Showrunner Producer - Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Posted Mar 19, 2024 - Requisition No. 123913

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from intraday coverage through in-depth features. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.  
Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from Bloomberg Originals to New Economy Forum. 

Bloomberg Originals is seeking a showrunner producer to join our Doc Originals team to co-develop, lead production, and help guide producers on thought-provoking and engaging long-form TV and film documentaries. We’re looking for a strong storyteller — someone who has a passion for journalism and a natural curiosity about business, politics, technology, culture, and lifestyle – and an experienced leader who will help shepherd the next generation of documentary creatives.  

We’ll trust you to: 

  • Be the Lead producer of 30 - 90 minute long multi-episode documentaries on our Owned & Operated, OTT platforms, as well as external platforms 
  • Manage producers and external vendors across assigned feature and serialized content  
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with on-screen talent, both internal and external 
  • Actively and consistently pitch and script content, while assisting and guiding other producers on the process 
  • Seek innovative and creative ways to tell a story with visual appeal 
  • Identify trending topics and understand the elements that make video successful on various platforms. 
  • Maintain Bloomberg’s voice and editorial standards in all content, by providing feedback, editorial suggestions, and copy editing as required 
  • Help shape and continuously improve Bloomberg’s production process. 

You’ll need to have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or degree-equivalent qualifications 
  • At least 10 years of experience in a news organization, digital publisher, or production company    
  • At least 6 years of experience in producing 30 - 90 minute long multi-episode documentaries 
  • Proficient in video editing tools including but not limited to Adobe Premiere, Final Cut    
  • Strong writing and reporting skills, especially for video 
  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours and travel 
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced news environment, while juggling multiple active projects 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to foster a positive team spirit, and capable of resolving conflicts, both internal and external. 
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization 

We'd love to see: 

Editorial/newsroom experience 
Leadership skills or willingness to develop

If this sounds like you:

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