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Coordinating Producer I

Sports Media

Location: New York, NY
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-17-2017

Job Description:


•Responsible to contribute to the creative and editorial vision and design of of the new Mike Greenberg morning show and to the execution of that vision and design (works with key talent and management to develop the format and style).
•Works closely with sales to maximize opportunities and revenue
•Oversees the planning and execution of ratings analysis/research and actionable takeaways
•Directs Producers, Associate Producers and Production Assistants in all aspects of the production of assigned sports news shows
•Directs the design and implementation of innovative graphics for assigned sports news shows
•Coordinates the schedules and facilities for the editing of sports news shows
•Tracks and reports on production schedules for assigned sports news shows
•Oversees and controls the flow of production assets for assigned sports news shows
•Directs the conduction of research on sports information to obtain materials necessary for productions
•Oversees the creation of line copy and scripts for assigned sports news shows
•Operates within the context of defined sports news show concepts, objectives and outcomes
•Work is reviewed by the responsible Senior Coordinating Producer relative to milestones, defined financial outcomes and viewers’ behavior for assigned sports news show
•Oversees and ensures the highest journalistic standards for assigned sports news shows
•Directly and through key subordinates, sets and ensures compliance with the highest levels of professionalism in all aspects of assigned sports news shows
•Creates and adjusts the concepts and content of assigned sports news shows to reach the largest possible number of viewers and to increase ESPN’s market penetration, ratings and viewership and financial results
•Contributes to determining or determines the content and focus of assigned sports news shows including the stories comprising each sports news show; ensures that important emerging stories and breaking news are identified and followed-up on

Basic Qualifications

•Has established expertise to create and produce compelling sports news shows
•Has strong level of ability to generate and execute sports news concepts, from inception to execution
•Has working mastery of the sports production processes and the ability to produce high level sports news shows
•Has a high level of knowledge of real-time sports production processes
•Has established knowledge regarding technological advances relative to sports news show
•Has a strong level of knowledge of what story ideas and concepts to use for sports news shows
•Has a strong level of production skills related to sports news shows
•Has a good understanding of market positioning and strategies - Has a high level knowledge of sports and sports history - Demonstrated management experience
•Excellent communication/interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

•Minimum of 7 years progressively complex related studio or related journalistic experience

Required Education

•High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education

•Bachelor's Degree in Communications or Journalism


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