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  • Production Coordinator, Amazon International Original Movies - LA

    Company: Amazon Studios
    Location: Culver City, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: We are currently seeking an experienced Production Coordinator to aid Amazon International Original Movies. You will use your excellent organizational skills to track each movie from setup through production and wrap deliverables. You will be interacting with both internal and external stakeholders at the studio and show level.

    Responsibilities:
    · Compile, distribute, and store daily production documents (e.g., contracts, call sheets, calendars, DOOD, and schedules) on the studio network
    · Track and process daily shooting data, approvals and production payments with BA, Legal, and Finance
    · Maintain a checklist for each show to ensure major milestones are met (e.g. budget lock, budget approval, kick-off calls, deliverables, international filming activity, etc.)
    · Facilitate communication with show level and studio departments (e.g. casting, business affairs, legal, finance, PR/marketing, etc.)
    · Coordinate kick-off calls and meetings for each individual project
    · Update and distribute studio contact lists and ensure that they are managed per studio requirements.
    · Maintain relationships with movie level counterparts
    · Track show wrap-out memos and storage facilities for asset transfer and disposal as needed
    · Assist and facilitate general requests and communication to ensure shows are following studio guidelines and procedures
    · Assist production team with travel and other arrangements, as needed

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  • published Producer - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-14 11:48:41 -0800

    Producer - NY

    Company: MSNBC
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 5 years

    Job Description: This position requires an experienced producer who is skilled at producing hour-length informative programing from current events, and producing, editing and overseeing third-party programming. The producer is responsible for managing the delivery of content to the channel by third-party providers.

    • Monitor and curate tape coming into the building for a daily one-hour newsreel
    • Add banners and other overlays, including graphics, to enhance the content for viewers
    • Work with an editor to package the tape into a reel of the appropriate length
    • Ensure timely delivery of the daily newsreel for streaming
    • Develop blocks of third-party, newsreel and Peacock show highlights for weekend and morning programming
    • Identify and pitch new sources of third-party content
    • Produce news content, including research, conducting interviews, writing and editing scripts, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing
    • Work with Standards & Legal Team to ensure Editorial Standards of all segments
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  • published NFL Content Creator - Stamford in Job Listings 2020-11-14 11:45:34 -0800

    NFL Content Creator - Stamford

    Company: NBC Sports
    Location: Stamford, CT
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 3 years

    Job Description: The NFL content creator will be responsible for providing original content regarding the key NFL news and events of the day as well as selected columns.

     
    Responsibilities:

    • Write original and insightful posts on all of the key NFL news and events of the day
    • Cover breaking NFL news stories with quick, concise analysis
    • Provide analysis for NFL news video, both for live streams and video on demand. Distribute video via stories and social media.
    • Be available for appearances on the Rotoworld NFL podcast and help create content plans for thrice-weekly podcast. Distribute podcast via stories and social media.
    • Monitor the conversation on the site by the community of fans commenting on news
    • Work closely with additional Rotoworld writers and contributors on the site to ensure near around-the-clock coverage
    • Work with other writers on the free site, premium sections and big events (Free Agency, NFL Draft, NFL Kickoff, playoffs,  etc.)
    • Contribute to our premium products in the form of articles, rankings and other analysis
    • Be available for regularly scheduled live Q&As on our Twitch platform
    • Maintain an active social media presence, promoting the relevant content you create and the content of the other writers on the team
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  • Summer 2021 Social Audience Acquisition Intern - USA

    Company: CBS Interactive
    Location: USA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp.
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: As a Social Audience Acquisition Intern, you will work alongside the paid social advertising team in managing campaigns on social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snap, Pinterest or Reddit. You will help with setting up and managing paid social posts. You’ll help research and craft together ideal target audience strategy using social insights. You’ll also help monitor metrics and results from the paid social posts, to help understand which posts are driving most activity and engagements. The ideal candidate will be interested in learning how paid social can help drive business goals and evaluate against key performance metrics (KPIs). This will be a fun and fast paced role so we are looking for an enthusiastic and detail oriented team-player to join our entrepreneurial team.

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  • published Editor, Saga Press - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-06 10:40:40 -0800

    Editor, Saga Press - NY

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

    Job Description: Saga Press, the award-winning publisher of innovative fantasy, horror, and science fiction is currently seeking an Editor with a proven track in acquiring, editing, and dynamic thinking. This position, reporting to the Editorial Director, offers a great opportunity to work with a collaborative team of highly motivated and creative folks looking to lead the field.

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  • published Editorial Fellow, Pitchfork - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-06 10:36:40 -0800

    Editorial Fellow, Pitchfork - NY

    Company: Condé Nast
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year

    Job Description: Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Over the last 20 years, Pitchfork’s online magazine has defined how music is covered in the digital era, leading The New York Times to call it “The most prominent brand in online music journalism.” and TIME Magazine to recognize it as one of the world’s 50 best websites. In addition to setting a new standard in music coverage, Pitchfork has developed a global reputation for its expertly curated, human-scale music festivals. Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival has been held every year since 2006, and in 2011, Pitchfork launched Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, bringing its vision of the live music experience to Europe. In 2015, Pitchfork was acquired by Condé Nast.

    We are looking for an Editorial Fellow to join us in our New York office for six months. This is a temporary position best suited to someone with some background in journalism and a deep love of music.

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  • published Sports Writer, GQ - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-06 10:34:04 -0800

    Sports Writer, GQ - NY

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

    Job Description: GQ is looking for a staff writer to contribute to GQ’s growing vertical, GQ Sports.

    This writer will be responsible for delivering 1-2 posts per day focused on the intersection of lifestyle and sports, with a specific focus on how athletes lives intersect with style & fashion, health & wellness and music & entertainment.

    Candidates must have a deep enthusiasm for the culture’s biggest athletes and ability to tell unique and nuanced stories about these highly-covered figures, through the GQ lens.

    This role will report to the Site Director.

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  • Unscripted Development Coordinator, Local Original Formats - LA

    Company: Amazon Studios
    Location: Culver City, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Amazon Studios is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Unscripted Development Coordinator to support the Unscripted Local Originals Formats team, based in Culver City, California. You will help the team build on its early success, helping define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching across local markets around the world, outside of the US. We are looking for a creative, strategic and administratively adept person with a passion for Unscripted TV of all genres (Reality, Docu-series, Shiny-Floor stage shows, Dating, Competition, etc) who thrives in a highly collaborative environment, but is also comfortable working autonomously.

    The successful candidate will be able to effectively multi-task, juggling both creative development, project tracking, and executive administration. You will have the ability to independently complete series-related content and programming projects, reacting with appropriate urgency and expertise to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround across multiple timezones around the world. This is not a 9-5 desk job, but one that will require flexibility in managing your own time, often joining early morning calls and evening video meetings. You will need to use your excellent communication and written skills to respond to situations and requests.

    We look forward to you using your creativity to solve interesting and complex problems that affect the teams and productions with which you will be working. To succeed in this role, you must have a curiosity in learning about new local cultures and understand the nuances in programming for local markets.

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  • Creative Assistant to Co-Head of Movies - LA

    Company: Amazon Studios
    Location: Culver City, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level:
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Amazon Studios seeks a dynamic, self-motivated Creative Assistant to support the Movies Department.

    The ideal candidate would bring a daily passion for film, and a fierce hunger to learn both the business and the creative process. They will need to effectively multi-task, have the ability to complete administrative tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround, and efficiently and creatively solve difficult or complex problems that affect people within the group or other related groups. Must have great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, have great organizational skills and have the ability to switch gears at a moment's notice, all the while retaining a proactive and anticipatory focus on priorities. At all times they should be able to maintain a positive and engaged attitude.

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  • published Executive Assistant - Stamford in Job Listings 2020-11-06 10:23:27 -0800

    Executive Assistant - Stamford

    Company: NBC
    Location: Stamford, CT
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: The Maury Povich Show is seeking a full time Assistant to the Executive Producer to work with all day to day operations as outlined below. This is a Run of Show position.

    • Liaison between Supervising Producers and production staff regarding meetings, updates and staffings
    • Handle phones, calendar and contact management
    • Keep all show related information (show boards, binders, folders, etc.) current and correct
    • Maintain Executive Producer's calendar events
    • Coordinate and set up meetings, travel, interview and events including staff and charity events
    • Assist with programming shows, daily carts
    • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned
    • Process Executive Producers administrative functions including expense reports
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  • published November 2020 | Julian Breece AB '03 in Alumni Profiles 2020-11-01 01:59:00 -0700

    November 2020 | Julian Breece AB '03

    Writer of Netflix's When They See Us, ABC's upcoming Mason-Dixon & Searchlight's Alvin Ailey biopic

    By Carly Hillman AB '15

    “Oh, I should re-read that,” Julian Breece AB ’03 whispers to himself as he scans his bookshelf and reads me his favorite titles, as if he were reminding himself to call an old friend to catch up. I’d asked him about his favorite books from college, and the final addition to the list is not a book, but an admission: “I could go on forever.”

    His adoration is apt, because those books changed his life. Before he read them, he had a plan: he was going to be an academic. He would graduate from Harvard, get his masters, next his PhD, and then he’d become a professor. There were some questions of course (like whether he’d get a Rhodes Scholarship) but the general route was mapped. Then, he started the thesis writing process. “That was when I realized, ‘Oh, hell no. Academic writing is not for me,’” he remembers.

    With the help of a few creative writing classes he’d taken, he started to realize that he didn’t want to just write about the authors he admired—he wanted to do what they did. He switched to writing a creative thesis, and esteemed novelist and essayist Jamaica Kincaid signed on as his advisor.

    Breece followed the creative path out of Cambridge all the way to Hollywood. He’s now written for shows like The First, When They See Us, and First Wives Club. Currently, he’s writing a screenplay about Alvin Ailey, which Barry Jenkins is set to direct, and working on a TV show at ABC with Lee Daniels.

    Becoming a creative was more of a homecoming than a pivot. Breece grew up acting in his hometown of Washington, DC. He describes himself as a theater kid, which, upon deeper questioning, is a humble depiction. He was an actual working actor who performed at The Kennedy Center and appeared on shows like Teen Summit. Ultimately, he quit acting (“I embraced the fact that I was an introvert”) but continued to chase what had drawn him to acting in the first place. “Acting was a way of communicating,” he says, “and I always had something to say.”

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  • Spring 2021 Drama Development Intern - Remote

    Company: CBS
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time, Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The Drama Development department at CBS is looking for a passionate, driven and engaged student to join their team for the spring semester. This remote internship requires 2-3 full days/week of availability. Students may be in any location, but must be available to work from 9am-5:30pm pacific standard time.

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  • published Editorial Assistant, Aladdin Books - NY in Job Listings 2020-10-30 20:28:32 -0700

    Editorial Assistant, Aladdin Books - NY

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

    Job Description: An editorial assistant is needed to help coordinate the publication schedules, timelines, and strategies for an imprint focusing on the middle grade audience. The Editorial Assistant will correspond with agents, authors, and artists as well as assist across departments in all stages of book production, from acquisition to production to copyediting to marketing to sales. 

    The Editorial Assistant should have the ability to juggle multiple projects in all stages of production, have strong writing and communication skills, and an interest in middle grade publishing.

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  • published In-House Designer, Print - LA in Job Listings 2020-10-30 20:25:31 -0700

    In-House Designer, Print - LA

    Company: Endeavor Content
    Location: Beverly Hills, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Endeavor Content is a leader in the development, financing and sales of premium film, television, theater, audio, and live content. Endeavor Content seeks to facilitate more ownership and creative freedom for artists, creators and production companies in the ever-changing media landscape. Endeavor Content is a studio that has evolved to meet today’s changing business needs and is committed to advocating diversity and equality within our industry.

    Endeavor Content has been behind over 100 projects annually that have garnered numerous awards and commercial success. Endeavor Content’s recent projects include films “Just Mercy” and “Peanut Butter Falcon,” television series “See” and “Killing Eve,” the podcast “Blackout,” Rihanna’s “Savage x Fenty Fashion Show” special, and live event “Rocketman Live.” 

    Endeavor Content is a division of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company.

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  • Assistant, Television Business Affairs - LA

    Company: Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: A JD or pursuing a JD is preferred.
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year

    Job Description: We are currently seeking an assistant to support an executive in the Television Business Affairs department. The position offers an opportunity to learn about business affairs, work with industry executives and lawyers, as well as, gain exposure to entertainment law. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, possessing a desire to gain exposure to the business and legal aspects of the entertainment industry.

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  • published Production Assistant - NY in Job Listings 2020-10-30 20:18:15 -0700

    Production Assistant - NY

    Company: NBC News and MSNBC
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: As a Production Assistant, you will work directly with talent, producers, senior producers and executive producers. Your responsibilities will or could include printing and running scripts, organizing rundown, assisting with live and taped segments.  You should be someone who has their finger on the pulse of pop culture and lifestyle stories, who’s unafraid of long hours and high pressure but also likes to have fun.

    Responsibilities include:

    - Working in a live control room environment
    - Print scripts for anchors and ensure hosts are prepared for live broadcast.
    - Act as liaison between studio and control room during live broadcast.
    - Assist in compiling research for anchors and maintaining on-air updates during live program.
    - Work closely with producers to research, select and locate required footage and other materials for broadcast.
    - Support producers and researchers with live and tape segment preparation.

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  • Freelance Associate Producer, Live Tournament Coverage - Stamford

    Company: NBC Sports
    Location: Stamford, CT
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The Associate Producer, Live Tournament Coverage will lead efforts in providing production support during all Golf Channel Tournament Coverage
     
    Responsibilities

    • Oversee graphics production elements for live tournament coverage
    • Produce and edit production elements for playback in tournament telecasts
    • Write and edit production elements for telecast
    • Write, edit, and produce sales production elements for telecasts
    • Produce PGA TOUR Primetime
    • Responsible for editorial decisions regarding cut down of tournament play
    • Assist the team with Research, Clip Reels and Media Logging, and Footage Finding
    • Coordinate the shipping of equipment to and from events
    • Enter and submit all Live Tournaments Talent/Producers/Directors into Score Talent on a weekly basis for the event worked, and follow up with Finance/HR on pay discrepancies
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