ProducerApply Now Apply Later Job ID 725602BR Location Durham, North Carolina, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Nov. 20, 2019
Are you an excellent writer who lives for breaking news? Do you know how to grow audience with new and innovative ideas? Do you have a passion for compelling content and impactful storytelling? If so, we want to hear from you.
CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO:
- Champion their newscast
- Take a lead role in editorial meetings
- Work hand-in-hand with management team on story selection
- Be able to write for digital and broadcast
- Actively participate in editorial planning and pitch stories daily
- Stay organized while managing time, people and resources
- Foster teamwork and collaboration through strong communication skills
- React quickly to breaking news and severe weather
- Thrive on deadline pressure
- Command a control booth
- Write stories that are factual and compelling, always keeping the audience in mind
- Incorporate digital elements into newscasts in a meaningful way
- College degree in journalism or related field preferred
- At least 3 years local TV newscast producing experience preferred
- Must understand basic journalism legal principles
- Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
- Experience with Dalet and Ross graphics systems preferred
- Must have general knowledge of Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat
About Walt Disney Television:
Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.
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 Walt Disney Television.
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.