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ACC Network - Managing Producer

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Job ID 734784BR Job Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States Category ESPN
Job Summary:
This Managing Producer position will be primarily focused on ACC Network’s studio programming; working in direct support of the Coordinating Producer

Responsibilities:

  • Provides creative, personnel and administrative direction for ACC Network studio shows.
  • Responsible for working with the Coordinating Producer to determine the budget for assigned events.
  • Expect to produce special shows and as needed for weekly shows
  • Serve as back bench producer during studio shows – work with producer to finalize show plans, communicate with master control/integration about transitions and fill shows, and serve as point of contact with game crews and studio
  • Responsible for establishing and adhering to production schedules
  • Ensures emerging stories and breaking news are incorporated into production, and as needed, directs production crew in the implementation of changes
  • Provides direct feedback on shows to production staff and talent
  • Uses mastery of ACC sports knowledge and news judgment to determine the agenda, concepts, and content of shows
  • May be asked to attend site surveys to represent production needs for road shows

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years of progressively complex related studio sports production experience
  • Ability to create and produce compelling shows
  • Has mastery of the sports production processes and the ability to produce assigned shows
  • Has a strong appreciation of popular culture, e.g., “what’s cool” and assists with defining the tastes of ACCN’s viewers
  • Has an in-depth understanding of ACCN’s market positioning and strategies
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of sports and sports history and keeps current on changes and trends in the sports and television industry

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Media, Journalism, or related fields.
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This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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