Publicity Director

New York, NY
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Amanda Hoffay

Job Description:

The Publicity Director is responsible for media relation, assisting in programs’ long-term communications strategy. The position reports to the VP of Communications


  • Create publicity strategy to raise awareness about the programs and drive viewership.
  • Conceive and proactively pitch stories and secure placement in print, wire, broadcast, and digital media about the programs, anchors and correspondents.
  • Generate coverage of reporting, investigations and interviews.
  • Write press releases and other promotional materials to publicize the programs’ upcoming broadcasts.
  • Publicize ratings successes to media.
  • Handle interview and internal requests for anchors, correspondents and the programs’ executives.
  • Generating and maintaining media lists.
  • Maintain a strong working rapport with talent.
  • Promote the broadcast
  • Work closely with the show's social media team to create campaigns around large events, series and initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key media contacts.
  • Keep senior management informed of publicity activities and challenges.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 plus years experience in public relations, corporate communications or related field
  • Experience working in television or the media industry
  • Strong understanding of social media integrations; experience running successful social media campaign preferred

Required Education:

  • BA/BS Degree

Client Description:

This legendary company has entertained, informed and inspired people around the globe for over 90 years. Named one of Forbes top companies to work for year over year, this is where dreams really do come true.

Whether you’re looking to create, support business growth and development, work behind-the-scenes on your favorite TV shows or upcoming movies, or anything in-between, this is your opportunity to start the next chapter of your career story and help create the exhilarating experiences this company is known for worldwide.

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.