Executive Producer, Online Video Production
Aljazeera - San Francisco, CA

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Executive Producer, Online Video Channel

The Executive Producer is the most senior figure working on the daily operations of a program series whether an in-house production or external commissioning and/or acquisition of content.

The Executive Producer makes crucial editorial decisions; oversees a team of producers and researchers; exercises strong editorial judgment; and rules on issues of taste and decency. This is a senior editorial position that will assist along the hiring of staff for their strand, as well as manage and develop the skills and creative talents of the show ’s staff.

Primary Tasks
  • Manage and lead a team of multi skilled producers, animators, graphic artists and video editors.
  • Provide editorial direction to various online video content streams.
  • Revise and finalize all relevant scripts.
  • Decide upon and finalize program rundowns and content
  • Oversee social media distribution and audience engagement of various content streams
Essential Skills
  • Sound editorial judgment of both Global and U.S issues.
  • A passion and commitment to the Al Jazeera spirit of journalism.
  • Sound leadership and communication abilities.
  • Ability to lead team meetings and discussions.
  • Ability to do work under tight pressure and deadlines.
  • Outstanding writing and video scripting ability.
  • Outstanding ability to write concise and accurate journalistic headlines and summaries.
  • An understanding of social media ecosystems.
  • Proven experience in video production or online Journalism.
  • At least 3 years experience in a senior editorial position.
  • A proven track record of success.

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