Vice President, MTV Daily News

New York
Oct 05, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
Viacom Media Networks
Full Time
MTV News' VP Daily News is tasked with helming multiplatform daily news editorial and operations, specifically the reporting, writing, shooting, editing, digital production, broadcast and distribution of on-air and online video, articles, blogs and photos. S/he will supervise News Directors, Operations & Distribution and generally integrate MTV News' digital, linear, video, text and production operations with a dotted line into MTV Digital Editorial, including Buzzworthy and Style Blog leadership.

The ideal candidate is proactive, self-starting, consensus-building and team-oriented. S/he constantly iterates story, platform and project ideas, plus more-efficient systems and processes. S/he is immersed in internal and external measurements (ex: comScore) and can analyze and ideate based on those implications/suggestions. S/he is attune to the shifting media landscape, new products, platforms, and practices, and builds tactics based on that knowledge. S/he is an SEO and social media fanatic with an unquenchable thirst for "what's next" partnered with the confidence to reinvent "what was."

S/he is a compulsive storyteller with a sharp sense of narrative, voice, wit, style and accuracy in all media (video, text, photo) and platforms (tv, web, app, etc).

Above all, s/he is rabidly enthused about and steeped in pop culture, from Taylor Lautner to Thom Yorke, Nas to Nikki Minaj, Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber.

Basic Requirements:

Journalism, Communications or related degree(s)
10+ years convergent newsroom experience
Working knowledge of web, mobile & TV production
Aptitude with SEO & social

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