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Writer/Producer

Location: West Hollywood, CA
Date Posted: 01-14-2019
OWN is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand - and the  magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Writer/Producer needed to conceptualize, write and produce compelling original creative marketing.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create, write & produce creative for OWN (including, but not limited to episodic promotion, network IDs, social creative, etc)
  • Take comprehensive content notes on shows, tapings, and more
  • Attend and supervise voiceover recordings with voiceover talent
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with show runners and related department points of contact
  • Collaborate with creative director and in-house design team to generate and implement innovative graphic ideas
  • Prioritize and maintain workflow on both an individual and team level
  • Multitask between team and production
  • Work as a part of the team to ensure a consistent quality product 
  • Support senior team members as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 3+ years Writer/Producer experience at a major market TV, entertainment company or cable station in the Creative Services or On-Air Promo department
  • BA/BS Degree required
  • Strong creative/broadcast/television writing background
  • Strong experience supervising edits
  • Ability to remain flexible and focused at all times including but not limited to deadlines, changes and approvals
  • Field Producing experience a major plus
  • Ability to consistently and creatively deliver results
  • Substantial reel with accurate representation of creative contribution
 
OWN, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, disability, genetic information or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.
 
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