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Broadcast Editor 1-9:30pm

Content - Video | Queensbury, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to revolutionize entertainment?

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  

We are presently looking for a Broadcast Editor to …

ROLE: The primary responsibilities of the Broadcast Editor are to gather and process listings information from television networks, syndicators and distributors. Maintains accurate database information for timely use in all products.

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Establishes and maintains network-level schedules for use with station schedules in the United States and Canada.

  • Gathers show and episodic information from suppliers for database population in accordance with GN writing guidelines to reflect timely and accurate availability of network show descriptions for GN schedules.

  • Assures accuracy by fact-checking all topical data entry.

  • Analyzes, develops and recommends solutions to editorial, communication and technical procedural and operational needs to ensure the accuracy of editorial content

  • Initiates and maintains contact with publicity representatives at the networks and syndication firms.

  • Creates showcards for network programming

  • Provides internal and external customer service outside of regular business hours as part of the editorial on-call team.

  • Assists editorial, customer service, features and other departments with network-based queries.

  • Assists department Manager with workload adjustments including assigning work as needed and special projects

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Must be organized, possess multi-tasking ability and be attentive to detail.

  • Must demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must demonstrate strong satisfactory to above average accuracy and efficiency in copy editing skills; exceptional accuracy and efficiency in Grade 10/11 editing preferred.

  • AP Style Book knowledge preferred.

Our passion for music, TV, movies, and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Sydney and Queensbury to Amsterdam, we are building the team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.