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Production Manager, E! News

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Production Manager, E! News

Jobid 23768-387919

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37287BR

**Job Title** Production Manager, E! News

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** E! Entertainment

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


• Assist in training coordinators & interns

• Supervise performed by coordinators & interns

• Maintain the E! Shoots workflow & departments

• Ensure call sheets are sent timely

• Oversee Hair & Make-up team

• Prepare production plans and assumptions, including budgets, schedules, equipment/technology recommendations for a variety of digital program types (i.e. clip series and specials, live events, VR/360 etc.)

• Work with Executive Producers / Network Executives from project conception through and including final delivery of all program materials to determine and anticipate needs of each project

• Review budget and production schedules and update as needed while reporting recommendations and justifications for changes to senior management

• Liaise between producers and all internal departments (i.e. Business & Legal, Standards & Practices, Rights & Clearances, On-Air Design, Promos, Network, etc.)

• Explain production and technical standards, show formatting, deal memos, contracts, financial reporting, insurance, production and safety policies, and wrap requirements to various in-house productions

• Supervise production and post scheduling needs for individual projects

• Assess any potential additional expenses and report to senior management for approval

• Review various legal agreements to assure that the terms of the agreement meet Network requirement and that payments are made properly

• Review all invoices, check requests, expense reports, and petty cash reports for projects

• Develop relationships and maintain rolodex of necessary production contacts, including equipment rentals of all types and personnel across all production categories

• Negotiate prices with vendors and crew

• Other projects and duties as assigned


• 3 - 5 years of production management experience for a broadcast network, cable network, or television production company; must also have a good understanding of production workflow and have hands-on experience in clip/studio-based productions

• Must be able to create budgets, schedules, and full-scale production plans for a variety of program types (i.e. daily shows, series, specials, live events, etc.)

• Must have familiarity with Union projects: IA, NABET, AFTRA

**Desired Characteristics**

• Must have excellent project management, communication, and interpersonal skills

• Must be team-oriented but able to demonstrate leadership skills, organized, accurate, articulate, responsible, flexible, resourceful, self-motivated, hand-on when needed, and able to delegate

• Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Must be able to work cooperatively with all levels of staff from ATL through BTL & Executives

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production
  • Reporter

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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