Senior Content Producer

SportsNet

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 5+ years

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for producing compelling content, including but not limited to SNY’s Mets, Jets & UConn Pre and Post Game shows, news shows, breaking news and one-off specials.
  • Display strong news judgement and familiarity with New York market and be able to change ideas quickly and calmly as news warrants.
  • Determine the sequence and flow of the broadcast. Format material, execute graphics, and select most newsworthy video and sound bites. Take show from concept to completion.
  • Experience in the oversight & execution of the development as well as the live execution of shows as a backfill Coordinating Producer. Shift requires steady communication between departments & on-air talent as well as firm leadership qualities both in and out of the control room.
  • Write engaging opens and teases and accurate, interesting, and clear copy. Copy edit the scripts written by others.
  • In conjunction with both the Director, Content Creation & Coordinating Producer, plan guest appearances, reporter live shots, and specialty elements within shows.
  • Work with director to maximize rundowns through the overdrive system as well as creative uses of our studios. Find creative and compelling ways to present news using different graphics, monitors and other studio elements.
  • Communicate with the digital team to identify engaging web and social media content. Strong ability to produce content that appeals to all platforms a must
  • Work in concert with content coordinators & supervisors on the daily schedule of available content and the locations of our photographers and field reporters.
  • Prepare anchors & analysts for broadcast through constant communication and Pre & Post show meetings.
  • Train and supervise all newsroom staff including associate content producers and production assistants as needed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Ability to make priority decisions under extreme deadlines and keep pace with fast moving shows.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in iNEWS, Cloud UX, Avid Interplay and Slack preferred.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, effective communication skills and proven leadership both in and out of the control room.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV to be considered.
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples — if available, include a web address when you submit your resume.
  • It is company policy to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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