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Senior Producer/Editor

Date: Jan 28, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

We are journalists, creators, scientists, and meteorologists. We are storytellers.

The Weather Channel television network is focused on the intersection of weather, climate and people. We are a company focused entirely on the atmospheric sciences, and we’re proud to say we reach two-thirds of all U.S. adults.

We embrace those who are passionate, view the world differently, and boldly challenge the status quo. We take great pride in the work we do and the smart, talented people who bring the weather to life. Join us.

If you are an experienced, Producer/Editor who lives to create engaging content and build strong brands, we want to hear from you.

Position Summary

The Senior Producer/Editor will be responsible creative development, application and management of on-going video projects to include writing, producing and editing marketing videos for The Weather Channel television network and content sub-brands. 

This position will serve as the lead creative for high profile promo marketing campaigns with a focus on creating on-air promos, social media videos, sizzle reels, and other multi-platform content. Responsibilities can include ad sales-focused co-promotions, integrations or stand-alone commercials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conception, writing, directing, producing and/or editing engaging on-air promotional videos from start to finish. Includes episodic and topical on-air promos, interstitials, sizzle reels, social media videos, and other long-form content.
  • Help develop the look and feel of multi-platform branding campaigns, programming launches, and marketing partnerships. 
  • Executing innovative creative against challenging creative briefs, brand filters, and deadlines. 
  • Managing and scheduling production shoots, including directing talent as needed.
  • Collaborating with internal programming partners and departments to develop new campaigns and marketing initiatives.
  • Provide creative direction and help oversee overflow work of freelance editors, producers, and other creative help as needed.
  • Work with marketing and traffic operations to get promos on-air and marketing materials distributed to external partners; ensure correct and accurate promos are running.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Media Studies, Broadcasting, Communications, Fine Arts or related field.
  • At least 7 years of television promotion or advertising experience with a cable network, broadcast station, ad agency, post-production company or other media-focused company.
  • Excellent writing and scripting skills, with a thorough understanding of television and cable network branding; must be able to write strong and engaging promotional copy.
  • Professionally skilled with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and on schedule.
  • Familiarity with The Weather Channel brand and its product offerings.
  • Experience executing effectively against client creative briefs.
  • Experienced non-linear editor.
  • Ability to write strong and engaging scripts and copy
  • Experience directing large and small-scale videos shoots and voice-over sessions.
  • A strong sense of storytelling, and an eye for effective design.
  • Full understanding of the fundamentals of the commercial production process and network branding.
  • Must be a team player with a high level of accountability and strong work ethic.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to present creative concepts both internally and externally.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize a variety of creative projects at once.
  • Adept at time management and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work the hours necessary when the network shifts into 24/7, breaking news coverage.


Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to, which is a confidential e-mail in box.
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.


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