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Vice President, Production

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 27466


The VP Production for TLC will be responsible for executing on editorial and managing program related logistics through the production and development process.

* Network is open to position being based in Los Angeles, New York, or Silver Spring, Maryland office location.


  • Oversee the development and production of original programming and programming elements for TLC, including pilots/specials, series both long form and mid/short form.
  • Supervise editorial over outside production companies on multiple series/specials simultaneously and in coordination with internal departments to ensure timely and on-budget delivery of programs and program related materials.
  • Collaborate with Executive Producers on specified projects to help ensure that creative and network imperatives are being met.
  • Review scripts, casting, budgets, creative documents, cuts and other materials for development and production.
  • Evaluate proposals, producers work, and refine as needed in preparation for (and throughout) production.
  • Inform and involve key departments on projects throughout all stages of the pipeline to maximize their value to the company.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the production community and independent producers.
  • Participate in the analysis and development of new ideas and pitches.

  • Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training and hands-on experience.
    • 8-10 years hands-on development and production experience in long-form and short-from non-fictional genres, general entertainment, and/or LIVE TV events.
    • Proven record of demonstrated creativity with an ability to generate new ideas and translate them into high-quality TV programs.
    • An independent thinker and idea-generator who is also a team player.
    • Proficiency in TV production economics and management.
    • Ability to manage outside producers, build credibility and strong working relationships with other internal executives and generate commitment to goals.
    • Knowledge of all aspects of contemporary production and post-production capabilities.
    • Outstanding editorial judgment and creative abilities, strong verbal and written communications skills, and demonstrated leadership skills.
    • Must have the legal right to work in the United States.


    Posted: 2021-09-14 Expires: 2021-10-16

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