Sunday, December 16, 2007

Volume 10

A Denver-based production company needs writers for a 30-minute cabletelevision series on technology. We need experienced non-fictionscriptwriters who can do some research, produce episode outlines andwrite interesting, entertaining host copy. Job details:-Research: small amount of original research will be needed tosupplement that provided by research staff.-Develop a detailed content outline for an entire episode (RT: 23:50). -Write first and second draft of a complete audio/video script for allhosted segments (roughly 12-15 mins. of total content).Please provide writing samples that demonstrate your ability to takecomplicated subject matter and make it original and entertaining. In addition, please include compensation requirements, references andavailability during the first quarter of 2008.
CONTACT: Reply by e-mail to mackcj1184@yahoo. com.

Springfield, VA: Multimedia Rich Web Portal Project Manager
The Web Application Manager serves both as manager for the development of anenterprise level multimedia rich health assessment web application andliaison to the client. The position is located in Lorton, VA and reports tothe Program Manager. Responsibilities include: - Serve as the liaison between client and development team. Provide theclient both technical and non technical website consultation.- Manage a team of permanent Flash Developers, Instructional Desginers, andweb developers.- Keep within schedule.- Conceptualize, develop, execute, and maintain engaging contentfeatures that will include web and email text, video, login, photos, blogs,rss feeds, pod casts, news, reviews, search, local guides, user comments,and more. - Working closely with web product team and staff throughout theorganization to ensure that all online content, including multimedia andlocal demand-generation material, is consistent with business and enterpriseweb strategies, best practices, and brand guidelines. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in a related field plus a minimumof 10 years of general web experience and a minimum of 5 years of experiencedeveloping and managing strategy for websites. Relevant experience ineducation-related industries is strongly preferred. Project management andsupervisory experience are required. This is a full-time opportunity with great benefits. Salary iscommensurate to years of experience and education.
CONTACT: Please contact John Arnold @703 339

New York, NY & Westchester, NY: Forming Freelance Mic Runner Pool
The Maslow Media Group (MMG) seeks to increase its pool of microphonerunners in the New York City metropolitan area. Microphone runners areassigned to high-profile clients in midtown Manhattan and Westchester County. Typical assignments include press conferences and internal corporatemeetings. We are looking for a group of reliable individuals who will be on time, dress appropriately, know how to act discreet, are professional and,most importantly, are dependable. Last-minute cancellations are unacceptable. The rate for this freelance position is $15.00/hr with a four hour minimum. This job requires that you are able to stand for up to 1 hour with a microphone during live events and hand them to audience members or corporate executives so they can ask questions. MMG needs a large group of people for numerous live events in midtown Manhattan and Purchase, New York (located in Westchester County). Proximityto these areas is desirable.
CONTACT: Please email your resume and references
We will be checking references for this assignment. In the subject line: NYC/Mic Runner Pool You will be contacted if your experience meets the needs of the client.

Los Angeles, CA: Director of Business & Production Operations
Los Angeles, CA Description: Under the direction of the General Manager, Home Entertainment, this position oversees the business and production functions of CJI, supporting the senior management team in the day-to-day management of production and distribution of CJI productions. In conjunction with the General Manager, takes accountability for optimizing business practices, while adhering to best business ethics and practices. This position partners with internal departments and other Playboy departments including Finance, Legal, Compliance, Human Resources and IT. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsible for the management of the processes; financial administration, procurement, contract administration, cost control2. Responsible for business planning, analytics and reporting of the business to ensure efficient and successful operations.3. Work with Controller 96 PEG on all finance and accounting aspects of CJI.4. Coordinate and liaise with Marketing for all promotional opportunities, including those across all of Playboy Enterprises divisions and other outside media.5. Establish and monitor proper staffing levels for CJI. Liaise with Human Resources staff to monitor people risk and take appropriate action, where necessary.6. Participate in the development and preparation of the fiscal plan and budgets.7. Work directly with HR Manager on staffing, employee relations and other HR issues.8. Handle all miscellaneous needs and requests related to office services, supplies and other expenditures. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: TBD Requirements: College degree preferred and five plus years' experience in production operations required. Must have current knowledge of technology related to video production. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a willingness to cooperate in a team-based environment are required. Driven, articulate, easygoing with a ''can-do'' attitude. Past managerial experience a must. Strong computer skills with MS Office products.
CONTACT: Please email resume and salary request: EOE

New York, NY: Casting Assistant
Documentary series seeks highly motivated individual. Position requires making cold calls, contacting, and pitching eligible candidates. Requirements: * Excellent phone manner* Great people skills* Organized* Self-starter Starts January 14th one month trial period.
Contact: Please only respond if you are interested CASTING.
CONTACT: Send cover letter and resume.

Los Angeles, CA: Production Coordinator
E! Entertainment TelevisionProduction Coordinator Description: Reality Television series Dr. 90210 is beginning its 6th season. We are looking for a person with production experience to join the team. The PRODUCTION COORDINATOR is the air traffic controller of the EFP department. They are responsible for the booking and scheduling all the crews for every single shooting event. They are also responsible for obtaining all permits required to allow the shoot to go forward. They will work closely with the shows Producer, Field Producers and the Release Coordinator. Candidate Qualifications: * Professional production experience is necessary; college course work is not sufficient.* Must be punctual* Must be courteous* Must be detail oriented* Must have good organizational skills* Must have good communication skills* Must be an eager learner* Must be a team player* Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office or MAC* Must have flexible schedule, due to long hours and weekend production Must have the following: * Cellular phone or pager
CONTACT: Please note position applying for in email or on the fax cover sheet. Email: openings@intersectionproductions.comFax: (323) 937-7890 NO PHONE CALLS

New York, NY: Post Production Manager
Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Are you experienced with FINAL CUT PRO AND X-SAN Systems? Can you multi-task and help people from different departments with their technical challenges? If you said yes to those three questions and you enjoy working with fun, talented people, you might be theperson we're looking for. We are a busy production company specialized in quick-turn around projects, yet our focus is on quality products and great service. We are currently looking for a Post Production Manager to oversee our Edit and Post Production departments. This is a job for a Technical Solutions specialist.The ideal candidate should be able to take our edit suits apart and reassemble them without a sweat. Along with your Post Production Coordinator, you will be responsible for themaintenance of Edit, Post Production and Production equipment, in particularthe 5 seat XSAN network; taking care of all IT, Networking and otherTechnology issues; the company website; video hosting server systems;Office, Email and Accounting systems; MAC and PC softwarefunctionality and upgrades; installation of new hardware for all companydepartments; researching technical enhancements and software and hardwarepurchases. Technical competency is essential for this position - excellent Final CutPro skills and proficiency with Macs and PCs is a must. Experience with allvideo and audio file compression formats is vital. Expertise in DVDauthoring, Flash and HTML coding is a big plus. Must have knowledge of FTP,networking, IT, and hardware troubleshooting. Please only apply if you have solid technical skills and attention to detail. Job experience: 5+ years This is a full time position with a starting salary at $60,000 with eligibility for health benefits after 3 months. Special Skills: Must be a Wii tennis champion.
CONTACT: To Apply: Please let us know a little about yourself and what qualifies you for this specific position. REPLY SPECIFICALLY ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH FINAL CUT PRO AND X-SAN Systems. Paste your resume into the text of the email; we do not open attachments. Note that this is your first test about attention to detail. Please send to: and in the subject line write "PostProduction Manager."

National Sales Assistant
WCSC is seeking an individual to support the National Sales Manager. Qualified candidate must be able to assist with all aspects of national television sales and work with the national rep firm to achieve maximum bookings on WCSC. Successful candidate should have excellent time management, organizational and communication skills combined with proven skills in Microsoft office products. Prior experience and working knowledge of VCI and/or DARE preferred. CONTACT: Please send resume to: Kelly Ennis, HR Director, WCSC-TV, 2126 Charlie Hall Blvd., Charleston, SC 29414. “WCSC-TV is a Lincoln Financial Group of Companies and an equal opportunity employer.” Please feel free to also visit our website at or our job line at (843) 402-5593 for more job information and updates.

Brooklyn, NY: Location Scout
Looking for a Location Manager for a low-budget 35mm feature film. Locationsneeded in Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey. Must have experience and beable to drive. Pay $200 a day.
CONTACT: Email applications to:

New York, NY: Freelance Production Associate Coordinator
Description: The Production Coordinator provides support in the overall design and implementation of the production plan for Fuse. Responsibilities include preparing/managing/tracking/executing project and departmental production schedules, budgets, reports, deliverables-collection, and payments. Reconciles tracked costs with Accounting actuals, and manages month-end and year-end accruals processes. Prepares deal memos for contract draft, and partners with Legal to execute agreements. Negotiates third party production schedules and budgets for out-of-house productions. Coordinates all elements and event-related logistics for on-site and/or in-house shoots, including: call/contact sheets, transportation, venue/location, set-up, crew/production personnel, equipment, releases, meals/craft service, artist/talent coordination, etc. Participates in special projects as assigned. Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor92s degree with two to three years experience developing/managing production schedules and budgets with strong Financial/Accounting reporting skills. Will have two to three years experience coordinating multi-camera set and/or field music shoots. Prior employment experience in cable music programming and/or Accounting/Finance is a plus. Must be a self-starter able to work independently, possessing excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be computer proficient in PC applications, with advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Will be a team player with the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment. Will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop good working relationships both internal and external to the network. Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.
CONTACT: If you or someone you know is qualified and interested in this position, please apply at and click employment. Job Code: 2007-632.

Chicago, IL: TV Producer - Music Television Intersport
TV Producer Music Television Chicago, IL Description: Intersport is seeking an experienced music television production professional for the role of Producer on our music production team within our Chicago-based media studios. The Producer will be part of a team creating short-form music TV content for digital media distribution on Sprint Exclusive Entertainment. The content will feature music news, performances, exclusive interviews and an array of original feature programs which when combined will create the pre-eminent music brand made for digital platforms. The Producer will be responsible for story development, writing, interviewing A-List artists, working with crews, editors, and the rest of the production team to deliver multiple short programs per week. Requirements: * 5+ years producing music television content for a music network including MTV, VH1, BET or FUSE; or for a major media player in the music or digital space * Newsroom experience, field production in music TV * Strong writing skills * Well-versed in the popular music world with a strong emphasis on artists/bands appearing in the Billboard Hot 100, plus a strong familiarity with mainstream hip hop/r&b and mainstream rock. * Experience working with labels, artists, management and music promotions teams, and possess a rolodex of industry contacts * Understanding of music rights strongly preferred * Understanding of the digital media space including made-for-broadband and made-for-mobile content, and the changing media environment complete with the challenges and opportunities that the music industry faces a plus * Passion for the music industry and the desire to be part of a team that pushes the industry forward as it continues to evolve * Self-motivated, self-starter who works well in a team environment, but also takes a leadership role * Skilled and confident decision-maker * Effective communication skills at all levels including working with senior level producers all the way to production assistants and interns * Enjoy working in a high-energy environment with other top-level media professionals * Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
CONTACT: Contact: Please include "PRODUCER _ MUSIC" in the subject line of your submission, include resume and cover letter with salary history and your 10 Top websites that you visit regularly. Email:

Los Angeles, CA: Line Producer Bunim Murray Productions
Los Angeles, CA Bunim Murray Productions, creator's of MTV's The Real World, is currently seeking a Line Producer. Responsibilities to include but not limited to: Supervise production from onset through post, liaison to parent productionco., work with human resources to hire and budget crews, work with accounting/accountant to process payroll, maintain a general ledger, paymentof all A/P and billing of all A/R, bank reconciliation, petty cash reconciliation. Purchase, maintain, and inventory equipment and expendables. Develop, assess and maintain relationships with vendors. Prepare requiredbudgets and cost reports. Supervise spending and successfully work withinbudget constraints. Responsible for all permits, releases, insurances anddeliverables associated with each TV production. Must have game show and/or event stage show experience.

Harrisburg, PA: Producer/Host WITF, Inc. Producer/Host
The Producer/Host plans, executes and coordinates the production of WITFs local and/or state-wide television projects including, but not limited to: promos, corporate image spots, long form documentaries, half-hour series and special projects. The position will be responsible for producing, from concept through editing and the elements necessary to successfully complete projects on time and within budgets. In addition, this position will also act as host/producer or host for various shows, series and/or individual programs. The following qualifications are needed to perform this job successfully: 1. Excellent knowledge of television production techniques, including studio and location taping.2. Strong writing skills with a proven ability to write project treatments, narrations and full scripts.3. Strong on-cam personality - speaks clearly and persuasively both during live television and when going to tape. Solid interviewing skills a must: listens and gets clarification; responds with foresight and with the ability to move the interview forward.4. The potential for creativity and innovation.5. Supervisory skills to oversee production crews on location and in the studio. 6. Must be well organized with strong written, visual and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills highly desired.7. Final Cut Pro editing or other 93off line94 editing ability preferable. Requirements: A Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The preferred candidate should have 2-3 years as a Producer or 3-4 years as an Associate Producer or Production Assistant at an established television station or production facility. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and non-returnable DVD along with salary requirements.
CONTACT: Email: WITF Human Resources4801 Lindle Road Harrisburg , PA 17111 WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Washington, DC: Freelance Avid Editor Needed Week of December 10th
The Maslow Media Group seeks an experience, creative, fast Avid Editor forthe week of December 10th - December 14th for an assignment in theWashington, DC area. Editor must be able to work alone, under deadline to createmini-documentary packages. Must have at least 5-years experience. Government experience a plus.
CONTACT: Please email your resume to: In the subject line: DC/Avid Editor Available. If you have a website or link to your work, please include that in youremail AND cover letter. Please state your day rates for an 8-hour day. You will be contacted if your resume meets the needs of the assignment.

TV Hosts
The Discovery Channel is looking for talented hosts (Men and Women!) for its next long running hit series. We are searching for talented individuals or teams à la Bear Grylls "Man vs. Wild", Mike Rowe "Dirty Jobs", or the team from "Mythbusters" . We don't, however, want CLONES of those hosts. The most important element of our search is that: The talent MUST be entertaining with a true, real-life expertise that fits the Discovery Channel paradigm (basically we are known for Factual Entertainment) . The talent MUST have knowledge that comes from action and be able to host a show that is visceral, challenging and exciting. There should be a never before seen quality that allows the audience to learn from the experiences of the host. Talent must be America-based.Different fields that could be interesting to us include: Journalist especially Journalist and photojournalist that specialize in covering disasters/emergenci es/rescues Extreme Sports gurus Pro Athletes / Triatholon winners Martial arts masters Professional sports trainers Survival Experts or guides Ex-military (i.e. Navy Seals, special ops, etc.) Adventure and wilderness specialists People who live off the grid Archaeologists Car Builders/Constructi on Engineers Scientists Inventors Daredevils Escape artistsAnd any other field that you think would be exciting for the Discovery Network audience. It will be an amazing opportunity for the right talent so please contact us ASAP with contact info, brief bio, picture and the reason why you are Discovery Network's next star.Also send a video link of any television appearances or video reel you may have. Good luck!
CONTACT: E-mail us at: DiscoveryCasting@ Mashaun D. Simon Freelance Journalist Managing Editor, http://Preach2me. com Graduating Senior, Kennesaw State University NABJ LGBT Task Force co-chair 2007-2009 NABJ Student Representative 2005-2007 http://thisismemado si.blogspot. com

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