Creative Executive, Streaming Video Services

Full time Hearst Television
  • NYC or LA
  • Post Date: November 17, 2021
  • Applications 8
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Job Detail

  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Other

Job Description

Hearst Television is seeking a Creative Executive to join the Streaming Video Services team. This role will work with internal and external production groups on content development and production. With broadcast stations in 26 US markets, Hearst Television reaches a fifth of US households; this role will procure and oversee projects to support each of these markets.

The ideal candidate will provide creative guidance to producers, production companies, and talent in the development of shows and oversee projects through paper development to final delivery. You will also act as a key creative stakeholder with other departments including, but not limited to Production, Marketing, Product and Business and Legal Affairs. The ideal candidate should have strong knowledge and passion for news and lifestyle programming and understand the nuances in programming for local markets.

Location: Los Angeles or New York


  • Lead multiple projects across multiple markets in various stages of development, from first pitch to series order.
  • Manage all creative aspects of development, casting, production and post-production.
  • Develop and manage relationships with production companies in local markets.
  • Seek out and assess proposals, presentations, decks, scripts, and pitches.
  • Pitch and develop new projects internally.
  • Provide timely, coherent, structured feedback and notes to producers throughout the production process.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams (Production, Product, Marketing, Legal, etc.) from inception of a project to the successful launch of the content.
  • Source national and local content to license/acquire.
  • Analyze competitors and formats
  • Track competitive development slates.
  • Prepare materials including decks, sizzles, presentations, etc.
  • Support special projects as the business need arises.


Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a creative executive in unscripted development.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent story skills.
  • Experience overseeing all creative aspects of development production and post production.
  • Field production experience.
  • In depth relationships with creators/writers/producers, production companies.
  • Experience in project management; capacity to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously with competing timelines
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment, on tight deadlines.
  • Experience developing unscripted shows for both digital and television audiences.
  • Experience in production across a variety of genres and programming styles.
  • Experience managing and tracking costs, budgets, and production schedules.
  • Understanding of streaming business landscape.



As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.



Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

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