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Disney ABC Television Group Vice President - Current Programming in Burbank, California

ABC Entertainment Group seeks a qualified candidate for a VP, Current Programming position in Los Angeles. In this the role, the person will represent the Network on assigned existing series.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage current programming responsibilities on multiple shows to help cultivate unique, compelling and brand-appropriate scripted series content.

  • Support the creative development of existing shows, which involves but is not limited to:

  • Reading & giving notes on stories, outlines and scripts.

  • Supervising the staffing of writers and directors.

  • Watching dailies and rough cuts, and giving notes.

  • On-set coverage of productions when necessary.

  • Serving as a facilitator, arbitrator, mediator, coach, tie-breaker, etc. with talent.

  • Seek direct feedback from Head of Current Programming on work related priorities.

  • Collaborate with other ABC Entertainment departments on various issues as needed (Business Affairs, S&P, PR, Marketing, Digital Media, etc.).

  • Spearhead problem solving and crisis management resolution with studio partners and outside producers on all production and programming issues.

  • Manage special projects and assignments as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 10 years overall work experience.

  • Significant experience working at a network or studio in development or current programming.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the scripted series production process.

  • Strong existing relationships with production companies, agents, producers, etc.

  • Demonstrated creative and story development skills.

  • Knowledge of and interest in ABC content and target demographic.

  • Self-motivated to develop new ideas.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

  • Ability to multitask and manage complex projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Significant experience working with drama series, either in development or current programming.

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 658936BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group 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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