Story Producer

National Football League Culver City, CA

About the Job

Job Description


The Story Producer produces short form feature stories and is i nvolved in all aspects of daily/weekly Original Content for all platforms of NFL Media. This position is responsible for m anaging/ overseeing small crews and budgets, both in production and post editing.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Original Content Group directors and decision-makers on a daily basis in terms of concepts/ideas, pre-production, and production.
  • Produces feature stories from start to finish; including directing a crew, edit, delivery and managing a small budget.
  • Travels to shoot(s) both domestically and internationally.
  • Leads field production teams and makes decisions in edit to maximize storytelling, budget and efficiency.
  • Formulates and pitches ideas for feature and cross-platform elements.
  • Works with NFL Media Group correspondents to execute talent-driven Original Content ideas.
  • Coordinates graphics and other elements with NFL Media GFX departments.
  • Communicates, on behalf of NFL Media Group, with various media outlets and other entities for film/video/still photos/sound to be used in edited pieces.
  • Adheres to established production schedules and budgets to meet deadlines and follow best practices as set forth by the department.
  • A creative team attitude is mandatory in all tasks requested from the smallest to largest.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a progressively creative production environment.
  • Good production skills related to storytelling, sports and talent management.
  • A strong knowledge of production dynamics and working knowledge of the equipment and technologies in the field and edit bays.
  • Ability to carry out a broad range of assignments that deal with story development, ever changing production hurdles and simultaneous deadlines across multiple platforms.
  • A good decision maker with knowledge of football and sports history.
  • Have some supervisory experience with good leadership skills.
  • Good writing and copy-editing skills.
  • Knowledge of television graphics.
  • Established camera directing skillset.
  • Good visual skills and knowledge of framing shots and graphics.
  • Strong understanding of documentary and verite directing/ producing.
  • Ability to produce both a color and audio mix/ sweeten session.
  • Specific knowledge of television production technique used in the many production environments.


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Previous supervisory and leadership experience is preferred
  • Previous NFL work experience is preferred

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Oversee part-time personnel including oversight of on location crews, post production positions (editors, colorist, audio editors) Associate Producers and Production Assistants

Travel:

  • Travel as needed to NFL Network Remote events, field shoots, on location production sets.

Expected Hours of Work:

  • Position requires a flexible schedule, with potential weekend, after hours and holiday support
  • Seasonal - ability to work 40+ hours per week for 7 months