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Head Writer/Producer (Contract Position)

Content | Las Vegas, NV | Contract

Job Description

Head Writer/Producer (Contract Position)

About Us:
Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced, Head Writer/Producer to join our Premium content team to lead a group of writers/producers around our new content partnership with Caesars. 

The B/R x Caesars creative team will be tasked with writing, creating and executing content involving socializing, generalizing and gamifying sports betting culture. This head writer will lead a small team of other writers/producers to help develop concepts for game shows and live football shows emanating from a state-of-the-art studio being built at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

This team-player is responsible for directing and/or producing top-level productions as well as managing and mentoring junior writer/producers on the team. The Head Writer/producer will also assist the Executive Producer/showrunner in identifying new storytelling trends and elevating content capabilities of the Caesars content team

This position is an initial 2 year contract position with the potential to extend.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with Exec Producer/Showrunner to develop, write, and direct and produce show executions, segments and videos.
  • Oversees day-to-day operations to implement the overall content vision as established by the EP/showrunner
  • Generate and pitch ideas on a weekly basis, building a strategy with a content lead.
  • Work with producers to make sure creative vision set by EP/showrunner is being realized on set.
  • Helps determine the creative vision and "look and feel" of shows and series, aligned with respective Executive Producer's vision.
  • Assists with the creation of all promotional material that maximize appeal of programming to viewers.
  • Works with programming to ensure required timely delivery of all assets.
  • 7+ years experience working in a professional video production environment
  • Manages the performance of a writing/producing team which includes but is not limited to annual performance reviews, career growth guidance, coaching and compensation recommendations
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Job located in Las Vegas

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.