Producer & Host

Date PostedDecember 07, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

STIRR is a new OTT streaming service launching in Q3 2018. The service will carry both linear and VOD channel content from both the SBG portfolio and third-party content owners. It will cater to a broad audience demographic but will be uniquely different than others in the space by focusing on local market interest and content relevance. The service will launch across the main OTT platforms including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, iOS, Android and desktop.

STIRR is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group and works closely with the Sinclair Digital group based in Seattle The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Our Producer and Host is responsible for producing and hosting content for STIRR. Additionally, this position will be responsible for maintaining STIRR’s brand across platforms. The ideal candidate has local TV station, linear programming and digital experience. We’re looking for a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, team oriented and results-driven environment.

This position requires a thorough understanding of the OTT video ecosystem and emerging digital technologies. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with the network of SBG stakeholders on a regular basis. Direct experience in the launch and ongoing development of a OTT video product is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Produces and hosts weekly cross channel on platform promos, station promos, how-to videos, social cut downs and tune-in promos
  • Scripts original content produced by the video department
  • Provides the VO for branded infographics
  • Supports editorial and programming team with day to day programming of platform as needed

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills coupled with a personable and confident manner
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and make quick decisions under pressure
  • 2+ years of experience in the digital video or OTT content space
  • Ideal candidate would have local TV station, linear programming and digital experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the social web, video platforms and social communication tools
  • Excellent experience with digital content management systems, digital workflows, subscriptions, analytics and data
  • A deep understanding of how to organize and ?manage content ingestion and editorial / scheduling?
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of fast developing trends in the digital video and OTT space in general
  • Solid experience of video and image editing software and processes

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