HIRING!! Publicity Assistant: Ellen, EXTRA, TMZ and more

  Job Title”>Publicity Assistant       134426BR – Publicity Assistant View details   APPLY ONLINE athttps://careers.timewarner.com/1033/
Time Warner Division Division”>Warner Bros. Entertainment Group
WB Business Unit Telepictures Prod
Industry Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of Interest Interest”>Public Relations/Publicity
Location United States – New York – New York
Requisition # 134426BR
Position Type Type”>Full Time
Posting Job Description SUMMARY OF POSITION
Telepictures Productions, producer of hit shows including Ellen, EXTRA, TMZ, Judge Mathis and Bethenny, is seeking a Publicity Assistant for the New York location. This position provides support to Publicity in all facets of the job.

  • Writes, drafts and services press releases, items, photos, photo captions on all Telepictures programming.
  • Interfaces with unit publicists on each series to facilitate reports, action items as needed.
  • Serves as back-up publicist on some series when unit publicist is out or on vacation.
  • Pitches and coordinates photos shoots, interviews and broadcast interviews for some New York-based talent
  • Drafts and services Telepictures corporate press releases, executive biographies and baby and marriage announcements; service to the trades
  • Maintains publicity clips and generates daily electronic publicity reports for Telepictures and Warner Bros. executives.
  • Assists unit publicists when on various remotes.
  • Researches and distributes daily press clippings to Senior Vice President, Publicity and unit publicists.
  • Maintains ongoing list of broadcast appearances for various talent.
  • Maintains various media lists for the department.
  • Troubleshoots various issues that arise, when necessary.
  • Handles general office duties for the Senior Vice President.
  • Performs basic administrative tasks (phones, faxes, set up of conference calls), coordinates travel for SVP and talent as necessary, maintains expenses and submits expense reports.
  • May provide back-up assistance to other Telepictures executives on an as needed basis.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
  • Typing: approximately 50 wpm.
  • Knowledge of Macintosh, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook required.
  • Knowledge of file set-up, maintenance and filing procedures.
  • Knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English usage.
  • Knowledge of report, letter, etc. format.
  • Previous entertainment experience preferred.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information.
  • Must be able to work overtime when needed.

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