This book provides a thorough look at the role of the producer in television and new media. Written for new and aspiring producers, it looks at both the big picture and the essential details of this demanding job. In a series of interviews, seasoned TV and new media producers share their real-world professional practices to provide rich insight into the complex, billion-dollar industries. The third edition features more on the topics of new media and what that encompasses, covering the expansion of the global marketplace of media content. The traditional role of a television producer is transforming into a new media producer, and this book provides a roadmap to the key differences, and similarities, between the two.