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Freelance Multi Media Journalist
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Durham, North Carolina, United States
Feb. 14, 2020
Walt Disney Television and WTVD-TV/ABC11, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh/Durham, NC, is seeking a smart and aggressive freelance multi-media journalist (MMJ) who loves to dig and enterprise lead stories. We want a self-starter and team player who can collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Applicants are expected to turn visually creative, memorable stories with active live shots along with content for ABC 11’s digital platforms. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing great contacts and sources and telling impactful stories. Our ideal candidate innovates every day and is willing to experiment with new technology. Candidate will be working weekends.
This person must be organized and work well under pressure and constant deadlines. We want someone who brings a positive attitude every day and is receptive to feedback.
Candidates should have a solid resume reel showing superior on camera presentation. Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision making skills. Candidates must be able to shoot video and edit stories for linear and digital. A college degree and at least five years of experience in a top 50 market are preferred.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call ABC.
WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.