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Producer, Star Sports

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10075704 Location Mumbai, India Business The Walt Disney Company (India) Date posted Feb. 13, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role:
Star Sports India is on the hunt for a passionate storyteller and proven media executive to shape the way cricket is presented on the network. This is a rare opportunity to influence and shape the sport viewing experience, across broadcast and digital platforms. As a Producer, you have a rare chance to influence the sports viewing experience across both broadcast and digital platforms. In addition to possessing extensive knowledge of the sport, the ideal candidate must have sharp and highly developed creative skills.

The incumbent will work with the Product team of Star Sports. The input team creates content for all channels of Star Sports. You understand the stories that ignite their passion for sport. You help us own the conversation. Further, you are experienced in managing live and non-live production teams and have a proven track record of bringing the best out of individuals.

Key Responsibilities:
•Ensure high quality, creatively executed productions with effective shooting/editing/scripting.
•Segments ideas for the show, treatments for segments
•Research on stories, and adequate communication of information to the show producer (Senior Producer) with suggestions on how the story is to be presented.
•Following the editorial and creative guidelines for the show
•Ensuring high quality scripting, story development, pre-production, production, and post-production on stories

Performance Measures:
•Production delivery of all properties on the Star Sports channels for core viewers across TV & Digital medium to improve engagement.
•Develop robust and thought-provoking content plans that engage audiences for longer and drives viewership.
•Managing your production team to conform to internationally acclaimed broadcast standards and practices in TV and Digital broadcast.

• Graduate/Postgraduate in any content/creative stream with minimum 6 years of experience.
• Knowledge of live broadcasting’s various aspects.
• Understanding of sports content production.
• Networking in the television production industry and knowledge of production houses as well as freelancers with
requisite production skills.
• Experience of live/taped as live shows and of producing high quality features, understanding of good camerawork
and editing.

Personal Attributes:
• A lifelong passion for winning supported by an exceptional track record of results.
• A willingness to roll up your sleeves and make things happen.
• Willingness to work the hours and go beyond the call of duty to fulfil the commitments of the role.
• Ability to thrive in a high-performance culture and build a team who are also able to operate to these high
• Effective communication skills

About Disney Star:
The Star Sports Network is home to several leading domestic and international sports with 17 channels broadcasting
premier sporting events which include cricket coverage under the purview of the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL),
International Cricket Council (ICC), Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa and Asian Cricket Council
(ACC); VIVO Pro Kabaddi; Football under Hero Indian Super League (ISL), Premier League; and Wimbledon amongst others

About The Walt Disney Company (India):

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Star India Pvt Ltd (SIPL), which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (India).

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