Senior Programming Director | San Francisco, CA | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Programming Director

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San Francisco, CA

Posted Feb 22, 2023 - Requisition No. 114061

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As Senior Programming Director, you will work closely with the Bloomberg Live editorial team and the Global Editor of Bloomberg Live to help develop sophisticated, news-making programming that enhances Bloomberg's editorial mission, burnishes our brand in the marketplace and is commercially successful. 
Crucially, you will program and produce Bloomberg marquee events focusing on technology with topics including but not limited to: tech-driven innovation, cybersecurity, tech policy, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, gaming and other cutting edge tech-related subjects. In addition, you will lead programming on events that are focused on the intersection of business, entertainment, sports and technology. 
All of Bloomberg Live’s events are created in collaboration with our editorial colleagues across our global newsroom. For these events you’ll be working closely with Bloomberg editors, TV and video anchors, reporters and analysts based in California and other key tech centers in the US, Europe and Asia, to create newsmaking, editorially relevant agendas and identify and secure appropriate speakers for the events. 


  •  Work with the Bloomberg Live editorial team in New York, London and Singapore to conceive and execute editorially-driven panels, interviews and/or presentations. 
  •  Collaborate closely with key editorial stakeholders within the larger Bloomberg newsroom to ensure our events are relevant, newsy and compelling to our sophisticated audiences across all our editorial platforms: digital, print, radio, video, social media and the Bloomberg Terminal.
  •  Build and maintain the event series website, collect and post speaker photos and bios; oversee speaker outreach efforts, including researching appropriate speakers for each event; work with Bloomberg journalists and analysts to moderate editorial sessions at the events; and generally oversee all editorial aspects of the events.
  •  Ensure that the events you help create are consistent with Bloomberg's editorial mission and standards.


  •  A minimum of eight years of journalism or equivalent experience
  •  A proven track record in developing high-concept or buzz-worthy panels, feature stories or television interviews, utilizing global executives and/or newsmakers.
  •  Strong knowledge of international business news, particularly in the areas of technology and the future of media
  •  Open to new commercial models
  •  A strong external network of newsmakers that can be relied on for ideas, bookings, and expanded relationships, particularly in the tech sector
  •  Creativity and innovation in all formats and concepts
  •  The ability to juggle multiple assignments with good time management skills
  •  Experience booking for live events and/or television and radio strongly preferred


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Salary Range: 110,000 - 160,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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