Associate Editorial Producer, ET StreamApply
Entertainment Tonight is launching an interactive streaming news network delivering celebrity, pop culture and lifestyle content and premium video. It will be available live and on-demand 24/7 via our app, on OTT, desktop, mobile and across social platforms. We strive to have our original reporting and exclusive access drive the conversation.
We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Associate Editorial Producer to join our booking and news desk That team will identify and report out stories our audience wants to see/share and find guests that can offer an insightful and interesting perspective. Our content wil stream live on our digital network before being re-packaged in multiple formats for social. The right candidate should be experienced in news-gathering, have a real love for celebrity and pop culture and a creative knack for pitching, reporting and producing compelling entertainment news content.
Chase and report original news and breaking stories in a deadline environment
Coordinate with Senior Staff on story ideas and bookings for daily content and coverage, futures and breaking news
Cultivate sources that can break news for us on any and all platforms
Communicate with Broadcast News Desk to synthesize news-gathering across platforms
Direct and manage bookings, including logistics as needed
Work on long-term projects including cross-platform initiatives and integrations
What you bring to the team
2 years+ journalism experience in Broadcast, Cable or Digital
A genuine love and excitement for celebrity news and pop culture/lifestyle content and a talent for identifying and reporting out stories driving the conversation
Established contacts in the entertainment field and news spac
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed, including event coverage
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
You might also have –
Experience covering live events: Red carpets, junkets, film festivals, etc.
Familiarity with rights and clearances for obtaining third-party footage
History of creating compelling video content for platforms including YouTube, Instagram and/or Facebook
Understanding of SEO and similar content production best practices
Video-editing experience, preferably on Avid platform