Vice President - Current Programming

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Disney ABC Television Group

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Job description

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 12 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 QualificationsSignificant experience working with drama series, either in development or current programming. Required Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
Additional InformationEqual Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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Burbank, CA, United States
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As soon as possible
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