Production Manager, E! News

Posted: 6/11/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Manage & Support E! News (broadcast & digital) production logistics

  • Point of contact for production & operational needs of E! News org.
  • Oversight of all physical production for entire News org; daily shoots, Network Partnership; Event coverage
  • Supervise & assist in all operational capacities from news shoots to post production as needed for additional team support
  • Identify and onboard out of town field producers as needed for E! News.
  • Manage a team of 4+
  • Union new hire on-boarding (New hire letters & TK set-up)
  • Ensure cast reports & music cue sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Back-up approver for payroll as needed
  • Ensure legal agreements are being generated and expenses & risk mgt. concerns identified
  • Liaise with legal for production related questions such as COFEs, Releases, etc.
  • Send TDRs as needed/requested (on-air guests & models)
  • EP new hire paperwork for models & guests; EP timecards prep & collation for review
  • Point of contact & oversight for legal, risk mgt, music dept, EHS; including animals & minors on-set
  • Review EFP tracker & flag for any out of the ordinary spikes in usage
  • Keeper of production processes, protocols & resources
  • Partner with Talent AP & Booking team to ensure guests & talent needs/logistics needs are met
  • Shoots calendar maintenance & enhancements

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum 5+ year(s) of studio/network & production work experience
    • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

    Eligibility Requirements
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume through to be considered (note job # 49375BR)
    • Willingness to work in Universal City, CA
    • Must be willing to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    • Experience working within a studio &/or Network environment
    • Ability to interact with multiple partners and maintain strong relationships
    • Proactive with a purpose & ability to work independently when needed
    • Experience managing teams
    • Strong working knowledge & experience in pre-pro, production, post & wrap processes for productions
    • Strong verbal & written communication skills
    • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
    • Flexibility & agile while working in fast paced, ever changing environment
    • Enthusiasm and passion for the role & productions we support

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    About E! Entertainment
    E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," “Very Cavallari,” “Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian,” "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched,” “Dating #NoFilter” and "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry;” topical series “Nightly Pop” and “Ladygang;” and new series “Flip It Like Disick” and “Relatively Nat & Liv.” “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across and all digital and social media. The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown,” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and E! is also home to the “E! People’s Choice Awards,” the only award show for the people, by the people. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information,

    E! News is the leading daily pop culture show, featuring the biggest and most-talked about stories of the day. Hosted by Jason Kennedy, E! News covers the day’s hottest topics in pop culture and entertainment in a fast-paced, social and entertaining way tailored to a young, hyper-connected audience. Airing in more than 160 countries, E! News boasts the youngest and most affluent viewership and is the only truly cross platform pop culture brand with a monthly reach of 80MM+ people across linear and digital in the U.S. alone.

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