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  • published Digital Production Assistant - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-24 11:21:54 -0700

    Digital Production Assistant - LA

    Company: Cartoon Network Studios
    Location: Burbank, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: High School
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: 

    • The DPA will scan and crop boards, build animatics for the editor, and conform and slug boards after animatic approval.
    • In addition to scanning and prep work, the DPA will also assist other members of the production staff with duties including: photocopying and distributing materials, updating the file systems, managing the art archives and the artwork database and assisting in the preparation of shipping materials overseas and distributing materials to the crew.
    • The DPA works directly under the LP and PC.
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  • published News Writer/Producer - SF in Job Listings 2020-09-24 11:16:01 -0700

    News Writer/Producer - SF

    Company: CBS Television Stations
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: KPIX -TV, based in San Francisco, is seeking a News Writer/Producer that can produce compelling, succinct, clear news scripts under tight deadlines. Write stories according to station policies, editorial style and rundown. Research and evaluate news stories and sources. Video edit stories on desktop server system. Assist in the producing of news segments and breaking news special reports. Produce newscasts as needed. Exercise sound news judgment and align with KPIX News editorial standards.

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  • published Market Editor, Vanity Fair - NY in Job Listings 2020-09-24 11:08:54 -0700

    Market Editor, Vanity Fair - NY

    Company: Condé Nast
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 3 years

    Job Description: The Market Editor is a member of the Fashion Network. They are responsible for overseeing the women’s ready-to-wear market for all editorial shoots, videos, celebrity dressing and special projects. They work with the Fashion Director on supporting these initiatives. 

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  • published Licensed TV & Film Publicist - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-24 11:01:28 -0700

    Licensed TV & Film Publicist - LA

    Company: Hulu
    Location: Santa Monica, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Hulu’s Licensed Publicity team is seeking a Publicist who will be an exceptional addition to our growing team. The Licensed TV & Film Publicist will be primarily responsible for contributing to publicity efforts that drive cultural buzz, awareness of and engagement with licensed film titles on Hulu. The ideal candidate is a true self-starter, willing to roll up their sleeves, dig in and willing to support licensed publicity and marketing initiatives via a variety of different tasks and responsibilities.

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  • US YouTube Platform Manager, Editorial & Publishing - LA

    Company: Netflix
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level:
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: In the role of our US YouTube Platform Manager, you will be a part of our Editorial & Publishing team and responsible for the platform growth strategy, publishing strategy and content ideation across our US Youtube channel. To be a successful creative and strategic thought leader you will need to collaborate with our editorial creative development team, brand marketing team, and audience channels to understand each team’s priorities when it comes to brand channel real estate and make recommendations that will help develop our audience and grow key metrics through innovative and targeted best practices and solutions. To be a creative programmer, you’ll need to have a holistic vision around what our biggest YouTube channel should stand for and be a storyteller at heart. Excellent judgement, a strong voice, impeccable taste and an authentic love for the intersection of entertainment, pop culture and YouTube is needed to balance our audience interests with the needs of our business.

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  • published Production Assistant - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-24 10:47:56 -0700

    Production Assistant - LA

    Company: DreamWorks TV
    Location: Glendale, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: At DreamWorks Animation Television, our General Production Assistant supports the Line Producer, Production Manager and Production Coordinator to meet the various administrative needs of animation production. 
     
    Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

    • Schedule meetings and maintain calendars
    • Take notes during meetings and distribute in a timely manner
    • Assist in the preparation of screenings and shipments
    • Organize storyboards and designs on the server
    • Distribute and collect timecards
    • Coordinate employee moves
    • Communicate with artists and production staff in a professional demeanor
    • Take on new challenges as-needed in order to have a more detailed knowledge of the department and pipeline
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  • Spring 2021 Late Night & The Tonight Show Internships - Remote

    Company: NBCUniversal
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Must be currently enrolled in university (sophomore and above)
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: NBCUniversal owns a valuable portfolio spanning across broadcast divisions, cable networks, digital businesses, film, international, local media, Peacock and TV studio productions.

    NBC Entertainment develops and schedules the network’s primetime, late-night, and daytime entertainment programming. Spring 2021 Internship opportunities exist within two of the most exciting shows in late night. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is hosted by Emmy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon who brings a high-tempo energy to the storied NBC franchise with his welcoming interview style, spot-on impersonations and innovative sketches. Late Night with Seth Meyers is home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and topical monologue jokes. It is hosted by Emmy Award-winning writer, Seth Meyers. 
     
    The NBCE Digital Late Night team supports both shows and has additional opportunities available this fall.  

    Internships & Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): 

    • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Remote interns will have the opportunity to work in one of the following departments: Research, Social Media, Writers, Music, Talent, or Human Interest.    
    • Late Night with Seth Meyers – Remote interns will have the opportunity to work in one of the following departments: General Production, Social Media, Monologue Research, or Guest research. 
    • NBCE Digital Late Night has internships supporting the NBCE late-night shows available within Digital Graphic Design, Motion Design, and Digital Video Production. Interns will have the opportunity to create assets, develop artwork and marketing designs, perform site & app updates on late night show social channels, assist with general digital production tasks and competitive data analysis.
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  • published Mentorship Program in Career Connections 2020-09-22 19:27:15 -0700

    Harvardwood Mentorship Program

    The Harvardwood Mentorship Program fosters meaningful professional relationships by matching Harvard graduates with more established alums in their fields of interest, for a period of nine months of one-on-one career mentoring.

    The time commitment will be approximately 3-4 hours. Mentors will connect with their mentees in 3-4 meetings over the course of the year, usually October - June. Given COVID-19, virtual meetings are encouraged. 

    Topics to be discussed during meetings can include the following:

    • The mentor's advice for perfecting one’s craft: acting, singing, songwriting, music producing, directing, or writing 
    • The mentor’s current position, what they do, their career progression
    • Career advancement advice
    • How to handle difficult professional situations

    If you are interested in mentoring, please email the Harvardwood Mentorship Program at hmp@harvardwood.org.


  • published Staff Writer, Vanity Fair - NY in Job Listings 2020-09-22 15:37:31 -0700

    Staff Writer, Vanity Fair - NY

    Company: Condé Nast
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Vanity Fair is seeking a smart, savvy pop culture obsessive to cover television, streaming, film, and awards season for HWD, the magazine's online hub for entertainment news and commentary. Our ideal candidate is sharp, self-motivated, and versatile enough to write everything from breaking news stories to reported features and conversation-driving opinion pieces, all while displaying the signature mixture of fierce intelligence and distinct voice that defines Vanity Fair.

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  • published Editor, Tiller Press - NY in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:59:02 -0700

    Editor, Tiller Press - NY

    Company: Simon & Schuster
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level:
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Responsible for the timely development of high-quality commercial books (and other content assets), for Tiller Press, a data-driven imprint at Simon & Schuster. Will oversee the editorial workflow, from ideation and production to distribution and analysis and will collaborate with the Cultural Intelligence, Operations, Marketing and Design teams to generate book ideas and pursue them.

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  • published Production Intern - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:55:18 -0700

    Production Intern - LA

    Company: Rough Diamond Productions
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Must be currently enrolled in college. 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Production Company seeking Interns. Interns will help with  script coverage, project presentations and social media and generally assisting with the various films we produce. We have our interns involved in workshops and readings on scripts in development. We encourage our interns to actively contribute and be involved as well as ask questions to build their knowledge  base. All applicants need to be in college and able to use the internship as a college credit. 

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  • Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer - LA

    Company: Brand Central
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Brand Central, a leading Licensing and Brand Management  Consultancy in Los Angeles, seeks an Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer who will also coordinate marketing and sales activities. Clients include Oreo, Sour Patch Kids, Ninja, Mister Rogers, Hype House, Kraft Heinz, and many others. Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated professional with excellent  organizational skills, extreme attention to detail, and the ability to multitask. Design and/or social media skills are preferred. 

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  • published Staff Writer, The Takeout - CHI in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:37:54 -0700

    Staff Writer, The Takeout - CHI

    Company: G/O Media
    Location: Chicago, IL
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The Takeout is looking to hire a staff writer. This is a Chicago-based position. Alongside the editor in chief and associate editor, you will shape and evolve The Takeout’s singular voice in food media. We like to publish stories that are practical and utilitarian, we satiate curiosity, and often we aim to surprise our readers. 

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  • published Staff Writer, The A.V. Club - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:34:05 -0700

    Staff Writer, The A.V. Club - LA

    Company: G/O Media
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Staff Writer is a key position at The A.V. Club, working across all sections to produce strategic coverage of pop culture. This is primarily a writing position with an eye toward timely content, with the ability and willingness to pitch in on reviews and long-form content as required. A Staff Writer should have strong editorial skills and be able to work with freelance and in-house staff as needed. They must have deep pop culture knowledge in multiple verticals, as well as a strong voice and clean copy, and the ability to communicate and work well with every single person on staff. A Staff Writer should also have a clear understanding of journalistic ethics as they relate to cultural criticism and The A.V. Club, as well as a commitment to diversity.

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  • Web Design and Marketing Designer - Remote

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Seeking Freelance (part-time) Web Design and Marketing Designer (Deck building, social) with light web-coding experience to lead re-design and launch of our Creative Studio website. Candidate should have strong design-sense and experience with creative branding. All work will be remote in 2020.

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  • published Podcast Co-Producer - Remote in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:22:02 -0700

    Podcast Co-Producer - Remote

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Seeking Freelance (part-time) Podcast Co-Producer for a slate of scripted podcasts we are producing at 30 Ninjas. Podcast and / or indie film experience a must. All work will be remote in 2020.

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  • Freelance Audio Engineer and Editor, Podcasts - Remote

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Someone who has experience recording and editing audio for podcasts. Note: most of this work will initially be done remotely (all performers recording from their house), so strong software skills with video conferencing (which I assume any recent graduate will have) are a must. Light video editing also possible for the future. All work will be remote in 2020.

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  • published Assistant to Producer and President - NYC in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:14:43 -0700

    Assistant to Producer and President - NY

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote / New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Looking for a full-time assistant to work closely with Jed Weintrob and Julina Tatlock on all our current and future projects. We tend to hire super-smart, creative, highly-organized recent graduates for this position, who are eager to get a lot of hands on experience working on development, production, post-production and the long-term and day-to-day of running a production company. The job has a number of regular assistant duties tied to it, but is also an amazing opportunity to grow, and all of our past assistants have gone on to roles as producers, writers, directors and executives.

    We are just kicking off a slate of scripted (fiction) podcasts, and this role would entail a number of junior producer / coordinator duties, so experience with and/or affinity for podcasts is a plus.

    The job could start remote (we have been working from home and we don’t think we’ll be back in our office in NYC in 2020), but would eventually want the person to be based in New York City.

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  • Apply to the 2020 CAPE Leaders Fellowship - Deadline July 22

    The CAPE Leaders Fellowship is an incubator to equip the next generation of creative executives with the skills and professional network to break into the VP ranks. Development, current, and production experience within a studio, network, or production company preferred. Co-chaired by Albert Cheng (Co-Head of TV and COO, Amazon Studios), Kevin Iwashina (Senior Associate, Endeavor Content), and Peter McHugh (Manager, Gotham Group), the Fellowship features masterclasses, workshops, and intimate sessions with high-level executives to train participants in the art of communication, leadership, pitching, and other skills.

    The 2020 Leaders Fellowship sessions are scheduled to take place Monday and Wednesday evenings Pacific Time from August - September. This year’s sessions will be hosted digitally on Zoom.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 11:59PM PT. To learn more and apply, visit www.capeusa.org/clf


  • published HAE Podcast with Joe Toplyn in Television 2020-07-14 12:59:54 -0700

    HAE Podcast with Joe Toplyn

    In this episode of HAE Invites, our host Denise Silber is joined by Harvard College and HBS alum, Joe Toplyn. Joe is a four-time Emmy award winning late night comedy writer, best-selling author, entrepreneur, and inventor of a recently-patented AI that generates original jokes. Denise and Joe discuss the fact that while succeeding in comedy is challenging, with an entrepreneurial mindset, professional opportunities can be limitless.


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