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Turner Broadcasting VP, Content Transmission in Atlanta, Georgia

171630BR

Posting Job Title:

VP, Content Transmission

WarnerMedia Division:

Turner

Location:

United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Posting Job Description:

Position Summary

The VP, Content Transmission will lead a large team responsible for day to day strategic direction for the groups that oversee all aspects of content acquisition of contribution feeds for News, Entertainment and Sports for all WarnerMedia brands (CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, NBATV, HBO, BR Live). The team also manages remote site connectivity via fiber for major live events, the fulltime transmission infrastructure that connects CNN bureaus, production facilities, iStream Planet, and connections with affiliates and third-party vendors. VP will assume accountability for technical strategy around content acquisition as IP the infrastructure delivers greater capabilities for Satellite Newsgathering, Sports and Entertainment.

Duties

  • Strategic leadership of Content Transmission team who brings in remote feeds for news, entertainment and sports for satellite news gathering and content contribution. Lead management teams and set strategic direction in accordance with customers and broader GTO technology plans

  • Research, negotiate and agree to terms for fiber connectivity from remote locations and satellite offices to give the organization competitive advantage in SNG, major news & sports events. Work with all internal groups and vendors to define technical solutions and budgets for full time connections, large events and breaking news.

  • Lead initiatives to define best practices and operational efficiencies working closely with NATO leadership, BEST leadership, internal customers and vendors in operating and maintaining full time and occasional transmission infrastructure at WM facilities

  • Manage operating budget for satellite transponders, fiber infrastructure, occasional use video feeds, staff and other expenses to provide transmission services across News, Sports and Entertainment. Manage and negotiate contracts for transponders, fiber services and other transmission needs.

Qualifications

  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships. Values the diversity of people, programming and perspectives, displays the ability to work in a team environment and solicits input from a variety of individuals, departments, and divisions, and communicates effectively with others.

  • Consistently delivers results . Sets challenging objectives and demonstrates a clear sense of urgency. Uses sound judgment and makes good decisions while considering relevant facts, investment of resources and financial implications. Produces and delivers the highest quality results aligned to personal and organizational goals.

  • Takes initiative. Articulates an awareness of personal strengths and development areas with a clearly defined action plan for improvement. Learns from past experiences and adjusts approaches in future situations. Accepts additional challenges and responsibilities. Takes ownership and accountability for decisions and successes/failures.

  • Thinks broadly. Sees the “big picture” while also focused on the necessary action steps to accomplish the goal. Improves processes, methods and programs. Contributes innovative, creative and “out of the box” ideas. Considers tends in the industry and understands their relevance to our business.

  • Leads others. Empowers employees through delegation, feedback and coaching. Leads by example and champions organizational strategies and goals. Selects, retains, rewards and develops top talent. Makes “tough calls” on performance issues in a timely, fair and consistent manner.

  • 15 + years’ experience satellite news gathering and live events planning

  • 10 years in staff and large budget management

  • 7-10 years satellite and fiber contract negotiation experience

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Requisition #:

171630BR

Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

Operations/General

Business Unit_TBS:

CORPO

Industry:

Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services

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