Must be flexible and able to work all shifts in a 24-hour breaking news environment
Thrive in a highly competitive environment and want to always win
You are a "news-junkie" with a solid knowledge of current events and news of the day.
Technical director skills a plus but not required
Demo reel should be available upon request
Associate Finance Manager, Television Participations
This person is responsible for designing, preparing, analyzing and issuing participation accounting statements to producers, directors, writers, investors and talent based on contractual reporting obligations for various Fox produced and distributed television products. Assist the Executive Director in handling third party participation audits.
Assist the Executive Director with research of audit queries and analysis of audit claims.
Meticulous initial review of participation statements prepared by the accounting staff.
Assist statement preparers in their duties by providing instruction and feedback on procedures/processes.
Manage workflow of statement preparation process from initial review to issuance of payment in order to ensure reporting deadlines are met.
Set up first time statements based on approved templates and/or review them for completeness of formulas and data linking.
Prepare complex statements, as needed.
Perform ad hoc analysis and other related accounting duties, as required.
Coordinator, Indies Television
We are seeking an experienced Coordinator, Content Acquisition who will provide support to the Content Acquisition team, with particular focus on sci-fi.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, quick-thinking, flexible, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail. This is a demanding and fast-paced role with growth potential that requires curiosity and significant initiative. S/he will report to the Director of Content Acquisition
Arkansas Educational Television Network- Chief Content Officer
Arkansas Educational Television Network is the statewide PBS provider for Arkansas. For more than 50 years, AETN has served all Arkansans with local storytelling, public affairs programming, educational resources for educators and learners, and PBS programming for all ages. We are a media company that understands user viewing habits are changing. Under fresh leadership, the organization has embarked on a reinvention and reimagining of itself for the 21st Century, and will invest in strategies for digital media with local content partners, VOD distribution, audience development and community engagement as well as Increased revenue through online fundraising and philanthropic giving. We know how important it is to listen and engage audiences through events, advisory groups, and research.
At the centerpiece of AETN's work is a significant education effort, ArkansasIDEAS Learning Media System, providing digital on-demand professional development training for more than 45,000 Arkansas teachers.
AETN is committed to a culture of excellence focused around telling local stories to Arkansans and to the world, through broadcast television, social media, on-demand streaming, over-the-top devices, and other future platforms yet to emerge.
Chief Content Officer:
The Senior Director and Chief Content Officer will be the leader of development, creation, and marketing of all content projects at a consistently evolving, community-centric public media organization. This leader is an integral, valued member of the CEO/ Executive Director's Senior Leadership Team, and is responsible first and foremost for ensuring that the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has the content needed to make the network a strong, viable, and relevant content distribution service for viewers, AETN members, and other stakeholders. This individual will provide strategic and business leadership and editorial vision for AETN content, marketing, engagement, programming, and production services. This position oversees all content initiatives, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats to drive growth in AETN's viewership and membership.
Creating content and audience development strategies
Responsible for AETN's on-air look and feel
Refresh and maintain AETN's existing local productions
Supervise program scheduling of AETN's main broadcast channel
Program AETN's video on demand channel on the PBS digital platforms
Develop and create original local content
Oversee national production projects with PBS and other partners
Oversee the AETN brand, marketing plans, and on-air promotions
Increase audience engagement using PBS and AETN content
Build infrastructure to communicate directly with viewers and supporters
Develop relationship with the creative community in Arkansas and beyond
Lead the production changes required to deliver AETN content on emerging digital and on-demand platforms
Develop digital-first and digital-only videos and series
Work with partners to distribute AETN's content beyond Arkansas
A minimum of 10 years in television/documentary production or similar content creation is required. Other experience preferred:
Five years' experience managing a staff of professionals across multiple disciplines
Five years' experience working with brands and digital marketing
Five years' experience developing content strategies
Experience developing new audiences through content
Experience successfully steering large-scale projects with budget responsibility
Experience operationalizing emerging digital trends and technologies
Experience engaging and building audiences through content
Experience developing and launching third-party productions
MINIMUM EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:
A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Communications, Broadcast, Television, Film or related field
Graduate degree strongly preferred
Some emphasis in business education is a plus
OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS:
A high-energy thought leader who is comfortable with new opportunities and can anticipate and lead new initiatives.
Attention to detail and pride in high-quality execution of projects.
Possesses an appreciation for the mission and history of public media, but has an excitement and understanding of where media is heading.
Ability to build direct and deep relationships with the audience.
A deep understanding of where marketing and engagement are going.
Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization, with a complex network of internal/national and external/local relationships.
Ability to work collaboratively across the organization, gaining buy-in and bringing people together to achieve goals.
A proven track record of collaborating across departments, with peers and with colleagues/stakeholders outside of the organization.
Demonstrated capacity to juggle multiple projects.
Superior oral and written communication.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment.
Ability to develop plans, capture and analyze data, summarize findings and implement actions.
Do you enjoy analyzing commercials when they come on the TV? Do you dream of one day making your own commercial? Then the position of Television Producer/ Editor with HOM Furniture may be just the job for you!! This position reports to the Executive Director of Marketing and will be responsible for the non-linear editing of broadcast-quality video content and the creation of motion graphics for a multi-branded furniture retail company that are on-brand, on-strategy and represent multiple company goals and objectives. The individual will also be responsible for the delivery of video in a variety of television, new media and other formats.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. QUALIFICATIONS: HS Diploma or GED5+ years "hands" on video production experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or higher Retail experience Digital - Interactive marketing experience Multiple brand experience Agency experience preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following).
Development and management of branding and creative marketing of multi-branded furniture retail entities.
Producing assets for video production including: shooting video, creating motion graphics, writing script, and audio production.
Editing final promotions for commercial production, training videos, and corporate video
Development of Creative concepts and branding strategies.
Exceptional artistic, design and computer skills
Extensive knowledge in After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Premiere
Familiarity with various studio broadcast equipment including cameras, lighting, and audio setups.
Ability to manage time properly to ensure deadlines are met Flexible and adaptable to change.
Positive attitude working collaboratively with team members
Ability to influence & work cross functionally.
Flexibility in work schedule to meet business needs and broadcast deadlines
Minimal Air and ground travel may be required from time to time to visit company outlets, networking with dealers or attending trade shows.
Other duties may be assigned.
Education and/or Experience
Requires skills to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Need to be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Demonstrate the ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in written format.
Mathematical aptitude to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to compute rate, ratio, and percent as well as draw and interpret bar graphs. Experience working with spreadsheets or documents that involve formulas requested.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for sustained periods of time, move about on foot to accomplish tasks, use spoken word to communicate, and perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
The employee is occasionally required to sit or remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time; use hands to handle or feel objects with either the entire hand or fingers, including typing. Reach with hands and arms in any direction, ascend and descend ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Stooping by bending downward and forward by bending at the waist, kneeling or bending at the knees to come to a rest on knee or knees, crouching by bending the body downward and forward, or crawling by moving about on hands or hands and feet. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data or figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, and using measurement devices.
Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Television Audio Engineer
Morningside Church is currently seeking a Television Audio Engineer.
Assist the Production Director in overseeing house audio, broadcast feed, and post audio.
Manage and operate control room audio console and mix broadcast feed for studio and location programs.
Coordinate & lead set-up and teardown for events and broadcast shows.
Play significant role in strategic planning of audio equipment for events and television shows.
Attend band rehearsals and creative meetings, as required.
Work closely with singers and band members.
Continue to improve overall sound quality.
Have an overall understanding of video,music, set design, and safety protocols.
Oversee quality control of post and correct mistakes as needed.
Keep audio department inventory updated, order gear as needed, and stay up to speed with the latest equipment.
Teach PA's and media interns
4+ years experience as a Broadcast / Studio Engineer including previous experience
Excellent skills with programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud; Premier, Audition, Protocols 12.
Knowledge in audio boards, sound equipment and
Strong technical project management fundamentals, technical program management
Outstanding organizational skills with an immaculate attention to detail
Must have the ability to endure long periods of sitting and standing
Experience: 5 years of sound broadcast engineer. Mixing audio for control rooms, trucks, and ENG productions. Experience in live productions preferred
Research Analyst, Telemundo Owned Television Stations
This is an opportunity to learn and grow in an exciting, evolving research environment. The role will be responsible for the day-to-day management & analysis of audience ratings and consumer behavior data to demonstrate the power of the Hispanic consumer and how they can be reached effectively using the assets of the Telemundo Station Group.
Analyze and interpret ratings data across the Telemundo Station Group to support our sales organization.
Create and maintain station sales estimates based on Nielsen ratings.
Maintain core research reference documents for the station group and national sales organization.
Support Sales team in the development of presentations to engage advertisers and their agencies of the importance of reaching the Hispanic consumer in today's marketplace.
Estimate the performance of new programming, sports and special properties across markets.
At least two year experience in media research, advertising, or in a media outlet
Experience with creating and maintaining station sales estimates (in a system such as Wide Orbit/One Domain, Donovan or Strata).
Strong analytical skills, able to analyze qualitative and quantitative data with client needs in mind.
Experience supporting local TV stations' National sales efforts.
Excellent computer skills, particularly PowerPoint and Excel.
Strong writing and presentation skills.
Familiarity with Nielsen ratings (including applicable software) and other syndicated media research sources such as Scarborough, Simmons, Kantar, and POLK Automotive.
Highly proficient in spoken and written English (Spanish proficiency a plus)
Knowledge of International soccer a plus.
Highly organized and detail oriented, with ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with Management and Sales staff.
Interest in the media industry and passionate about the consumer.
Curious, creative, confident; a proactive thinker.
Vp/Svp - Television Business And Legal Affairs Executive
Vice President or Senior Vice President, Television Business and Legal Affairs Executive
Analyze deal opportunities and formulate business strategies with respect to various scripted television development and production matters.
Structure, negotiate and draft a high volume of scripted development and production agreements, including license agreements, executive producer agreements, writer agreements, director agreements, rights agreements and talent/test option agreements.
Oversee production legal for various productions, working with a broad range of in-house personnel (e.g., creative, production, etc.).
Develop and suggest policies and parameters in connection with various business practices.
Advise senior management in connection with deal strategies and complex business and legal matters.
Maintain relationships with key agencies, managers, and attorneys in the entertainment community.
7+ years prior experience at an entertainment law firm and/or major media entertainment company with substantial experience in scripted television development and production.
Extensive and in-depth knowledge of negotiating and documenting entertainment scripted transactions with an ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.
Must be detailed oriented and possess superior negotiation, drafting, organizational and time management skills.
Solid working knowledge of guild and union issues and various entertainment industry customs and practices.
Previously established relationships with key agencies, managers, and attorneys in the entertainment community.
Must have a cooperative, positive, team-oriented approach.
Ability to develop highly effective and productive working relationships with senior company executives.
Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and succinct manner both verbally and in writing.
JD degree from top tier law school.
Admission to the California State Bar.
Sales And Traffic Operations Trainer, CBS Television Stations
Sales and Traffic Operations Trainer, CBS Television Stations
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Riverside, NJ
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft.
Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV's satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
DESCRIPTION: CBS Television Stations believes business and employee success are rooted with proper training. The Riverside Operations Center has an immediate opening for a Sales and Traffic Operations Trainer to work with the traffic and sales teams to provide instructions on software used in our business operations.
Responsibilities include developing and delivering training program to support sales and traffic team. Plan, prepare and research lessons, organize and promote courses, create and maintain training library using different mediums.
QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree is preferred.
Prior experience as a post-secondary or workplace trainer/instructor is also preferred along with broadcast experience. Wide Orbit experience a plus.
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels are essential. Strong organizational, planning, and motivational skills are desired.
Ability to quickly set up and use audiovisual equipment is a plus, though not required. Knowledge of, experience with educational, presentation software is necessary. Experience with PowerPoint.
Ability to communicate orally with software designers/vendors, IT management, and software users (esp. nontechnical users) is crucial. Regular use of phone and email for communication is essential.
Travel less than 10% of time
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Sr. Financial Analyst, International Television Distribution
What part will you play?
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. seeks a Sr. Financial Analyst, International Television Distribution for the EFS Global TV, Theatrical, Consumer Products, DC Entertainment department. Plans and executes day-to-day general accounting activities and processes which includes management of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider deliverables for the designated Business Unit/Territory. Provide direction and guidance to the BPO organization and use discretion in managing a tight close calendar to ensure all work is correct and on-time. Position may involve international travel and require the role to work independently in making decisions while abroad with little to no supervision. Duties include general ledger stewardship, review/approve financial statements and ensuring all business objectives are met. In addition, must provide guidance and make decisions in the areas of financial accruals, cash flow impact, internal controls and assessment of consolidated results. Provide the highest level of customer service to the end user business unit and/or international finance executives who rely on the accuracy and timeliness of the information provided. Interact with various Warner Bros finance staff and decide how best to ensure business dependencies are being satisfied.
Analyze & approve actual results for the quarter/month end closing process:
Use discretion in managing a tight close calendar to ensure all work is correct and on time; prioritize daily close checklist tasks to be performed by the BPO, ensure they are done timely and immediately identify and resolve issues or delays.
Applies judgment, expertise & approval on journal entries that impact the Company's financial statements to Time Warner, decide balance sheet classifications, determine contingent liability assessment/disclosure and asset impairment testing.
Identify, investigate and resolve irregular items and prepare adjusting journal entries as required.
In-depth knowledge of accounting rules to properly interpret and determine applicable accounting treatment.
Approve any necessary overhead accruals, sub-cash analysis and entries as deemed to be necessary.
Prepare P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Reporting Packages
Prepare and review balance sheet fluctuations, supplemental schedules and related party disclosures.
Perform variance analysis on results comparing actual operating performance to plan and prior year on a month-to-date, quarter-to-date and year-to-date basis.
Provide support for footnote disclosures and legal services accruals.
Prepare and determine the consolidation of financial statements for Enterprise Financial Services ("EFS") & Business Unit use.
Manage and resolve by-title reporting issues with BPO including any root cause analysis and resolution implementation.
Work closely with internal TW auditors and external E&Y auditors as needed.
General ledger maintenance and stewardship:
Guarantee completeness and accuracy of GL activity; review and analyze trial balance to determine if adjustments are necessary.
Approve inter-company activity reconciliations and provide recommendations to ensure any discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner.
Review/ensure all BPO/EFS owned GL account reconciliations are performed and are accurate and complete. Record adjustments where deemed necessary.
Prepare and record transfer pricing and master use royalty entries with minimal supervision.
Review system interface reconciliation reports prepared by the BPO and approve all data uploads of financial data to the divisional and corporate enterprise applications (SAP, BW).
Perform reconciliations and research on variances between television production sub-systems to SAP.
Other closing related activities:
Lead meetings with Business Unit finance teams, including executives, and BPO team, both during and after close to understand and review performance and discuss how to further improve processes.
Identify, recommend and implement process improvements to drive efficiencies in the organization.
Research US GAAP as it relates to significant matters and provide accounting guidance to ensure compliance with US GAAP.
Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley cycle documentation, audit testing, identify areas of control risk and design and recommend mitigating control procedures.
What do we require from you?
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.
3+ years of experience working with accounting finance.
Must be proficient in Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
International travel as needed.
CPA or MBA preferred.
Previous "Big 4" accounting experience preferred.
Prior experience in shared service environment preferred.
SAP/Oracle knowledge preferred.
' aria-labelledby='lbl' >The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.
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