Showrunner For High Energy Talk Show Pilot

Film Star LA - Los Angeles, CA


In search of a very ambitious, aggressive show runner to build-fast paced, compelling live-audience show.

Required experience includes how to craft, structure, produce, operate etc. a show is similar to Jerry Springer, Oprah.. A live audience talk show with featured guests. Very passionate, lively and high energy.

Outstanding communication skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced news and research environment.

Above all, producer must be smart, hungry, organized, adaptable, and self-motivated.


  • Pitch and execute viscerally creative and innovative spins and original ideas that our viewers will relate to
  • Communicate needs effectively with Associate Producers, Bookers, and Production Assistants
  • Write dynamic teases; Fast and accurate writing
  • Arrange and create story placement, graphics, writing, and all other editorial and production elements
  • Work collaborativelywith on-air talent, host, guests, and director to ensure show is executed properly
  • Help lead editorial planning and direction of the show
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. politics, international politics, and current affairs.
  • Exceptional editorial judgment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
  • Work under intense deadline pressures
  • Contribute to social media as needed
  • Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
  • Scour national and international media for stories that resonate with audience
  • Work with stakeholders on budget and production expectations
  • Field pitches from show team
  • Directly supervise story editor, hosts, producers and post-production
  • Manage show team to deliver episodes on a production schedule
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for crowdsourcing and the YouTube community
  • Understanding of what makes a great video and excitement about the role of video in the future of journalism
  • Creative drive to explore brand new approaches to media

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $250.00 to $1,000.00 /day

Contract Length:

  • 3 - 4 months

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes