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Senior Coordinator, Production Management

Senior Coordinator, Production Management

The Production Management department has an opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic Senior Coordinator interested in supporting the Production Management department.


Responsibilities include:
• Coordinate and manage production calendar;
• Assist with preparation of paperwork for field and studio productions;
• Assist with equipment needs;
• Work on field shoots and studio productions when needed;
• Assist with creation of contracts, secure permits and Certificates of Insurance;
• Manage master crew list and account code documents, along with invoice processing;
• Order catering for studio productions;
• Act as a runner for various pre-production needs;
• Assist with management of Community Board live-streaming project;
• Additional projects, as assigned.


To qualify, candidates must have at least one (1) year of production office experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong administrative skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Proficiency with Google Docs and Microsoft Office is needed as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, quick-turnaround environment, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Apply online at WNET Careers.

WNET New York Public Media
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7435
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.
If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Senior Coordinator, Production Management

Senior Coordinator, Media Services

Senior Coordinator, Media Services
Reporting to the Director of Media Services, the Senior Coordinator, Media Services provides end-user support to production clients relating to media data integrity, infrastructure (software/hardware) storage utilization and post production broadcast play-out. The incumbent supports technical issues and is responsible for providing support to editing professionals, resolving broadcast media related issues and vendor interface/management.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Collaborates proactively with IT staff to ensure technologies are current;
• Supports pre-production workflows for respective production unit clients;
• Troubleshoots and resolves media (ingest) related issues; \
• Troubleshoots and supports producers and editors with all postproduction-related issues (e.g.: Edit Rooms, Edit Cubes, Adobe Premiere, Dalet, Avid, etc.);
• Participates in the restoration activities of WNET’s media assets;
• Periodic Software/Hardware updates as needed;
• Perform additional duties and special projects, as required.


Qualifications:
• At least one year of experience in a broadcast environment; familiarity with production-related equipment/software;
• Working knowledge of both PC and Apple Products/ Software and Servers (Windows 7 & 10, Mac OSX);
• Experience with Xendata, storage solutions and Adobe Creative Cloud;
• Working knowledge of Media Asset Management (i.e. Dalet) and Non-linear Editing Systems (i.e. Avid, Telestream products, Adobe Premiere);
• Ability to assess and resolve complex technical issues;
• Approaches problems with creative and outside-of-the-box thinking;
• Capacity to meet tight timelines on a consistent basis;
• Ability to communicate/translate technical information to non-technical clients;
• Ability to work periodic on-call/weekends.


Apply online at WNET Careers
WNET
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York 10019
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.
If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Senior Coordinator, Media Services

Database Administrator

Database Administrator

As Database Administrator, the candidate will administer and maintain our new CRM data warehouse database on AWS environment and current fundraising Oracle database on-premise. The Database Administrator will provide technical support on integration tools (Dell Boomi) and reporting tools (Salesforce Einstein) as well as test and coordinate modifications to the systems, troubleshoot problems, ensuring high availability and optimum performance of the systems.

Oracle specific responsibilities:
• Plan and execute database backup and recovery;
• Improve and maintain database to include rollout and upgrades;
• Monitor the performance of databases for our fundraising application and data warehouse in development and production environments;
• Ensure 24/7 availability, performance, backup, recovery and security of the databases;
• Proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime;
• Perform database environment cloning;
• Trouble shoot system issues and establish call bridges with appropriate personnel to ensure the databases restored to proper operating condition and all efforts are documented from start to closure;


AWS specific responsibilities:
• Creating database instance, designing schema, PL/SQL & SQL development; modifying database structure; Archiving and updating data;
• Importing data into PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS;
• Automating recurring or deprecating redundant database tasks;
• Maintaining database integrity, availability, and restorability;
• Generating needed ad-hoc reports and data files using PostgreSQL or third-party tool;
• Performing Common Management Tasks for PostgreSQL environment;
• Managing PostgreSQL Database Access;
• Proactive performance tuning and database parameter configuration; database cache management;
• Providing on-call support which can require analysis and trouble-shoot of complex issues;
• Additional duties, as assigned.

In addition, the Database Administrator will provide technical assistance within different environments and projects, Examples include assisting in setting up integrations between systems using Dell Boomi, creating and updating datasets for reporting tool Einstein Analytics, and various data hygiene projects.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three (3) years of database administrator experience, excellent analytical abilities, strong technical troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills. In addition, qualified candidates will possess:
• Experience with multiple database platforms;
• Experience in UNIX (Sun SPARC Solaris), Red Hat Linux and/or Oracle Unbreakable, and UNIX shell scripting;
• Expertise in Oracle 11g database implementation and administration;
• Knowledge of cloud solution environments, preferably Amazon Web Services (EC2, EBS, S3, etc.);
• Knowledge of SalesForce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, NPSP data systems are a plus.


Candidates with experience in large data sets, and/or a nonprofit setting are preferred, as well as candidates possessing a distinct desire to continue to learn and work with other modern technologies in a fast-paced culture.

Apply online at WNET Careers.

WNET New York Public Media
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7435
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Database Administrator

Showrunner - Freelance

THE GIG

Fuse Media is currently seeking a freelance Showrunner for Original Programming.  The Showrunner will manage current series for Fuse Media. The ideal candidate is a music culture junkie who lives and breathes the latest trends in fashion, food, technology, influencers, and social advocacy and with an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience. This position is based in our Glendale, CA headquarters and reports to the SVP of Original Programming & Development.

THE KEY BITS

  • Act as sole Showrunner on multiple series simultaneously.
  • Hire and manage support staff and crew on each series.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development departments (both internal Linear and the Fuse Digital Content Studio) to transition shows that have been picked up from Development and/or Digital into Linear Current series.
  • Provide notes on all creative materials – casting, cuts, outlines and scripts.
  • Liaise with the Legal team to ensure all deals are moving forward and closing in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the Production Management team to ensure all concepts are fully realized with appropriate deliverables, budget and calendar support throughout all stages of production.
  • Serve as liaison between production and other network departments including publicity, production management, post-production, social and digital, business affairs, etc.
  • Create and evolve an onscreen style and aesthetic utilizing Fuse’s Content filter on POV.
  • Cultivate unique, compelling and brand-appropriate content.
  • Flesh out internal concepts and create materials to pitch up internally; including writing treatments, creating talent lists and beating out formats.


WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING 

  • Production experience as Showrunner, Executive Producer or Co-Executive Producer

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training and hands-on experience 
  • Must have a deep knowledge of and passion for music culture and unscripted content 
  • Must have the ability to identify production staff and talent necessary to develop successful series for Fuse
  • Proven record of demonstrated creativity with an ability to translate ideas into high-quality programs 
  • An independent thinker and idea-generator that is adept at managing a team of the same 
  • Ability to manage other production staff, build credibility and strong working relationships with other internal partners 
  • Proactive, deadline and detail-oriented, outstanding judgment and creative abilities, strong verbal and written communication, effective business management skills - organizational, interpersonal, prioritization, motivational 
  • Available to travel, sometimes with short notice, to location shoots when appropriate

General Manager, WLIW Radio

The General Manager is the senior leader of WLIW’s non-profit Southampton radio station and key liaison to the integration with WLIW-TV, in support of the vision, mission, and strategic plans of the WLIW enterprise.

The General Manager leads all aspects of the radio station, including revenue generation, programming, operations, marketing and staff, while serving and growing the audience to fulfill the goal of becoming an essential local institution throughout the East End and Long Island community. The General Manager must be community-focused, passionate about the region and effective at helping grow the station’s individual giving, underwriting revenue, and philanthropic support, while develop and maintain effective staff, organizational structure, and processes.

In addition, the General Manager is responsible for leveraging WLIW’s dual licensee status through the cross-integration of radio and television programming at the direction of, and through close interaction with the Vice President and General Manager of WLIW21. Key responsibilities include:

Station Leadership
• Plans and implements activities to achieve WLIW Radio’s mission which includes establishing and implementing short-and long-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures and ensuring program effectiveness.
• Directs day-to-day operations of WLIW, ensuring that each staff member and department effectively contributes to the radio overall goals.
• Develops and implements strategies for generating revenue for the station through underwriting and fundraising in conjunction with WLIW21 and Development.
• Draws fully on the talents of the organization’s staff and continues to build, motivate and retain an outstanding professional team.
• Develops annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction to the station in concert with WLIW21 Vice President and General Manager and parent company WNET. Is responsible for budgeting and budget tracking, oversight of bookkeeping and audits, maintenance of records, grant tracking and reporting, and financial reporting to the college and granting agencies, as directed by WLIW21 and parent company WNET.
• Ensures compliance with college policies and mandates of local, state, and federal agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission;
• Additional duties, as assigned.

Audience and Community Engagement
• Represents the station to the community. Oversees station outreach to members, listeners, and the community at large. Proactively interacts with businesses, organizations, schools, and government agencies and institutions to build collaborative relationships with these entities.
• Oversees fundraising, including major giving campaigns, and is responsible for assuring sufficient funds are available for station operations through donor cultivation, development and recognition, membership development, fundraising events, grant writing and reporting. Maintains relationships with granting agencies and organizations in conjunction with WLIW21 and Development.
• Oversees marketing programs and activities, including website and print promotions in conjunction with WLIW21, and Marketing and Communications.
• Establishes and oversees a community engagement strategy that supports the mission of becoming an essential institution for the East End of Long Island.
• Works with the station’s community advisory board, preparing regular financial and station activity reports and seeking its input on strategic planning and initiatives in conjunction with WLIW21/WNET).


On Air Operations
• Oversees the day-to-day operation and program activities of the radio and internet broadcast facility.
• Works with news leadership at the radio station and at WLIW/WNET to determine the local news coverage strategy, as well as hire and oversee the journalistic activities of news staff at the station.
• Oversees total radio production efforts and cross-integration of radio with television programming, including acquisition, schedule development, proposal writing, creation of production projects, and contract negotiations.
• Oversees operational and technical systems necessary to carry out the on-air and internet operation of the station and production of programs in conjunction with WLIW21/WNET.
• Develops and implements initiatives to expand audience services, improve facilities, and update broadcasting technology in conjunction with WLIW21/WNET.

Qualified candidates will possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships among local leaders, businesses and influential members of the community; excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to think critically and solve problems; good judgment and organizational skills and strong leadership and experience building high performing teams. Additional qualifications include:
• A minimum of ten (10) years of radio management experience; significant non-profit management experience as well as experience with television, journalism and digital media preferred;
• Keen understanding of radio and internet broadcasting operations (strategies, tools, methods, techniques, facilities and equipment); demonstrated ability to effectively manage personnel
• Demonstrated discretion in handling confidential/ sensitive information
• BA/BS or equivalent experience.

Preferred candidates are local to the region, living within close proximity of Southampton and/or in Plainview, New York; have significant knowledge and experience working on public media, fundraising, radio/audio program production, contracts and grants; and/or have experience playing a leadership role in overseeing a journalistic operation.

Apply online at WNET Careers

WLIW21
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019-7435
www.wnet.org

WNET is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 

Multi-Platform Editor

WLS-TV is seeking an experienced, hands on Multi-Platform Editor who can edit and create innovative material for all our platforms as well as serve as a fill-in media supervisor.

Responsibilities

The candidate will support our multi-platform newsroom with a strong emphasis on content editing and creation. Specific responsibilities include accurate, fast and efficient non-linear news editing; supervising and assigning news editors; managing different media formats; managing media deadlines for multiple newscasts. This individual will work closely with editors, news producers, executive producers and management to ensure the timely and accurate production of newscasts, special reports, special segments and digital content. Good communication skills are imperative.

Basic Qualifications

  • Qualified applicants will have significant experience in modern news production techniques including Adobe Premier non-linear edit systems, media asset management (MAM), production automation systems and network/IP- based media systems.
  • Candidates must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, and be proficient verbal and written communicators.
  • Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools and procedures to address short and long-term challenges.
  • Excellent analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills coupled with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with news production.
  • Proficiency in Windows and Mac operating systems, file transcoding and transfer mechanisms, Adobe product line.

Required Education

A college degree or equivalent is required

Additional Information

WLS-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts such as weekends/holidays, and be willing to work extra hours as needed.

To apply, please log on to: www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition ID #746020BR

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

 

Multi-Platform Editor