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WTVD/ABC 11 – Reporter

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 946445BR Location Durham, North Carolina, United States / Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Business ABC News Date posted Mar. 17, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

Job Summary:

ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a collaborative, ethical and empathetic Reporter who loves to dig and enterprise lead stories.

We want a self-starter and storyteller who can work effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Candidates must have a passion for uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. The Reporter must be a dynamic communicator and strong leader with the ability to authentically engage and connect with a diverse audience. The person will have the ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms. The Reporter will participate in the editorial decision-making process as it relates to story assignments, sourcing subjects featured in stories and developing community relationships to expand the diversity of voices in our storytelling.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record and generate impactful content by uncovering stories through investigation and research. We want a team player who can turn visually creative, memorable stories that provide context and perspective.

Responsibilities:

  • Offer creative and innovative ideas for elevated storytelling
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the community, which includes representing the station and participating at various community events
  • Inspires with humility and inclusive behaviors

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to shoot visual content, report, write, edit and produce stories on deadline for multiple platforms, such as linear, digital and social platforms
  • Excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills
  • Superior on-camera presentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience preferred

Required Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • A college degree or equivalent

Additional Information:

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This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.



About ABC News:

The General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 we call ABC News.

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.

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