The Coordinating Producer serves as a key point of contact for network production logistics.
The CP works closely with an assigned Executive Producer and serves as the logistical partner for network projects, using independent judgment to handle requests from both internal and external partners.
As the key logistical contact for a production project, the CP ensures deadlines and contract deliverable requirements are met. The CP will also take on internal production responsibilities such as providing weekly cut schedules and project updates, case overlap reports, workflow management of master updates & TE returns, and as directed by EP, provides story research, editorial feedback and acquisition/reversion management.
1. Manage jointly with network EP the project production schedule for contract compliance and overall project workflow. Includes tracking deliverables and communicating the fulfillment of production milestones, flagging production issues and/or changes to project team members.
2. Key logistical point of contact between the network and GT&O; includes management of TE fails, and coordination of legal updates and on-air emergencies. Should have a vast understanding of GT&O process and workflow.
3. Support network EP/SP/Producer and ID Programming with special assignments i.e. ID Films, production shoots, repacks, digital series and acquired *Reversion Projects:
4. Provide weekly updates for series rough & fine cuts, and update the production report with dates and pertinent production information each week.
5. Check submitted cases in “Favorite Felons” database. Provide overlap feedback to external producers as well as network EP, and Programming throughout series production. As needed, research and provide external producers with EP-approved cases from the “Story Farm” database.
6. Provide DCI-specific post production information to external partners i.e. clocks, technical guidelines, PAID numbers, credits & copyright, and DMC access. Field any and all logistical inquiries as needed.
7. Arrange meetings, conference calls, travel arrangements and handle travel and expense reports as requested.
8. Assist EP with coordination and communication with other DCI Departments, including:
9. When necessary, and under supervision of EP, give editorial feedback to outside producers following evaluation of production schedules, treatments, rough cuts, fine cuts, and other materials.
10. Coordinate special projects as assigned i.e. internal/external presentation reels i.e. Quarterly Programming Presentations, Research Focus Groups, TCA, Upfront and Ad Sales conferences. Assist both internal and external partners by ordering authorized fine cut or master files, and drafting letters of intent for series in production.
* Minimum of 4 years television production experience including long-form documentary or equivalent.
* Bachelors’ degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
* Knowledge and experience in television production including editing and field production or proven skills.
* Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills.
* Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline environment.
* Knowledge of normal office software.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States
New York, New York City, NYC, NY