• Senior Producer

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2018 4:00 PM)
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  • Overview

    Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.  


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status



    • Develop and lead creative vision for our premium documentary style video storytelling including long and short form patient stories
    • Develop partnerships and relationships with high-end production houses, medical research labs and top medical hospitals in the country
    • Manage, oversee and produce content in partnership with production companies both pre/post production; DP’s, photogs, editors, sound, lighting and graphic artists
    • The ability to write scripts for Product and Marketing Videos
    • Strong interviewing skills on set
    • Brainstorm and develop new ideas for video franchises.
    • Work with senior leadership to promote innovation in the health video space
    • Use sound research techniques to produce content with a high degree of accuracy
    • Must be a highly creative storyteller with the ability to make dry topics visually compelling for a variety of audiences.
    • Work with the Director, Video to facilitate a uniformed thread for all video narratives, helping to align creative content; ensuring video franchises are cohesive between all producers/editors/designers/vendors.
    • Responsible for upholding WebMD’s credibility in the delivery of trustworthy concepts and video products content that are in accordance with editorial and Best Practice policy
    • Responsible for developing and delivering against key video engagement metrics and delivering high quality video content in accordance with editorial and best practice policy and standards
    • On-time delivery of standard, custom and interactive video products.
    • User satisfaction
    • Editorial and high-end production quality


    •    5+ years of video storytelling experience for web and/or broadcast (feature profiles, long format docu-series required)

    • Extensive video package scripting, interviewing and research skills for broadcast/video production, especially in medical arena
    • Demonstrated experience in video production for the web
    • Thorough understanding of online video products, tools and specifications
    • Familiarity with non-linear editing
    • Microsoft Office, Share Point and editing suites
    • Must have basic editing skills
    • Demonstrated experience producing Journalism, multimedia journalism or equivalent
    • Strong familiarity with the Web and comfort level working in the technical medium
    • Experience working in a fast-paced Web environment
    • Medical/clinical writing and editing experience (a differentiator)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work
    • Detail oriented and highly organized
    • Team player, collaborator and good time management essential