The Senior Coordinating Producer position is responsible for the creative direction of assigned sports telecasts, as well as on-site management and administration of those telecasts/productions. The Senior Coordinating Producer will lead a production team in conjunction with the ACC Network to plan and oversee the execution of those telecasts.
Provides creative, personnel and administrative direction for all aspects of production of assigned telecasts. For assigned sports/events, plans and coordinates the full scope of producing activities of a full time, temporary and/or matrixed staff of professionals and or students accountable for program development and production. Directs all assigned technical and production personnel in all aspects of the productions. May suggest new concepts for assigned sports telecasts; enhances the current philosophy, line-up and continuity of assigned telecasts; reviews and determines the look and feel of assigned telecasts. Participates in the design and implementation of innovative graphics for assigned sports/productions.
Pre-production activities include:
Directing the on-site production arrangements for assigned sports remote telecasts; establishing production schedules up to and through the event. Establishing the format and sequence of events for the live broadcast; with the assigned director, determining the technical needs of each assigned telecast. Oversees and controls the flow of production assets for assigned sports productions.
On-site management activities include:
Leading the moment-to-moment editorial direction of the content of each assigned telecast as regards, show content, storylines, replay angles, graphic content, and announcer/commentator information. Oversees the activities of assigned telecast production crews; resolving security challenges, determining how/when to incorporate late-breaking news into assigned remote telecasts.
Live event responsibilities include:
Making and overseeing the implementation of all production-related decisions at the venue before and during the event, e.g., how, when, and what information to communicate to talent for optimum pacing and content. Instant replays during breaks in action, application of graphics, whether or not to do post-event interviews and with whom. Directs the conduct of research on sports information to obtain materials necessary for the production of assigned sports events.
Additional duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Bachelor’s degree required; 10+ years of progressively complex related remote or related sports production experience.
Has an established ability to create and produce compelling sports news remote telecast and live events; generates and executes assigned remote productions, from concept to execution
Has an established mastery of the sports production processes and the ability to produce assigned sports/events
Has a working knowledge of real-time sports productions and graphics
Has established currency regarding technological advances in animation, video editing and graphics
Has and applies considerable knowledge of what story ideas and concepts to use for assigned telecasts
Has good knowledge of sports and sports history
Master’s Degree preferred; 3-5 years senior-level management in collegiate athletics preferred; experience at a Division I-A institution or conference office preferred.
About NC State Athletics
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