executive planning producer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Storyteller with 26 years of experience in media. From finding and executing stories to managing an international team working on content strategies. Driven to craft messaging around specific narratives in business, health and wellness, travel and leisure and everything in between. Meticulous in managing and carrying out a vision. Nimble and proactive and fast to react when crisis management is needed. Motivated to learn, grow and excel at the highest level. Understanding the power of a brand and the importance of business reputation through thoughtful messaging. Known as hardworking leader and project manager with a proven track record of accomplishments. Always looking for new and creative ways to innovate and amplify global reach through unique presentation.

  • News media expert
  • Project manager
  • Cross functional
  • Team leadership
  • Budget management
  • Strategic thinker
  • Relationship builder
  • Collaboration
  • Content creation
  • Highly organized
  • Global perspective in media and coverage opportunities
  • Digital/ social storytelling with video, stills or data
  • SEO and metrics
Work History
Executive Planning Producer, 04/2000 - 04/2008
Meredith Corporation Henderson, NV,
  • Key manager in major market news operation responsible for 42 hours of live television each week
  • Work directly with Vice President of News to develop short term and long coverage plans and then oversee their execution
  • Directly supervise team of 15 planning and assignment editors
  • Fully responsible for all special event coverage
  • Coordinate assignments with special projects unit
  • Coordinate logistics with operations manager and help manage ENG and SNG crews
  • Liaison with community affairs to develop station community service projects and news coverage of those events
  • Work closely with creative services on promotable stories
  • Event planning and continuing coverage includes September 11th and Anniversary coverage, D.C. Sniper Attacks and trials, Anthrax, IMF-World Bank Riots, American Idol Auditions and live coverage, President Reagan and Ford Funerals, 2000, 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections and Inaugurations. Washington Nationals Opening Day 2008, Pope\'s visit 2008
  • Co-produced special programming including World War II Memorial, Stuff a Truck, Save a Life Saturday, Housing Survival Guide and Mentoring Monday
  • Played a key role developing, planning and launch of 11am, 5pm, 6pm and 11pm newscast
  • Given full responsibility to develop content plan for daily four hour morning newscast. Took it to the number one ratings position, beating all network morning shows including The Today Show
Senior Planning Supervisor, 05/2008 - 08/2011
CNN International City, STATE,
  • Plan and execute news and feature content for the network
  • Coordinate day to day coverage working with newsroom teams and closely with news gathering teams
  • Assist Director of Planning leading teams in four production hubs
  • Key manager developing networks planning systems to communicate and track projects
  • Contribute to guest ideas identifying key voices on various subjects
  • Manage several high profile sponsored programming strands
  • From concept creation to execution overseeing every aspect of production
  • In addition liaising with public relations, marketing, ad sales, digital and finance. Creating and building partnerships
  • Responsible for budget oversight and project management duties
Executive Producer, 09/2011 - Current
CNNI Productions CNN International City, STATE,
  • Reporting to Executive Director of Productions for CNN International
  • Oversee key programming strands with diverse and various focus. From health to travel to business and news. Two travel related shows with Richard Quest, Business Traveller and World of Wonder.
  • Manage key on air talent
  • Research and develop coverage plans, approve concepts, planning, copy, travel and final product. From the Idea to the final execution
  • Responsible for oversight and management of multi million dollar budgets
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders across the organization seamlessly and with transparency
  • Managing multiple high value projects simultaneously
  • Coordinate with global communication teams
  • Implemented quality control measures to ensure standards were met
  • Hired and managed production crews for studio and location shoots
  • Supervised team of 20+, identified problems and provided effective solutions to maintain team productivity
  • Innovate and create new content presentation and revenue opportunities
Bachelor of Arts: Mass Communications, Expected in
University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida,
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Awards and Accomplishments
  • 2017 FPA Runner up Science Story of the Year-Vital Signs
  • 2014 National Headliner Award, Going Green: Earth
  • 2014 NAMIC Vision Award, Leading Women
  • 2014 New York Festival, Health,Worlds Untold Stories
  • 2013 Foreign Press Association, Environment Story of the Year
  • 2012 National Headline Award, Extreme Science Documentary
  • 2008 Emmy Award, Executive Producer, Papal Mass
  • 2005 National Edward R Murrow Award-Breaking News-Bank Robbery
  • 2004 Edward R Murrow Award -Continuous Coverage-Sniper
  • 2003 National Edward R Murrow Award- Spot News-Sniper
  • 2002 Emmy Award, Executive Producer, September 11th Anniversary
  • Social Media Management, Georgetown University, January 2016
  • Viral Marketing/Contagious Content, Coursera, May 2016

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