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The Walt Disney Company Publicist in Los Angeles, California

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Publicist (FX Networks – Los Angeles, CA 90064)

FX Networks is seeking a Publicist to assist in executing the publicity campaigns for FX, FXX and FXM shows.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch to media; write press releases, bios and all other collateral publicity materials for LA-based shows; book and coordinate print and online interviews, talk show appearances, photo shoots, set visits, affiliate satellite tours, radio press junkets, new media initiatives and other press-related functions.

  • Work with the rest of the FX Publicity team in set visits special events, premieres, stunts, promotions, conventions, trade shows, photo shoots and press junkets. Help with facilitating press interviews and escorting talent for marketing stunts, photo shoots, etc.

  • Provide support for other FX Networks series and specials, including all LA-based productions. Select electronic clip requests for talent media appearances, and work with Legal to clear all clips for use.

  • Assist in the planning of press conferences, TCA sessions and various major market affiliate events.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree in communications or related field preferred.

  • 3+ years experience working in a publicity department or PR agency required. Must have at least one year of experience in television network publicity.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must, along with good people skills.

  • Good customer service and superior interpersonal communication skills are required.

  • Must be detail oriented, reliable, and able to manage multiple projects at once.

  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet navigation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Job ID: R10010404

Location: Los Angeles,California

Job Posting Company:

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