JOB TITLE: Sr. Writer Producer 

COMPANY NAME: TMZ

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

CREATED/REVISED: March 2017


SUMMARY OF POSITION: World-class writer/producer needed to create daily topical and episodic promotion for a fast-paced, completely unique celebrity news empire. Must be celeb-savvy and up-to-date on who’s who and what’s what in the zeitgeist. Funny and linguistically nimble in equal measure, able to oversee the production of top quality on-air spots. Ability to absolutely nail the TMZ voice a must. Skills with Adobe Premiere a plus.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conceptualize/write promos and the occasional sizzle reel, as needed
  • Room produce, as required

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as Promo Producer
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience in a breaking news environment
  • Ability to generate ideas and concepts quickly, remain agile, and work within tight deadlines
  • Deep knowledge of entertainment news, pop culture, and celebrity
  • Ability to focus and perform in a high-pressure, breaking news environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Demonstrated work showcasing your comedy chops, humor, and wit
  • Writing Samples required as part of the interview process
  • High school diploma required; college graduate preferred
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere a plus

Telepictures Productions/TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer