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Manager - News & Content, KFSN-TV

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 763982BR Location Fresno, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Jul. 30, 2020

Job Summary:

KFSN-TV/ ABC30, the Walt Disney/ABC owned station in Fresno, CA is seeking a manager to supervise day to day news content and broadcasts.

Responsibilities:

The market’s long-time #1 news team is seeking a candidate with superior news judgment and strong editorial, promotional and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and dedicated hands-on newsperson to lead the daily operation of linear and digital content creation. Must be a master show doctor who knows how to create extremely compelling and visual newscasts in this day and age when people can get content at any time. Our team is aggressive with breaking news on all platforms, enterprise reporting, severe weather coverage and social media. This newsroom leader will supervise producers, reporters, photographers, and multi-media journalists. Reporting directly to the News Director, the candidate will also will work hand in hand with the other newsroom managers on content creation, editorial strategy and staffing. This position also requires close collaboration with production crews, programming and marketing.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience leading a newsroom during major breaking news events; ability to manage on air and behind the scenes personnel in high pressure, deadline situations; strong script and tease writing skills and Master copy editor; strong understanding of multiple digital platforms and new technology; ability to understand and pivot quickly based on digital analytics and research; Dalet experience is a plus.


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 KFSN Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

KFSN 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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